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Save water by showering together, says Axe

Today is Earth Day, and Axe Canada and ad agency Zig are sexing up the proceedings (it's about time!) by recommending that you share your shower with significant others…

April 22, 2010, 11:06 AM EDT

Brita ad takes aim at plastic-bottle hoarders

I can't wait until Earth Day is over, so we won't be bombarded with sappy "environmental messages" like this Brita ad by DDB Canada. So what if some folks…

April 21, 2010, 9:36 AM EDT

Stop urinating on the planet, Canadians told

Idle Free Calgary makes a strong bid for ickiest ad of the year with "Unacceptable" via JOE Media Group. The spot surely sets a record for most instances of…

April 5, 2010, 8:54 AM EDT

Flick of a switch controls this Earth Hour ad

The World Wildlife Fund teamed up with Hot Chip to create this cool online ad for Earth Hour. It's actually two videos in one—a "light" version and a…

March 24, 2010, 1:01 PM EDT

U.K. nixes climate-change ads over wording

The U.K. advertising watchdog has ordered that a pair of government print ads warning of climate change be pulled for suggesting that horrible devastation is on the way,…

March 18, 2010, 11:48 AM EDT

Break me off a piece of that orangutan hand

Orangutan fingers make for a great mid-afternoon snack. Crunchy on the outside, gooey and bloody in the middle. This little shock PSA is from Greenpeace, which is trying…

March 17, 2010, 9:18 AM EDT

Anti-plastics PSAs maybe a bit too beautiful

Borders Perrin Norrander in Oregon has put together some animated clips for the Surfrider Foundation, the environmental group devoted to protecting the world's oceans, waves, and beaches. In…

March 17, 2010, 8:57 AM EDT

Recycling skills useful for dealing with guys

This Norwegian ad from Bates illustrates the ease of recycling. Rinse, fold and stack. That's all it takes. The spot shows a babe with relationship issues applying the…

March 15, 2010, 7:24 AM EDT

Old electronics get a new life in Best Buy ad

Best Buy is going the "show, don't tell" route by using discarded electronics to promote its recycling program. A billboard in Times Square spells out "e-cycle" with old…

February 10, 2010, 11:05 AM EST

Greenpeace ads predict Copenhagen regret

Greenpeace looks ahead to the year 2020 and (surprise!) concludes that the world will be sorry if it doesn't deal with climate control today. The ads, part of…

December 7, 2009, 9:16 AM EST

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