Photographers buried under sea of plastic!

(Image credit: Greenpeace)

A new advertising campaign by Greenpeace features a startling scene in which a pack of press photographers outside Downing Street are buried under a sea of plastic waste. The video, uploaded this week to YouTube, denounces the UK government's strategy of offloading its plastic waste onto other countries.

'Wasteminster: A Downing Street Disaster' begins with a model of Prime Minister Boris Johnson (voiced by English impressionist Matt Forde) extolling the virtues of the UK government's commitment to tackling plastic waste before plastic bottles start falling from the sky.

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Laurence McJannet

Laurence is an NCTJ-trained journalist with nearly 20 years' editorial experience gained on a wide range of publications, from The Beirut Times in Lebanon to The Sunday Times, and including recent freelance engagements with Future's cycling and automotive portfolios, Outdoor Fitness, and The English Home. He has recently been undertaking a sports broadcast journalism MA at Southampton Solent, gaining valuable TV and radio experience, and am currently videographer for Frome Town FC soccer team. He is the author of Bikepacking (Wild Things Publishing, 2016).