Americans use 60,000 plastic bags every five minutes—single-use disposable bags that we mindlessly throw 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. He starts with simple questions: Are plastic bags really necessary? What are plastic bags made from? What happens to plastic bags after they are discarded? And what can we do about it?