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Sonya Luz

in Taos

Fighting Plastic

PRESENTED ON APR 04, 2013
IN TAOS @ VOL 9

Sonya Luz Hinton Constanza uses her life to illustrate how many modern products have plastic components, and how to limit our plastic consumption as much as possible.

She then looks at the average consumption rate of single-use plastic bags worldwide, and points to various cities which have already banned these bags, urging Taos to do the same.

 
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Bag-A-Surf

BY ROB POTT
@ VOL 103 ON MAY 29, 2013

Rob Pott from Bag-A-Surf talks about how he is dealing with the trash problems seen in beach areas, and explains the importance of trying not to use plastic bags.

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The Paper Bag Boy

BY ABDUL MUQEET
IN SHARJAH

"Say no to a plastic bag" and "Awareness is the key" are the mottos of Abdul Muqeet, a thirteen year old concerned about creatures survival and the Earth's future. He encourages a paper bag use and a conscious change starting now,realizing that we can not recycle the time.

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Plastic: The Next Big Thing

BY DOUG WOODRING
@ VOL 24 ON AUG 04, 2015

Doug Woodring is the Founder of Ocean Recovery Alliance, a NPO which focuses on bringing technology, collaborations and policy together to improve the health of the ocean.

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Plastic Soup Surfer

BY MERIJN TINGA
@ VOL 14 ON FEB 10, 2016

Plastic Soup Surfer Merijn Tinga kite-surfte op een board gemaakt van aangespoeld Noordzee plastic van Belgie naar Duitsland. Afgelopen zomer ging hij vijf maanden op zeilexpeditie met zijn gezin als de Plastic Jagers. Voor komende zomer heeft hij een nieuw afstandsrecord op stapel staan. Plastic soup avonturen met als hoger doel afval-gedragsverandering.
www.plasticsoupsurfer.nl  

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Chrysanthemums & Plastic Walls

BY LEE BAKER
@ VOL 21 ON SEP 03, 2015

Artist, TV presenter and music maker Lee Baker explains his connection with Japan.  A truly heart-felt PechaKucha, which profoundly moved the audience and its presenter.

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Time and Tide

BY JO ATHERTON
@ VOL 7 ON SEP 27, 2016

Artist Jo Atherton highlights the diversity of plastic objects washing ashore on the British coastline, and how the ubiquity of this material enables us to reinterpret stories of our time. Millions of years ago, fuelled by sunlight, marine plankton flourished and then settled on the ocean floor, slowly transforming into oil. This same oil is used to produce the endless plastic objects that dominate our everyday lives. When inked and printed, plastic flotsam fragments bear a stark resemblance to the rich diversity of microscopic marine life - a worrying and ironic connection to a beautiful natural process. 

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Plastic Free Pledge

BY JAKE ARNEY
@ VOL 28 ON NOV 08, 2017

Product designer Jake Arney shares his recent campaign for banning single-use plastic and showcases what can be made with reclaimed materials.

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Plastic Bag free towns

BY TODD MARTIN
@ VOL 26 ON JAN 19, 2018

Todd Martin shares Sustain Mid-Maine Coalitions plan to present banning plastic bags to the voters of Waterville Maine. 

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Plastic Free

BY CHARLIE DEMETRIOU
@ VOL 3 ON APR 11, 2019

Charlie Demetriou and Marisa Edworthy set up Zero Store. Their talk is a whistle-stop tour of how we can all try to become a little bit plastic free.