A Greener Indiana

Everybody can do something to make a greener Indiana

Bag It - Is your life too plastic?

Event Details

Bag It - Is your life too plastic?

Time: November 18, 2010 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Location: Carmel Clay Public Library
Street: 55 4th Avenue Southeast
City/Town: Carmel, IN 46032-2300
Website or Map: http://carmelgreen.org/index.…
Phone: 317-440-4017
Event Type: eco-movie
Organized By: Carmel Green Initiative and Carmel Clay Public Library
Latest Activity: Nov 8, 2010

Export to Outlook or iCal (.ics)

Event Description

In honor of America Recycles Day, Carmel Green Initiative (CGI) is teaming up with the Carmel Clay Public Library to screen the documentary film Bag It.

This 2010 Heartland Film Festival selection follows Jeb Berrier, an average American guy who makes a resolution to stop using plastic bags. Little does he know that this simple decision will change his life completely. Jeb navigates our plastic world to take a closer look at our cultural love affair with plastics. Americans use 60,000 plastic bags every five minutes, disposable bags thrown away without much thought. What are plastic bags made from? What happens to them after they are discarded? What Jeb discovers is shocking.

This powerful documentary tackles the complex and confounding subject of plastic and its effects on the environment and human health. It will inspire citizens to recycle more and reflect on the impact of single-use disposable plastic products.

Following the movie, there will be a brief discussion and an update on recycling in Carmel.

Tickets are not required for this free program. For more information, call the Library’s Audiovisual Desk at 517-4281 or Leslie Webb at lwebb@carmelgreen.org.

Comment Wall

Comment

RSVP for Bag It - Is your life too plastic? to add comments!

Join A Greener Indiana

Comment by Ellen on November 8, 2010 at 12:22pm
Have not seen much cultural change for plastic, plastic bags, what is it going to take for U.S. to wake up? To Change corporate mentality?
http://www.agreenerindiana.com/profiles/blog/list?q=plastic+bags

Attending (1)

Not Attending (1)

Feed from Indiana Living Green Magazine

Too good to be true?

Renee,

I have had CREDO cell service for several years, and have utmost confidence in their integrity.

Still, what they’re offering is so TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE that I feel I should verify the info locally before taking this action: they’ve sent me and email with “an opportunity to [...]

Cap this

Hi, Renee!

In December you mentioned only recycling bottle caps attached to their bottles.  I wanted to bring to your attention the “Bottle Caps for Benches” initiative.  IUPUI partnered with the 2015 NCAA Men’s Final Four Sustainability Committee to collect plastic bottle caps of any kind that would be made [...]

Drop the box

Hello Renee,

We have a small business in Noblesville, Indiana and would like to recycle our cardboard. Is there a place where you can take your cardboard for recycling instead of having it picked up?

Thank you.

Shelly

Hello Shelly!

Your county, city or town web site is always a [...]

Reface Don't Replace

Refacing is greener than replacing - ecocountertopsusa.com

Reface! Don't Replace!
CLICK FOR MORE INFO

© 2016   Created by Eric Stallsmith.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service