Plastic might be dangerous to the long-term health and survival of everyone and everything alive today, but we know what people are really motivated by: social embarrassment. And that’s why these plastic bags are genius:

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Mother London

designtaxi explains:

To discourage the use of plastic bags, creative agency Mother London created a range of carrier bags with “embarrassing motifs”—as a follow up to its first series launched in 2005.

The ‘Uncarriable Carrier Bags’ are marked with eye-catching designs that make its users look as if they’re carrying around explosives, weapons, drug-taking equipment, and sex toys.

I mean, we’re not saying you shouldn’t buy a dildo. Just make sure it’s eco-friendly (and endorsed by Alicia Silverstone) and that you carry it home in one of those canvas totes you’ve got lying around.