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Retro Conservation Advertising

The modern green/eco movement is bringing back the idea of eating local, having a garden, saving energy, etc. and pointing out the links between items (like bottled water and oil).

But we've been here before. Check out these WWI gov't posters.


"Don't waste paper - a pound of paper wasted is a pound of fuel wasted"


"Keep the home garden going"

Check out all the detailed instructions in that one. Public education indeed.

More posters...

Comments (4)

That coal poster is sure topical today.

Dave:

This one's making a come back over in the UK too:

http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/ol-images/sf/uploads/2-6-keep.jpg

:)

It's amazing to see what posters looked like back then! :)

Thanks for posting :)

It's amazing to see what posters looked like back then! :)

Thanks for posting :)

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