Graffiti Goes Green with Green Works Reverse Graffiti!

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Have you ever been driving down the highway and noticed a wall that was disgustingly dirty? This happens often for me living in a large city like Houston. Some areas have beautiful stonework lining the highways and others look like they could use a good power washing. What if those dirty city walls could be turned into a work of art?

Graffiti has gone clean with the Reverse Graffiti Project and Green Works!

Reverse graffiti, or “clean tagging,” is a method of creating art by removing dirt and grime from a filthy surface. The idea behind “clean tagging” was to turn cleaning into an art form and show that cleaning can be beautiful. This is the mantra of Green Works.

Cleaning can be beautiful.

A high-traffic, extremely dirty, and large spot in San Francisco, the Broadway Tunnel, was chosen to become the canvas for a live 140-foot Green Works product demonstration of reverse graffiti. Green Works utilized Paul “Moose” Curtis, a British pioneer of an art form called “clean tagging,” to help realize their vision. Green Works products are at least 95 percent plant-based, so they decided to reverse out a mural of plants and trees on a dirty city wall. What a perfect theme for Green Works! You can see the entire gallery by checking out the Facebook page for the Reverse Graffiti Gallery.

Green Works Reverse Graffit

Check out the video of the Green Works Reverse Graffiti Gallery to get the full experience!

Enter to win!

Green Works is making one of LA’s grimiest corners, alleys or nooks beautiful this May and now is your chance to help! Enter the Reverse Graffiti Gallery sweepstakes on the Green Works Facebook page for the chance to win a trip to Los Angeles.

The winner of the grand prize will receive a three-day trip for two to Los Angeles to attend the Reverse Graffiti Gallery opening, a $1,000 gift card and access to the best art the city has to offer with day passes to some of the city’s museums. Three additional entrants will also be selected at random to win Green Works products.

Registration for the sweepstake ends April 26th at 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Time)

For your chance to win, enter the Green Works Reverse Gallery Sweepstakes on Facebook!

Learn more about Green Works and Clean Tagging!

Have you ever seen Reverse Graffiti in action in your city? Is there a place in your city that could benefit from the efforts of Green Works?

Formula Mom Disclosure: This article is sponsored by Green Works. All opinions and experiences are 100% my own.

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About Mariah Moon

Mariah is a former teacher and mother of a rambunctious little boy living in The Woodlands, Texas. She recently welcomed a little girl into the family and is learning how to balance a toddler and an infant! She works every day to figure out how to balance all of her roles and figure out her formula for being mom! She can also be found at Mommy Mindset Media, Disney DIY and Noise Girls.


  1. Entered!

    I’m pretty sure the businesses in our area have been involved in this because we are seeing more and more wall art where graffiti once was. There’s this awesome T-Rex with a monster riding it on the side of a building we pass quite frequently and my kids absolutely LOVE it. Now they try and find the art when we’re out and about.
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  2. I am a huge fan of GreenWorks: eco-friendly and effective!!
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  3. That is really cool thanks! I love the idea and checked out the contest.
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  5. We love Greenworks in this house. Great post!

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