2018 sustainability dates to remember

Here are some of the environmental awareness and action days for 2018.

This list is not exhaustive and will be updated as other events are identified.

February 15-17–World Sustainable Development Summit (New Delhi, India)

Sunday, March 18–Global Recycling Day

Wednesday, March 21–International Day of Forests

Thursday, March 22–World Water Day

Saturday, March 24, 8:30-9:30 p.m. local time–Earth Hour

April 20-21–International Conference on Climate Change: Impacts & Responses (University of California at Berkeley)

Saturday, April 21–Great Cloth Diaper Change

Sunday, April 22–Earth Day

Friday, April 27–Arbor Day

Friday, May 18–Endangered Species Day

Monday, May 28–World Hunger Day

Friday, June 8–World Oceans Day

Monday, June 11–World Agriculture Day

Friday, June 15–Global Wind Day

Sunday, June 17–World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought

Thursday, June 21–National Dump the Pump Day (Take public transit instead of driving.)

Friday, June 22–World Rainforest Day

Thursday, August 2–Earth Overshoot Day (By this date, humans will have used more from nature than the planet can replenish in a year.)

Sunday, August 12–World Elephant Day

Sunday, August 19–International Orangutan Day

September 12-14–Global Climate Action Summit (San Francisco, CA)

Wednesday, October 10–World Homeless Day

Tuesday, October 16–World Food Day

Wednesday, October 17–International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

Monday, November 19–World Toilet Day

Tuesday, December 4–Wildlife Conservation Day



About Elizabeth Grisham

I am a journalist, historian and communication researcher. I hold Bachelor of Arts degrees in history and communication from George Mason University and Master of Arts degrees in pre-doctoral American history and science communication, also from Mason. I study epidemics, public health policy and related communication practices. Law degrees and a Ph.D. in history--with a focus on public health--to come.
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1 Response to 2018 sustainability dates to remember

  1. Nathi says:

    Hello Elizabeth

    My heartfelt thanks to you for following my blog, and for all the likes & comments!And hope we continue to grow and support each other in this journey!

    Also, my blog A Wayward Scribbles reached the milestone of 500+ followers last month and I thought why not celebrate it!

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