Be the change, not the cause!

The concept

‘Be the change, not the cause’ is a concept that shows all the problems caused by plastic pollution and the reality of what is going on under the surface. I chose to create a plastic whale which shows what happens with our garbage, all the abandoned nets and the ‘still’ healthy calf shows us that it’s not too late for change.

My goals

My goal with this project was to wake people up and show them what happens with our trash. I want to inspire people to help working on a ecological, plastic free future.  “Be the change, not the cause” will entitle the project and is a quote written by Stijn Dijkstra on 21 january 2019.

All the artworks created for this project (Wallpaper, screensaver & poster)


Possible usage for the project to get more reach and tell the story in different ways.


When zooming into the project we can see different stories which show different stats.

Inspirational story quotes

Be the change, not the cause!

Stijn Dijkstra
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