New Delhi: Ahead of 45th World Environment Day celebrations, for which the global host is India, actors Arjun Kapoor and Aditi Rao Hydari join #BeatPlasticPollution campaign which has been initiated by UN Environment. ‘It takes one small step to #BeatPlasticPollution! I have replaced using plastic bottles with a metal one. It’s convenient and environment-friendly,’ said Actor Arjun Kapoor. While, actor Aditi Rao who has taken the pledge to replace plastic bottles with a greener alternative – a glass bottle, said, “Thank you, Dia Mirza, for taking up this wonderful initiative and for making sure we stay responsible always!”
See Arjun Kapoor’s World Environment Day Post
It takes one small step to #BeatPlasticPollution! I’ve replaced using plastic bottles with a metal one. It’s convinient & environment friendly. Tagging @AnushkaSharma @RanveerOfficial & @ParineetiChopra to take up the challenge & inspire others to choose a sustainable future. pic.twitter.com/JNWbIgiVU8
— Arjun Kapoor (@arjunk26) June 3, 2018
See Aditi Rao Hydari’s Post
Dee!!!??? Thank you for taking up this wonderful initiative & for making sure we stay responsible always! ??
Nominating @DianaPenty, @sonamakapoor, @RajkummarRao & @ReallySwara. Hope you guys are up for a challenge! ?☺️#BeatPlasticPollution#WorldEnvironmentDay@deespeak pic.twitter.com/D8PDkaM4tI
— Aditi Rao Hydari (@aditiraohydari) June 3, 2018
Further nominating their friends for the #BeatPlasticPollution Challenge, Arjun Kapoor said, “Tagging Anushka Sharma, Ranveer Singh, and Parineeti Chopra to take up the challenge and inspire others to choose a sustainable future.”
On the other hand, Aditi Rao Hydari nominated Diana Penty, Sonam Kapoor, Rajkummar Rao and Swara Bhasker.
Earlier, both, Arjun Kapoor and Aditi Rao Hydari have asked people to go green – Aditi Rao Hydari in February supported ‘Break-Up’ campaign started by actor Dia Mirza and United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) that asked netizens to give up their toxic relationship with plastics and forge a lasting relationship with sustainable alternatives on the Valentine’s Day. Arjun Kapoor urged citizens to ‘celebrate Diwali with a smile and not with crackers.’
Till now, #BeatPlasticPollution campaign has got the support from actor Alia Bhatt, Dia Mirza, Environmentalist Afroz Shah, Union Environment Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan, UN Environment Head Erik Solheim, Hollywood actors Tom Felton and James Cromwell, to name a few.