Think Act Change NYC Message Board › "Bag IT" Post screening action points
New York, NY
Thanks for attending the screening of "Bag IT" last Saturday. It was amazing to see so many of you engaged with the discussion about how to tackle this problem on an individual level and government level, with a little more thought I really believe we can tackle the plastic issue, starting with bags in NY State first.
If you are interested in following this movement, I recommend visiting plasticbaglaws.org which is lead by Jennie R. Romer who recently became the Atlantic Region Director of the Clean Seas Coalition - which is part of the west coast force whom are behind the successful push for single-use bag ordinances in California.
Some helpful tips from plasticbaglaws.org include:
For individuals the first thing we can do is to simply use less plastic bags, this means:
Also, as individuals you can encourage more wide-spread support of plastic bag reduction by:
Sign petition on change.org:
Thanks and see you at our upcoming the next Think Act Change Events!
Aug 3 - Black and Gold - Truth about the international coffee trade
Aug 10 - Half the Sky - A movement to flip the oppression of women globally and boost empowerment globally
PS. If anyone is interested in volunteering at any upcoming events or have a suggestion for an event topic please send me an email email@example.com