Our Top 25 plastic-free awareness adverts
19th Jul 2019

July is Plastic Free month. Uzwelo was started with the aim of reducing and recycling waste fabric and creating a better world. An ambitious goal, yes! Nevertheless, one that can be achieved if we all do our bit.

So, in keeping with the #MakingMovesForThePlanet we thought we would showcase some of our favourite adverts from around the world raising awareness of the plastic threat to our environment.

In our mind they perfectly highlight the threat that single-use plastic poses to the environment while also inspiring us to make positive lifestyle changes.

We would value your comments on what is your favourite from this list, or post one that you think is worthy of mention.

Under the surface
for Surfrider Foundation
Agency: WeSoundCompany
Date: March 2019
Shameful Plastic Bags
for East West Market
Agency: Rethink
Date: June 2019
for World Oceans Day
Agency: Hopkins & Jackson
Date: June 2016
New Aqua Creatures
for Veen
Agency: Bang In The Middle
Date: March 2019
No Hand Barrell
for Surfrider Foundation
Agency: Arnold
Date: June 2013
Plastic Debris
for Surfrider Foundation
Agency: Leo Burnett
Date: May 2011
Agency: M&C Saatchi
Date: July 2017
Plastic Seal, Plastic Turtle
for Sea Shepherd
Agency: Tribal & DDB
Date: March 2019
Straws Suck: Turtle
for Greenpeace
Agency: Rethink
Date: July 2018
Plastic is Forever, Statues caught in stunt
for Plastic Pollution Coalition
Agency: Rethink
Date: May 2010
for WWF
Date:  October 2013
for Sea Shepherd
Agency: Ogilvy
Date: October 2018
Plastic Bag Free World
Agency: One Black Bear
Date: July 2018
Mushroom Cloud
for Surfers Against Sewage
Agency: M&C Saatchi
Date: July 2017
Danger in the Water – Tsunami
for Less Plastic
Agency: Project Worldwide
Date: November 2018
Plastic bottle
for Let’s Do It Romania!
Agency: TBWA
Date: July 2016
Date: September 2007
Interesting that this advert is over 12 years old!
Plastic Hand Grenade
for Greenpeace
Agency: DDB
Date: February 2019
Plastic Ocean
for Global 2000
Agency: Heimat
Date: June 2018
for City of Florianópolis
Agency: D/Araújo
Date: June 2018
World Environment Day 2018, 3
for Environmentalist Foundation of India
Agency: TinyTall
Date: June 2018
Brain Corals
for WWF
Agency: BBDO
Date: September 2011
Ocean Care