Bag It - Film night and shared community dinner

Is your life too plastic?

Australians dump 7,150 recyclable plastic bags into landfills every minute or 429,000 bags every hour*. Every day single-use disposable bags are mindlessly thrown away. But where is “away"? Where do the bags and other plastics end up, and at what cost to our environment, marine life and human health?

Bag It follows “everyman” Jeb Berrier as he navigates our plastic world. Jeb is not a radical environmentalist, but an average American who decides to take a closer look at our cultural love affair with plastics. Jeb’s journey in this documentary film starts with simple questions: Are plastic bags really necessary? What are plastic bags made from? What happens to plastic bags after they are discarded? Jeb looks beyond plastic bags and discovers that virtually everything in modern society—from baby bottles, to sports equipment, to dental sealants, to personal care products—is made with plastic or contains potentially harmful chemical additives used in the plastic-making process. When Jeb’s journey takes a personal twist, we see how our crazy-for plastic world has finally caught up with us and what we can do about it. Today. Right now. 

Join us for a community dinner at 6 pm - bring a plate of food to share.

Movie starts at 7 pm.

Following the movie, KESAB will be onsite answer all your questions around reducing plastic use and recycling properly in South Australia.

The Adelaide Sustainability Centre is supported by the Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges Natural Resources Management Board.

http://www.bagitmovie.com/

*Clean Up Australia

WHEN
July 07, 2016 at 6pm - 9pm
WHERE
The Joinery
111 Franklin St
Adelaide, SA 5000
Australia
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CONTACT
Diane Salvi · · (08) 7123 2166
TICKETS
$5.00 AUD · Purchase tickets

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Contact us at the Joinery at 111 Franklin Street, Adelaide, on (08) 8223 5155 or venuehire@thejoinery.org.au

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