F Oliver (British, 20th Century)
Salvage Saves Shipping
Original Vintage Poster
As raw materials had to be imported from abroad across an Atlantic ocean bristling with U-Boat packs, anything that could be reused or recycled – rather than thrown away – reduced the risk to sailors and ships. As such there was a public information campaign during World War II to encourage what we would now describe as environmental behaviour. Energy should be saved, and scrap recycled; Fridays for Future have nothing new to say, but instead a story worth repeating.
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