Monthly Archives: January 2012

Can You Picture Millions of Bottles? Now You Can – by Rebecca Mayer

We’ve published stories about many artists using plastic garbage to make art.  We think Chris Jordan takes “found art” to the next level.  Jordan’s goal is to take the obscure numbers we toss around (millions and billions) and make it … Continue reading

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Protecting the Leatherback Sea Turtle – by Rebecca Mayer

The leatherback sea turtle, the largest sea turtle on earth (that apparently can grow to the size of a small car) has no shell.  Instead, it has only skin for protection. The leatherbacks are endangered by fishing apparatus, desalination plants, … Continue reading

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Indoor Air Pollution?

According to ABC News and the Environmental Protection Agency, you may not be safe from air quality hazards like plastic particles and chemical components even within your own home. Here are their suggestions to diminish risks: Look for certifications.  Certifications … Continue reading

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Saving the Plastic Bag?

Read one man’s opinion about the Save the Plastic Bag‘s campaign to end the Plastic Bag Ban in the ocean-side town of Santa Cruz, California in the Huffington Post.  Let us know if you agree! It’s corporate bullying by the … Continue reading

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Exciting News from Ford – by Rebecca Mayer

My World War II pilot grandfather bought us each a car for graduation.  (I know; we are lucky.)  The only stipulation?  It had to be American-made.  I drove my Ford Escort with pride for many years during a hippie phase, … Continue reading

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Haven’t Found a Green Resolution Yet? Here are some ideas… by Rebecca Mayer

It’s about time we at Bag It posted some new How To’s.  If you haven’t yet, how about incorporating just one new green action into your life this January?  Your choice… HOW TO…Compost.  Here’s a great blog post about getting … Continue reading

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Save the Camels! – by Rebecca Mayer

A new update from the Far East…Half of the deaths of camels in the deserts of the United Arab Emirates comes from calcified plastic in their stomachs. Having just ridden a camel through the desert of Rajasthan, I can attest … Continue reading

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