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Bag It is a documentary film following the world wide use of plastic bags, plastic's impact on the environment and human health.

We’ve Come a Long Way – Rebecca Mayer

On August 23, 2010, I published a blog on the Bag It website about, a resource developed by the EWG dedicated to exposing the potential dangers of toxic ingredients in beauty products. Since then, the Bag It blog has … Continue reading

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How to Give this Season – Rebecca Mayer

My neighbors Aaron and Carisa are doing an extraordinary thing this holiday season – they are donating gifts to Angel Baskets rather than giving gifts to each other.  “Why not give to those who really need it?” Carisa asked me … Continue reading

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Hipcycle your Christmas – Rebecca Mayer

Recycling takes energy and resources and money.  And recycling, as we know it, is a fairly new concept. Introducing upcycling: the process of converting old or discarded materials into something useful and often beautiful. Not only is it cool, but … Continue reading

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Jeb’s Southern Circuit Tour Wrap-up!

Wow, what a tour! Just got home from the Southern Circuit and am still reeling from such an amazing trip, showing Bag It throughout the South. When I last wrote I had just left Manteo, NC, and was headed to … Continue reading

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The Greener Giving Guide – by Rebecca Mayer

We are huge fans of the Center for Biological Diversity.  Edward Humes, in his book Eco Barons said, the modern American environmental movement has been reinvented by the Center for Biological Diversity. You can sign up here to use your … Continue reading

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Happy Buy Nothing Day! by Rebecca Mayer

We at Bag It wish you a very Happy Thanksgiving.  We also wish you a joyous Buy Nothing Day! There’s a meme that’s been floating around Facebook:           Adbusters posted the following quote: Today, humanity faces … Continue reading

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Musings from Jeb Berrier, on the Southern Circuit Tour

Bag It narrator Jeb Berrier is touring 23 locations in Southern states over 11 days on the Southern Circuit Tour.  Here are some of his notes from the road: Next stop on the Southern Circuit: Manteo, NC, home of the … Continue reading


Jeb Berrier, from the Road

Eastern Tennessee State University, E.T.S.U., in Johnson City, TN: First stop on the Southern Circuit Film Tour (23 locations in Southern states over 11 days) with Bag It, the film I narrate and represent. First of all, for anyone who … Continue reading

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Bag It in Berlin! by Rebecca Mayer

Yeah!  Bag It has been shortlisted for the PUMA Creative Impact Award, and the whole team is going to Berlin for the announcement of the finalist!  The finalist will be selected from international submissions as “the documentary deemed to have … Continue reading

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“Plastic is Too Valuable to Throw Away” – by Rebecca Mayer

Last week, we highlighted the imminent flight of an Australian pilot who plans to fly half-way across the world using plastic as fuel.  Increasingly, scientists are looking at ways to convert existing plastic into new products or fuel.  See this … Continue reading

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