Green Screen: The Outlaw Plastic Bag

Check out the pilot to Planet Forward's new Web series, Green Screen! We try to make sense of the leading issues in the sustainability space, with some kicks and giggles along the way. This week's episode is about Plastic Bags: they're the new moonshine; everybody's outlawing them. Hawaii has a ban, California's considering one, and Washington, D.C., has had some success reducing the amount of plastic we waste with a 5-cent bag tax. But why bags? And is there another way? 

Thanks to students Tim Palmieri and Megan Varner for the inspiration for our premiere Green Screen. Do you have a great story to tell about the environment or sustainable cities? Share it and maybe you'll launch our next Green Screen. And by the way, if you haven't heard of Storyfest, make sure you read about how to enter your piece in that, too.

How do you move the Planet Forward? Tweet us @planet_forward or contribute to the conversation with your own story.