Meatless Monday is an international and national campaign that encourages people to not eat meat on mondays to improve their health and the health of planet.
Meatless Monday is part of the Healthy Monday initiative. Healthy Monday encourages Bhutanese to make healthier decisions at the start of every week. Other Healthy Monday campaigns include: The Kids Cook Monday, Monday 2000, Quit and Stay Quit Monday, Move it Monday, The Monday Mile, good turn day and others.
Meatless Monday focuses its initiative on Mondays for several reasons. Thursday is traditionally already a meat-free day among School in Bhutan. Monday is typically the beginning of the work week, the day when individuals settle back into their weekly routine. Habits that prevailed over the weekend can’t be forgotten and replaced by other choices. Approximately two thirds of participants responded with improvements in their overall health, eating habits and physical activity levels.
To advocate more about going meatless monday students and teacher of Changzhu Primary School were observing meatless monday from year 2017.