garbage

Merry Christmas
Late 20th Early 21st Century

This is a black poster with a black and white image of a Christmas tree made up of junk cars and other garbage. "Merry Christmas" is printed in white above the tree. Small, white text...

untitled (toxic waste)
1980

Poster has black ink printed on off-white paper and has a stylized image of a city, with a nuclear by-product dump in the neighborhood, a plutonium truck dropping contaminated items on the streets...

What's in a Landfill?
Late 20th Early 21st Century

Poster printed on white paper. At the top is a stylized illustration of a landfill, with a tractor at the to pand a chart measuring materials - paper, yard waste, food waste, glass, metal, plastic...

When We Recycle...
Late 20th Early 21st Century

Poster printed on white paper. At the top center is a yellwo box with "when we recycle..." in blue. At the top left is a stylized image of a figure cutting down a tree with the text "it takes 500,...

The Point Is To Save Lives
Late 20th Early 21st Century

Poster has white unprinted edges enclosing a color photo of trash - particularly a large number of syringes - over rusted metal. Down the left side is "Needle Exchange" and at the bottom is "The...

Forze Armate
Late 20th Early 21st Century

Poster has a yellow printe dbackground. At the top is "Dissociamoci / Dalle" in red and "Forze Armate" in black. A thte bottom is a multicolor stylized image of a hand throwing a blue uniform...

untitled (polluted earth)
Late 20th Early 21st Century

Poster has white unprinted edges enclosing a green background. At the top left is a dolphin/human logo with black foreign text. At the center is a green, blue and brown earth with black stylized...

untitled (bird smoking on a garbage can)
1984

Multicolor poster printed on white paper shows a vulture in a green helmet smoking a cigarette and holding a can in his wing, standing over a garbage can with his anthropomorphized penis visible....

Liberty
1986

Poster printed on white paper. At the top is "1886 - Liberty - 1986" in black. At the center is a stylized image of figures picking up aluminum cans near a beach looking at the New York skyline (...

Wetlands Need Help
1991

Poster has white unprinted edges enclosing a green background. At the top is "Wetlands Need Help" in white, outlined in red. At the top left is an aerial view of a waterway surrounded by green...

Troubled Oceans
1991

Poster has white unprinted edges enclosing a brown background. At the top is "Troubled Oceans" in white with red outlines. To the bottom left of the title is a section of white text about ocean...

Using the Land
1991

Poster has white unprinted edges enclosing a brown background. At the top is "Using The Land" in white, outlined in red. Below the title is white text with a quote by John Muir and an explanation...

Top of poster has a black, red and white image fo a flower blooming up through a street, knowcking over signs and power lines. Out of the flower, a fist emerges. At the bottom of the poster is...

Wie sauber ist Hamburgs
1985

Poster has a background of red diagonal lines on white paper. At the top is "Wie sauber / ist / Hamburgs" in black. At the left center is "Veranstaltung" vertically in black and white with "...

Untitled
1970

Poster has a central black and white stylized image of a pig standing on his hind legs dumping a paper bag of garbage onto the grass. Across the top is "we have met the enemy, / and he is us!"

let's find a better way!
1971

Poster has a black and green background image of a hill of garbage at a dump. Across the top is "let''s find a better way!" and at the bottom right is "mission 5000 / Eliminate Dumps", all in blue...

Can It
1981

Poster has an unprinted white border all around enclosing a reproduction of a child''s design. Poster has a yellow background with a stylized gray and black trash can at the top with "Can / It" in...

It's cool to care!
1991

Poster has a central color image of three Care Bears (green, pink, red) sitting in or standing near a tree where they are throwing garbage away in a trash can that reads "pitch in!" At the top of...

Litter Lasts
2004

Poster has an abstract gray background with "litter" in purple and "lasts" in purple and green across the top. The rest of the poster has stylized images of typicall garbage items with their names...

Sixth Street Fair
Late 20th Early 21st Century

Poster has orange text box at the top with black and white text reading "Sixth Street Fair" followed by a small, thin gray text box with black text reading "OPen Year Round 6am to 2am!" Beneath...

Eco Echo #2
c. 1971

One poster with red, black and white tones. Poster contains an outline of a house with images of a child, food, a mattress, a man reading a newspaper in front of a fireplace, a woman in front of a...

Antirassistische Aktionskonferenz Thuringen
c. 1992

Poster consists of red, yellow and black print on white paper. All text in German. Image in center depicts a pile of debris (human skeleton, car tire, bottles, etc.) including a drum with a...

Recycle
1971

Poster is printed on white paper, with the text and images printed in black. The poster depicts a cartoon/comis strip of a man and women who do not practice good recycling habits and therefore...

c.1970

Three refuse collection trucks are lined up at the curb, on the far side of which is a large unrecognizable building. On the near side of each truck men are affixing "Dont Litter" signs.

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