In light of the COVID-19 outbreak, Global Action Plan (GAP), the charity who organises Clean Air Day, is announcing that Clean Air Day 2020 will be postponed to Thursday, October 8th. The success of the Clean Air Day campaign relies heavily on multiple organisations and communities coming together to demonstrate the difference we can all … [Continue Reading]
Clean Air Day
THURSDAY, June 20th marked the culmination of several months of effort by people and organisations across the country who staged Clean Air Day events.
We had people contacting us right up until the day itself who wanted to become involved in everything from giving a talk about electric vehicles to a school’s no idling/active travel event. Alternatively, they wanted to ensure colleagues signed a pledge card committing themselves to an action to cut air pollution and improve their health.
There were 112 event organisers, 21 local authorities, hundreds of school pupils, NHS staff, local cycling and walking groups, MPs, MSPs and public support from two cabinet secretaries.
As the event coordinator in Scotland, we would like to thank everyone who took part. Make sure Thursday 18th June is in your diary for next year`s Clean Air Day!
We want to say a big thanks to everyone who participated in Clean Air Day. From Stornoway to Plockton and Moray to Aberdeen, Dundee, Glasgow to Ayrshire, the national event on Thursday, June 20th raised awareness of how we can all help improve air quality through active travel, public transport, not idling our engines and … [Continue Reading]
A SCHOOLBOY’S artwork showing the world choked by traffic fumes has launched Glasgow City Council’s flagship Clean Air Day event in George Square. Samuel Ribier, aged six, a pupil at St Vincent’s Primary School in Carnwadric, Glasgow, drew ‘Sad World’ to highlight the damage caused by polluting cars to people’s health and the environment. It … [Continue Reading]
Thursday, June 20, 2019, marks Clean Air Day – a red letter day for air quality! That’s when people and organisations will come together across Scotland for the annual event to raise awareness of the difference we can all make to the air we breathe. Environmental Protection Scotland is once again coordinating Clean Air Day … [Continue Reading]
Less that three weeks until Clean Air Day and the official launch of the big event took place in George Square by Hyndland Secondary School kids.
PLANS are gathering pace for Scotland’s second Clean Air Day with all local authorities throwing their weight behind the event on Thursday June 21. Environmental Protection Scotland (EPS), which is co-ordinating the event, on behalf of the Scottish Government, working with UK organisers Global Action Plan.
Environmental Protection Scotland is delighted to announce that it will be co-ordinating Clean Air Day 2018. This year’s event takes place on Thursday June 21. EPS will be working with the UK organisers Global Action Plan (GAP) and the Scottish Government to deliver events and activities to encourage people to consider environmentally friendly modes of … [Continue Reading]