Earth Day is finally here! Every year, people around the world are celebrating the Earth Day on 22 April. Earth Day marks the important milestone of the environmental movement in 1970, which aims to raise the awareness and conservation of environment. However, Earth Day is actually not just one day celebration to promote a sustainable environment. Earth Day is hold in order to create awareness among public to play their roles in their everyday life, with the simple practices to make our environment clean and green.
Taking care of the environment is crucial to inherit a better world for our next generation. However, our Earth is getting sick. The Earth is weakened by devastating pollutions and global warming. You may not notice that the polar ice caps are melting and the sea level rises, but you can feel the weather become unpredictable, hotter and hotter.
Our Earth is melting, what we can do to save our earth? In fact, all of us can be the hero to protect the Earth by our little actions. We can
• Practice the three R’s of waste management: Reduce, reuse, and recycle!
• Plant more trees to conserve the water and purify the air
• Use water wisely
• Switch off the lights and unplug the electronic products when you are not at home
At Zenxin, we use organic farming to protect our earth. With the cultivation method without pesticide and chemical fertiliser, organic farming can increase the top soil layer which provides the nutrients to plants and save the earth from water and soil pollution. Plants will take up the rain water and organic farming can prevent from the extra nitrogen which not used by plants, leached into rivers and groundwater. Apart from that, organic farming can prevent any harmful chemical from pesticides and chemical fertiliser residue in food and keep us healthy. Also, we make our own organic compost with leave, weed and vegetable waste to fertilise soil.
On top of that, we adopt the conservation practices at our Zenxin Organic Park. We use filtered rain water for watering plants and recycle the used pallets become a reception counter, signboards as well as furniture. We build an Attap natural roofing corridor to provide shelter and use DIY plastic bottle windmills to decorate our Happy Farm. Educational park programmes are available for schools, companies, organisations and special groups. We also encourage our customers to bring their reusable shopping bags when they go grocery shopping.
This year, Zenxin Organic Park once again organises a special event for Earth Day on 25 & 26 April 2015. There will be mini environmental exhibitions, special guided tour for Earth Day, recycling sorting game as well as seed boom DIY. Visit our park this weekend to know more about how we can do our part to make the Earth sustainable. You will learn a lot of simple tips like how to purify the air in your house, how to grow a plant at home, how to sorting the recycling items and more.
(Besides the activities above, we will visit a kindergarten and conduct an Earth Day programme to teach our young children to how we can make the Earth greener and healthier. Follow our Facebook: Zenxin Agri Organic Food & Zenxin Organic Park to know more about the stories)