Heal the Bay, the California non-profit fighting against the scourge of the plastic disposable shopping bag, put together a wonderful mockumentary about the perilous journey shopping bags have to make on the way to their home in the great Pacific ocean garbage patch. It's really well made and worth a watch.

Here are a few good shopping bag posts from here on MNN:

San Francisco invaded by plastic bag monsters

WorldShares pledge: 'I will actually use my reusable bags'

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The journey of the plastic shopping bag
Before the plastic shopping bag can settle into a life of ease in the Pacific ocean it must first navigate its way past dogs, park rangers, and tree branches.