Act Now Environmental Awareness Campaign – Azerbaijan 2020.

Act Now is a United Nations Campaign for Individual action on Climate Change and sustainability. It also aims to accelerate implementation of Paris Agreement.

Azerbaijan has issued a Miniature sheet with 10 Stamps on the theme Act Now Environmental Awareness Campaign on 08 Sep 2020. The print run is 10,000. The value of MS is 4.50 Manat.

Current Lifestyles are unsustainable . Resource extraction has more than tripled since 1970 including a 45% increase in Fossil Fuel use. The extraction and Processing of Materials, Food , Fuels contribute half of total global greenhouse gas emissions and over 90% bio diversity loss and water stress.

HERE’S WHERE EVERYONE OF US CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE

WATER ENERGY TRANSPORT FOOD FASHION WASTE

0.30 Manat – Consume Meat Free Meals – Plant based foods have lower environmental impacts.

0.30 Manat -Purchase Local Produce

0.30 Manat -Recycle – 11.2 tonnes of solid waste is collected world wide which contributes to 5% of Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions. Every tonne of paper recycled can save 17 trees and water. Only 9% plastic is being recycled. e-waste generated has grown from 4.3 to 5,5 kgs per capita annually between 2010 to 2019