Campaign “If it doesn’t go in the bin it goes in the sea”

A joint initiative by Oceano Azul Foundation and Oceanário de Lisboa

Our goal

Create awareness to the problem of marine litter.

Initiative status
Stage 4 : Finished
Initiative keywords
  • ecosystems
  • Learning
  • Ocean
  • Sustainable
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Description

If it doesn’t go in the bin it goes in the sea. This is the message of the campaign, with an environmental action, from the Oceano Azul Foundation and the Oceanário de Lisboa, in partnership with Olá, aiming to alert Portuguese to one of the biggest environmental problems on the planet: marine litter.

If it doesn’t go in the bin it goes in the sea.
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Know the TOP 10 Marine debris found on the shore and at the beaches.

Read more about this campaign here.

This is the message of the first environmental awareness campaign of the Oceano Azul Foundation. Designed with Oceanário de Lisboa, and in partnership with Olá, the initiative is a wake-up call to one of the planet’s greatest environmental problems: marine litter.

Cigarette butts

If we don’t act, cigarette butts left on the ground will be a threat to marine life.

Cotton Buds

If we don’t act, garbage placed in the toilet will continue to kill thousands of marine animals.

Ice Cream Packaging

If we don’t act, millions of marine animals will continue to eat garbage that goes in the sea.

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