Made a New Year’s resolution to free yourself from disposable plastic bags this year? If you’ve kept your resolution this far, Earth Month will bring to public television a film that’ll make you feel great about bagging the bag habit — before scaring you about all the other plastics in your life and their effects on the environment and your health.
More seriously, the eco-documentary “Bag It” sounds like an entertaining and educational primer on disposable plastics and their discontents. Told from the point of view from Jeb Berrier, a regular guy in small town Colorado, “Bag It” begins with the story of a single plastic bag given out with a plastic cup of yogurt — and goes on to explore the far-reaching and unavoidable effects of plastic around the world. Watch the preview: