Since the first Earth Day in 1970, the milestone has marked an anniversary of the birth of a modern environmental movement. A day that gives voice to an emerging public consciousness about the state of our planet. It’s unbelievable to think that Air pollution was once commonly accepted as the smell of prosperity. Whereas today, we understand the inseparable link between pollution and public health more than ever before. Realising why we need to raise public awareness and concern for living organisms, and in doing so, change our habits one day at a time.
Earth Day is internationally recognised as the largest secular observance in the world. Marked by more than a billion people every year, it’s a day where politics is left at the door, in favour of holistic action to change human behaviour and create global, national and local policy changes.
With the future in mind, we’ve turned our sights to the simple bits – How we can all make a difference, piece by piece. If you want to start living better, you have to take the plunge. Here’s our definitive guide to conscious consumption.
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Ben lives in Sydney, Australia. He has a Bachelor's Degree (Media, Technology and the Law) from Macquarie University (2020). Outside of his studies, he has spent the last decade heavily involved in the automotive, technology and fashion world. Turning his passion and expertise into a Journalist position at Man of Many where he continues to write about everything that interests the modern man. Conducting car reviews on both the road and track, hands-on reviews of cutting-edge technology and employing a vast knowledge in the space of fashion and sneakers to his work. One day he hopes to own his own brand.