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Pakistani rag-pickers search for recycleable items at a garbage dump on the outskirts of Lahore on Friday. World Environment Day is celebrated every year on June 5 with the objective to raise global awareness among the common people for global environmental concerns.
Henryk, 58, eats his meal at the Camillian Mission shelter for homeless people in Warsaw where he has lived for five years. Food Bank SOS distributes food, including produce that would have otherwise gone to waste, to charities such as the Camillian Mission. Cutting the amount of food that goes to waste is the theme of this year’s World Environment Day on Wednesday. The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation estimates that about a third of all the food produced for human consumption worldwide every year is wasted.
An Indian man dries plastic bags for reuse at an industrial area on the outskirts of Jammu, India, on Wednesday. The UN celebrates World Environment Day on June 5 to stimulate global awareness on environmental issues