What is Earth Day? 

Unlike Earth Hour, Earth Day is on April 22 every year. On this day, everyone will join hands to call and take actions to protect the natural environment. However to make this day more reachable and easy to follow, this article will be a guideline of practical key actions to do on Earth Day. And from there, those could become a daily habit for anyone to follow.


1. Limit using plastic 

In stead of using plastic products, you can bring cloth bags, and woven bags to buy things; use personal bottles to buy water, or use gray sedge straws, rice straws, etc. The reducing of plastic waste of each person can lead to a bigger picture for the environment. 

2. Reuse and recycle

Before you throw anything away, see if it can be reused or recycled. This helps reduce plastic waste as well as save you money.

3. Waste sorting

Sorting household waste and plastic waste will greatly help garbage collectors in managing and disposing more easily. As a result, it will create optimistic influence on the environment of many species. It may take a bit of time and effort to do at first, but no one can resist its wonderful benefits and environmental values of this act.

4. Use public transport

Using public transport, bike, or carpool when possible may be a bit inconvenient for some people. However, it is an easy and practical way to reduce carbon emissions into the environment - one of leading reasons for global warming and air pollution. 

5. Plant trees

Not only helping to reduce environmental pollution, planting trees also helps bring freshness and comfort to the atmosphere and attract positive energy. If you aren't able to plant a huge tree, try with a tiny pot of tree on your table to add a green touch to your living space.


A habit can be built step by step by little change in daily habits, repeatedly day by day to created a positive impact to the environment. With those actions above, CHUS hopes that everyone can consider every day as Earth Day when applying them in daily basis. So that together, the Earth could become more beautiful and healthy.