Poster by Eli Leon for Ecology Action, "Recycle," 1971

Summary

Recycling emerged as a natural outgrowth of Earth Day activities, but mobilizing recycling programs required proactive measures. Environmentalists used various print media to encourage action. In this poster, Eli Leon alerted Berkeley, California, residents to the profound positive effect recycling used bottles and cans at pre-determined locations could have on the environment.

Recycling emerged as a natural outgrowth of Earth Day activities, but mobilizing recycling programs required proactive measures. Environmentalists used various print media to encourage action. In this poster, Eli Leon alerted Berkeley, California, residents to the profound positive effect recycling used bottles and cans at pre-determined locations could have on the environment.

Artifact

Poster

Date Made

1971

Subject Date

1971

Creators

Leon, Eli 

Collection Title

Poster Collection 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

98.94.34

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Printing (Process)

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 22.5 in

Width: 17 in

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