What is Earth Hour?
Earth Hour was founded by WWF and partners as a lights-out event in Sydney in 2007 to draw attention to the devastating effects of climate change.
It is now held annually on the last Saturday of March. Earth Hour is one of the world’s largest grassroots movements for the environment and encourages millions of people in over 180 countries to switch off their lights and show support for the planet.
Earth hour has sparked global conversations about protecting nature, because it is our strongest ally against climate change. According to WWF, nearly 1 in 6 species are at risk of extinction from climate change and our incredible oceans and forests need protecting too.
In light of the on-going Coronavirus outbreak, below is a list of things that can be done to participate in this year’s Earth Hour:
01. Switch off your lights
This is the DNA of the Earth Hour movement and the easiest way to participate this Earth Hour. Simply switch off all non-essential lights for an hour!
Get some candles ready and whip up healthy and delicious meals that will make your taste buds tingle!
03. Camp in your backyard or living room
If you love the adventure of camping outdoors, we challenge you to turn your back garden or living room into your very own camping space!
04. Up your sustainability knowledge and know-how
Learn what you can do in your daily life to start living more sustainably -even the smallest actions add up! Read how here
At Apogee we are committed to driving sustainable initiatives throughout all of our operations. This year we are making a big push, internally and externally, in making our operations even more sustainable and encouraging our staff to participate in Earth Hour to give back to our planet. Click here to find out more.