35 Creative and Effective Public Interest Ads

Advertising, in its non-commercial guise, is a powerful educational tool capable of reaching and motivating large audiences. “Advertising justifies its existence when used in the public interest – it is much too powerful a tool to use solely for commercial purposes.” Attributed to Howard Gossage by David Ogilvy.
Public service advertising reached its height during World Wars I and II under the direction of more than one government. Here we have collated some of the most creative and effect public interest ads. Can you get the message from those ads too?

It’s Time To Get Your Hands Dirty.

Now that the well has been sealed and the leaking has stopped, do your part. Join A Bird In Hand Project and donate now.


The longer you live on the street, the harder it is to get off it.

Different Faces

When a tree falls, it takes other lives with it.

No Career Resists Alcoholism

Self Clean

Unfortunately the beach doesn’t clean itself.

Child Safety

Protect your child’s room from violence.

Don’t Suffer In Silence

Slut. Words hurt. You can’t see them but the scars from verbal abuse are real and can last for years. Don’t suffer in silence.

Animals Suffer Like We Do

Put yourself in a mink’s place.Don’t buy animal skins!

See You On The Road

For more understanding on the roads See You On The Road-> Use reflectors

Affiche Robot

Time to Neuter Your Dog

Biodiversity And Biosafety Awareness

What will it take before we respect the planet?

Don’t Drink and Drives

What’s the price of a bottle of beer?

Help Mother Nature To Fight Back

Nothing We will Ever Bring Them Back

Help Us to Keep The Ocean Clean

When we pollute the sea, we pollute for a long time.Help us to keep the ocean clean.

Smoke Deaths

Terrorism-related deaths since 2001: 11,377. Tobacco-related deaths since 2001: 30,000,000

The Gifts

Anatomy Model Woman

Vegetables are all your body needs.

Sleepiness is Stronger Than You

Sleepiness is stronger than you.ThaiHealth. Don’t Drive Sleepy Project

Poor Boy

You can lose more than your patience.

15th Annual Chief of Police Dinner Gala

Would You Care More If I Was A Rhino

Would you care more if I was a rhino?

When They Speak

When they speak, we listen. Conservação Internacional

Bossy Boot

When he controls your life, it’s no longer your life.

Feed on Milk

If you don’t help feed them, who will? Please call Concordia Children’s.

Polar bear

The earth is heating up.

Shark Tattoo

Set harm, get harm.

As Big As Its Benefits

Rodoanel, the biggest road work in Brazil, is ready. As big as its benefits. That’s the only thing people talk about: Rodoamel facilitates the draining of the national production to the biggest post in the country.

Talk to Someone Else

Talk. To someone else. Don’t encourage domestic violence.

The Tuna

Only a tenth of the catch in long line tuna fishing is actually tuna.

Regenerate Horse

Help neglected animals leave their old lives behind.

Saving a National Treasure

The Crayfish had pharmaceuticals for breakfast and a Catfish had him for lunch and you had the Catfish for dinner. The Susquehanna runs through you. Protect it. Protect yourself. Dispose of chemicals and pharmaceuticals responsibly. And limit fertilizer use.

Close Stool

Due to the lack of toilets that are specifically designated for their needs, our disabled friends run into many frustrating moments during the course of their day. Are you aware?


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