ICYMI Video: ‘Bag It’

  • Posted: Sunday, September 22, 2013 12:01 a.m.

“Bag It: Is Your Life Too Plastic?”

Release Date: Premiered in 2010

Rated: Not rated

Suitable for: People of any age interested in protecting the environment and their own health

What you should know: In his informative and often funny way, “everyman” Jeb Berrier explores the complexities of plastic in our economy and ecology.

It starts with the plastic bags that skitter across our landscape — hence, “Bag It” — and goes on to investigate the impact of plastics on everything from the oceans to our bodies.

Prepare to think twice about single-use disposables and wonder how we can kick this habit of convenience.

FYI: More than 1,000 festivals, nonprofits, theaters, churches and community organizations have hosted screenings of “Bag It.”

Length: 79 minutes

Studio: Docurama

Available: At East Rowan Branch of Rowan Public Library

To learn more: Go to bagitmovie.com.

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— Elizabeth Cook

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