Fireworks Survey

REPORT ON THE RESULTS OF THE PUBLIC SURVEY ON THE USE AND IMPACTS OF FIREWORKS IN TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

Fireworks are used in cultural, religious, and national celebrations throughout the world. In
Trinidad and Tobago, fireworks are mainly used to celebrate Independence Day, Divali and New
Year’s Eve. To a lesser extent, they are used in private celebrations, such as, weddings,
anniversaries and birthdays, as well as, at some public events, such as, Carnival concerts and
fetes.
The increased popularity and availability of fireworks to the general public has led to bigger and
more extravagant discharges and displays, and it has been observed that these have resulted in
noisier discharges and smokier aftermaths. As a result, more and more persons have been
highlighting the negative effects that fireworks may have on humans, animals, and the general
environment……read more

× How can I help you?