Monthly Archives: April 2011

“Legal Poisoning” – from Plastic Pollution Coalition

Professor Speaks Out on “Legal Poisoning” of American Public This article, from the Plastic Pollution Coalition, was posted on Feb 04 2011 by Amy Westervelt University of California at Riverside philosophy professor Carl Cranor stepped into a different realm in … Continue reading

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“What Can I Do?” – by Rebecca Mayer

Now that Bag It has been airing on PBS, viewers have been sending in all sorts of comments and questions.  The most common question – “What can I do?” The answers are vast.  But what I always say to people … Continue reading

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The Clash of the Bottles – by Rebecca Mayer

As we mentioned earlier this week, Coca-Cola has replaced its traditional chemical-laden petroleum plastic bottle with a (30% plant-based) chemical-laden petroleum and plant plastic bottle. In case you missed that post, click here for all the reasons we are not … Continue reading

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Earth Day’s Eleventh Hour – by Rebecca Mayer

It is literally 11 pm on Earth Day, April 22, as I finally check my email and post this update to the Bag It Blog.  We have one hour remaining to participate in the following petition circulated by the Plastics … Continue reading

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Bag It Interview on the Sheena Metal Experience

Suzan and Jeb rock the airwaves on the Sheena Metal Experience on LA Talk Radio. Bag It Interview – Sheena Metal Experience from David on Vimeo.

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Bag It Update – by Jeb Berrier

Well it’s been a whole year since Bag It premiered at the Ashland Independent Film Festival last April, and so much has happened. After winning the Audience Award, a total shocker to be quite honest, I think we all started to realize that … Continue reading

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How To Celebrate EARTH WEEK: Our Suggestions – by Rebecca Mayer

Most of you are familiar with EARTH DAY, April 22.  Each year, you might give thought to our natural environment and the way its beauty overpowers you occasionally.  Green thoughts might be more frequent on this day – musings like: … Continue reading

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How to Choose Personal Care Products – from The Environmental Working Group

Know the ingredients in your personal care products   Better products are truthful in their marketing claims and free of potentially worrisome ingredients. Some products might make claims like “gentle” or “natural,” but since the government does not require safety … Continue reading

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Meet Emily Utter, the Newest Member of the Bag It Team – by Rebecca Mayer

By now, you’ve probably become familiar with the term “Bag It Town.”  Towns that have banned single-use disposable plastic bags are popping up all over the international map. In California, some of this is due to our new Bag-It Town … Continue reading

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Farming Becoming Hip? – from The New York Times

The great American writer, thinker and farmer Wendell Berry recently said, “You can’t be a critic by simply being a griper . . . One has also to . . . search out the examples of good work.” Mark Bittman … Continue reading

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