Monthly Archives: May 2011

A Bag It Education – by Rebecca Mayer

We here at Bag It know that inspiring change in the younger generation is paramount to reducing our national consumption habit.  That’s why we’ve created a curriculum guide to accompany the educational version of our film.  Encourage your local teachers … Continue reading

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Questions for Students from Scientific American

This month, Bag It rolls out its student curriculum and educational dvd.  In the spirit of education, we’d like to bring you the following: South Pacific Islands Survey– Student Questions from SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN By Lindsey Hoshaw | May 23, 2011 09:43 … Continue reading

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Europe May Ban Plastic Bags – from The Independent

Europe may ban plastic bags Saturday, 21 May 2011 With each European using 500 plastic bags per year, and tonnes of plastic littering the Mediterranean, the European Commission may ban them from stores or tax them to combat pollution. Europe … Continue reading

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Save Kai! – by Rebecca Mayer

The question is: Can one goldfish inspire action against plastic pollution? Enter Project Kaisei, a unique awareness campaign aimed at creating an urgency around the danger of plastic debris to marine life.  If you donate, you can save Kai from … Continue reading

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California Residents: Participate in Proposed Styrofoam Legislation!


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Sometimes it’s hard to know how to educate friends and family about our culture’s wasteful plastic habit without sounding like a quartet of violins or a preacher.  How about some useful and informative facts?  (We suggest choosing one or two, … Continue reading


Bag Monsters Take NYC, Assisted by Our Favorite New Artist! – by Rebecca Mayer

Director Suzan Beraza met Aurora Robson at the Waimea Ocean Film Festival (where Bag It won Audience Choice).   Suzan mentioned Bag It’s Earth Day plan to let loose five Bag Monsters in the NYC subway, Times Square, Grand Central … Continue reading

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The Next Big Project from Reel Thing! – by Rebecca Mayer

As some of you may already know, our team at Reel Thing Productions (BAG IT) has begun working on a new documentary film, Uranium Drive-In. Next week Judy and Suzan will be headed to Toronto for the Hot Docs Pitch … Continue reading


Washed Ashore Exhibit – Educating with Art!

In Portland?  Check out this cool exhibit: “Washed Ashore,” is a community effort to build giant sculptures of sea creatures most threatened by discarded plastics in the ocean. Sponsored by the Artula Institute, hundreds of volunteers and school children have … Continue reading

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