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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

Polar bears more screwed than you thought

The U.K. is on a roll with its climate-change PSAs. First, there were the dogs drowning in rising seas. Now, we get this gruesome spot from Mother (posted…

November 20, 2009, 2:13 PM EST

Get Naked, Say the Pervy Scrubbing Bubbles Method pulls Droga5 spot down

What's really inside your household cleaning products? It could be a bunch of dirty-minded chemicals, who are all bright and bubbly and innocent in TV commercials but who indulge in…

November 20, 2009, 1:26 PM EST

Kids would prefer you not destroy the Earth

Zig's cinematic spot for Moms Against Climate Change pits child protesters (shouldn't they be in school?) against cops (don't they have parking tickets to write?) to illustrate that if kids…

November 6, 2009, 9:22 AM EST

Garbage talks trash in French recycling ads

The giant trash heap in DDB Paris's campaign for French environmental agency Ademe seems like a decent enough fellow. Once you get past the stench of week-old cafeteria croissants and…

October 27, 2009, 9:18 AM EDT

Help random babies crawl across the nation

"We cannot stand, but we stand for something." That's the theme of the Million Baby Crawl, an eco-awareness campaign from Seventh Generation, a maker of non-toxic household products. The Web…

October 22, 2009, 9:04 AM EDT

'Dead pets' climate-change ad feels the heat

This new British climate-change ad is drawing a large number of complaints. It shows a father reading his daughter a bedtime story in which puppies drown and rabbits are left…

October 21, 2009, 10:29 AM EDT