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Piles of garbage everywhere: Is this the Singapore that you want to live in?

This campaign re-imagines cleanliness as an issue.

Singapore is known as one of the cleanest countries in the world. Few people feel that cleanliness is an issue, especially with the high level of efficiency of our cleaners. To increase personal ownership of public cleanliness in Singapore, the National Environment Agency is bringing the problem of cleanliness to the forefront of the nation's consciousness. It supported The Keep Singapore Clean Movement (KSCM), a national rally call for Singapore to move from being a 'cleaned city to a truly clean city.’

The Keep Singapore Clean campaign re-imagines what our beautiful city could become if we took cleanliness for granted and continue to expect others to clean up after us. Through powerful and provoking visuals (through the lens of Cannes Camera D'or winner Anthony Chen) of a family at the playground amongst piles of litter or people trying to enjoy their favorite plate of char kway teow at a table full of uncleared trays and dirtied plates, the campaign jolted Singaporeans out of their ignorance and complacency and got them to realise that it is the responsibility of each of us in Singapore to keep the city clean.

According to a representative of the campaign advertising partner, Ogilvy and Mather Singapore, they needed to bring the problem of cleanliness to the forefront of the nation's consciousness. The Keep Singapore Clean campaign re-imagines what our beautiful city could become if we took cleanliness for granted and continue to expect others to clean up after us.

The Keep Singapore Clean awareness works in tandem with the Movement, supporting activities by Public Hygiene Council, Singapore Kindness Movement, Keep Singapore Beautiful Movement, to rally the community to take action, encourage a groundswell of related activities and incorporate positive messaging on social graciousness and consideration for others.
 

Watch the video here.

Credits:
Creative Agency: Ogilvy & Mather Singapore
Sueanne Mocktar
Goh Su Xin
Shirley Tay
Tania Chan
Troy Lim
Monica DeGrave
Posha Rai
Ng Hui Min
Agnes Lee
Andy Xu
Augustus Sung
Amos Yeo
Amarjeet Kaur
Stephenie Lee
 

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