Go Green for the St. Patrick's Day

Every year on St. Patrick's Day, the world around us suddenly seems a little...jealous.

It's not just Kermit the Frog, the Hulk, or that guy in your office with the green tie or green hat. Green food, green parades, green fountains, and famous attractions around the world all show a green glow.

People celebrate with parades, parties, and lots of green clothing. However, why not combine tradition with green behaviour? Go green for St. Patrick’s Day and ride an eco-friendly electric bike to support more green behavior.

St. Patrick's Day: Tradition and Celebration.

St. Patrick's Day commemorates the patron saint of Ireland and has evolved into a global celebration of Irish culture. And with our tips on how to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in an environmentally friendly way, you can make the feast day even greener.

1. Ride Green with an Electric bike.

Electric bikes, also known as e-bikes, have become increasingly popular in recent years. These bikes combine pedal power and electric assistance to provide a convenient and environmentally friendly mode of transportation.

Compared with cars, electric bikes are more environmentally friendly. Relying only on pedals and electricity to provide power, it cannot pollute the environment with waste gas and other waste. Of course, you don’t have to worry about parking issues and other additional related costs;

Compared with traditional bicycles, electric bikes can provide more powerful power and provide long-term, long-distance riding. You can challenge various complex terrain environments with confidence.

2. Use environmentally friendly materials for decorations.

Every year, after the St. Patrick's Day holiday celebrations, plastic flags, hats, wigs, ribbons, and other decorations are discarded throughout the streets. The majority of these things are made of plastic, which is incredibly damaging to the environment. Why not decorate using environmentally friendly materials.

Ditching cheap plastic does not have to result in a drab party. Consider using long-lasting materials like wood for your decorations. They will most certainly cost more the first year, but they will last longer, and because you chose to buy them, you are more likely to care for them. By reusing your party supplies, you reduce your environmental impact.

3. Eat locally sourced vegetables.

St. Patrick's Day is all about socializing and sharing food. This year, why not cook at home using organic and locally sourced ingredients? You could even keep with the green motif and only use green vegetables. Try a green smoothie or green kale and cabbage.

4. Unplug for one day.

Take a short digital detox. Put your phone aside and turn off your computer screen. Resist the impulse to check your social media profiles. Spend time communicating with your friends and relatives. Mobile phones have a considerably bigger carbon footprint than you might imagine. Aside from the energy and rare materials needed to make a phone or laptop, the combined carbon footprint of the 7.7 billion mobile phones used globally in 2020 was The amount of greenhouse gases is around 580 million tons of CO2 equivalent.
Even if you only use your phone for one hour per day, you will emit 63 kilos of CO2e annually.

5. Green your home with plants.

Grab some plants. Green plants may not only add vitality to your home, but they also help to filter the air and lower indoor air pollution levels.

According to research, indoor plants can also improve mental wellness. Indoor plants, according to this RHS article, can reduce stress, improve mood, and boost concentration and productivity.

6. Abandon the car.

This St. Patrick's Day, go green by walking, biking, or taking public transportation. Taking public transportation can add additional perks to your festival excursion.
Public traffic also eliminates parking hassles and associated expenditures.

Let’s celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in a greener way. You can also invite your family, neighbors, and friends to join you in your activities to call on more people to celebrate this festival in an environmentally friendly way.