Monthly Archives: June 2011

Message from the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics!

YOU did it!Thanks to your support, Congress is now considering the Safe Cosmetics Act of 2011. Ask your U.S. Representative to sign on as a co-sponsor. Our hard work is paying off! This year, you and thousands of Campaign for … Continue reading

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Compassion for a World in Crisis – by Rebecca Mayer

The Telluride Institute has been a fiscal sponsor of Bag It since the beginning.  Possibly, the message of the film would not have reached so many without their support.  So now we’d like to spread their message. Compassion. What does … Continue reading

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Do You Know What’s Recyclable? – posted by Rebecca Mayer

Coalition to Introduce Reality-Based Recycling Labels By SustainableBusiness at Matter Network Just because a packaging material can be recycled doesn’t mean people can recycle it in their area. Many companies confuse people when they label their product as “recyclable”: It … Continue reading

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Aspen, You Win This One! – by Rebecca Mayer

It’s not often you will hear anyone from Telluride say they want their town to be more like Aspen.  (For any of our international readers, Telluride and Aspen are nearby Colorado ski towns.) For any of you on the fence, … Continue reading

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Help Bag It Support Bag Monsters and Chico Bag! – reposted from

Sued By Plastic DID YOU HEAR? Three of the largest Plastic Bag Manufactures are suing ChicoBag, a reusable bag company for “irreparably harming” their business. REALLY!?! They point to ChicoBag’s Learn The Facts Page, which provides sourced and widely accepted … Continue reading


Celebrate World Oceans Day with Bag It! – by Rebecca Mayer

Bag It wants to celebrate World Oceans Day – June 8 – with you!  For each refreshing dip in the pure blue, every seafood dinner, those snorkeling, surfing and scuba-diving vacations – even to that glass of fresh water and … Continue reading


Happy Anniversary BAG IT! – compiled by Rebecca Mayer

We can hardly believe it’s only been a year since Bag It premiered in Telluride at Mountainfilm in 2010!  So much has happened since then – the spread of Bag It towns across the nation and world, community screenings, development … Continue reading

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EWG’s Skin Deep 2011 Sunscreen Report!

Is your sunscreen actually protecting your family as advertised? Or are some of the claims just marketing hype? Of the more than 600 beach and sports sunscreens analyzed by Environmental Working Group for our 2011 Sunscreen Guide, we can only … Continue reading

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