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

Creating awareness to the problem of marine litter.

Initiative status
Stage 3 : Ongoing
Initiative keywords
  • ecosystems
  • Learning
  • Ocean
  • Sustainable
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Description

If it doesn't go into 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.

Cigarette butts

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

Cotton Buds

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

Ice Cream

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

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August 16, 2017
If it doesn’t go in the bin it goes in the sea Oceano Azul Foundations’ first campaign aims to change behaviors to save Oceans   "If it doesn’t go in the bin it goes in the sea" is the motto of the campaign promoted by the Oceano Azul Foundation and the Oceanário de Lisboa, in partnership with Olá. This initiative aims to bring attention to one of [...]
July 21, 2017
Belém Statement on Atlantic Research and Innovation Cooperation signed in Lisbon The European Union, Brazil and South Africa signed in Lisbon a cooperation agreement for research and innovation in the Atlantic Ocean. The Belém Statement - named this way for having been signed in the Belém Tower on July 13, 2017 - underlines the "fundamental role" of the oceans "in the development of national and regional economies in [...]
July 13, 2017
The Oceano Azul Foundation in the launch of the South Atlantic Flagship Initiative The Oceano Azul Foundation participates in the conference “A New Era of Blue Enlightenment”, hosted by the European Commissioner Carlos Moedas, in Lisbon, between the 12th and 14th of July, which includes the signing of a Statement between the European Union, Brazil and South Africa, aiming to better understand and protect marine ecosystems of the [...]