World Meat Free Day
World Meat Free Day is celebrated on June 15 of every year. On World Meat Free Day, people all over the world will try to go meat-free for just one day. Even though you are an omnivore who eats meat on the everyday basis and could never think a life without eating meat, World Meat Free Day is the perfect day to take a break from your practices and try something different.
“Green vegetables are something that fascinate chefs; the ability to keep vegetables green. How do we keep them green? What makes them green? Why are they green? And then that sort of army green. Why do they go from bright vibrant electric green to army green, and how can we avoid that?” – Wylie Dufresne
History of World Meat Free Day
Meat-free days have been a part of many traditions and religions over the millennia. Scientists say that by 2050, the world’s population will increase to over 9 billion people, which are 30% higher than now. If we can’t make any changes to our diet, the increase in meat production is forecasted to touch around 200 million tons. So it is a need to meat-free for one day on 12th June. Hence you can see not only the impact, but it can also have the impact on your health and environment. So you can consider going for meat-free more often in the future.
If you go for Meat Free for one day, you will save the following things:
- The daily water usage of nine people.
- Plenty carbon emissions to boil a kettle 388 times.
- Up to 90 calories, about as much as two rich tea biscuits.
- Up to 11g of fat which is equivalent to two whole teaspoons of butter.
Other Celebrations on June 15
June 15 is also celebrated as
- World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
- National Smile Power Day
- Magna Carta Day
- National Lobster Day
- Nature Photography Day
- National Flip Flop Day
How to celebrate World Meat Free Day
Celebrating the World Meat Free Day is quite easy and very simple to remember. Just go for meat-free on World Meat Free Day and advise your friends, family members to go to meat-free on that day. On World Meat Free Day, raise the awareness among the peoples about the importance of going Meat-free. You can also use the hashtag #WorldMeatFreeDay to increase awareness on social media.