Fireworks have become a symbol of celebration around the world, from New Year’s Eve to Independence Day.
But with the growing awareness of the environment, the disadvantages of fireworks are becoming clearer. Fireworks made from harmful plastics and chemicals not only pollute the earth but also pollute the oxygen in the atmosphere.
Fireworks are the most prominent religious festival in India, but Diwali was banned in several states and the capital, New Delhi, in November last year due to fears of increased air pollution during the Corona virus epidemic. Many people were outraged by the ban on fireworks.
According to the Indian government, the main reason for the ban on fireworks is the rise in the air quality index, but despite the ban, the Indian capital’s air quality index on Diwali was 481, while more than one and a half hundred are considered harmful to health. It is also worth noting that the maximum rating on the air quality index is five hundred, he can not even measure more than that.
A recent report by the German Federal Environment Agency states that 2,000 tons of such particles are released into the atmosphere each year from fireworks alone, with 75% of them occurring on December 31, the New Year’s Eve celebration. Fireworks in almost every part of the world.
That’s why environmental groups are pushing for a ban on fireworks and new alternatives, such as drones and laser shows, while fireworks makers say they are exposed to hazardous substances, heavy metals and the environment. Working to limit the use of plastics. But whatever the circumstances, it seems that the days of fireworks are numbered and sooner or later the traditional fireworks will end.