Why Adfree Cities?

Adfree Cities is a network of groups across the UK who are concerned about the impacts of corporate advertising on our health, wellbeing, environment, climate, communities and the local economy.

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Pretty Little Thing and Boohoo are out on billboards everywhere pushing fast fashion clothing. Our report 'At What Cost?' documents the human rights abuses that arise from this quick turnover, disposable consumer culture: https://adfreecities.org.uk/our-reports/at-what-cost/

Fly greener? @AdblockBristol call bullshit on @qatarairways pitchside #greenwash during England's semi-final victory. Formal complaint submitted to @ASA_UK #Euro2021

https://adfreecities.org.uk/2021/07/airline-misleads-euros-football-fans-with-pitchside-greenwash/

Three cheers for @NorthSomersetC council who have passed a motion to end advertising for high carbon industries such as cars, airlines and fossil fuel companies. They join Liverpool & Norwich councils who are preparing similar policies. @badvertising11

https://adfreecities.org.uk/2021/07/north-somerset-council-votes-to-end-ads-for-high-carbon-products/

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