Resources

VIDEOS

1) Title: What really happens to the plastic you throw away – Emma Bryce

About: What happens to the plastic if we just throw it away? Emma Bryce traces the life cycles of three different plastic bottles, shedding light on the dangers these disposables present to our world.

2) Title: Midway, a plastic island

About: CNN investigates one of the most remote places of the planet, and how even such an isolated place has become infiltrated with plastic.

3) Title: Plastic for dinner?

About: What happens when plastic waste ends up in the sea.

4) Title: Our Plastic, Our Problem (A marine litter info-operetta!)

About: A catchy and humorous song about our obsession with plastic and its impact on the environment.

5) Title: Plastic bags — Ending our addiction

About: Reasons against using plastic bags and some successful measures taken by EU nations to reduce the use of them.

FILMS

1) Title: A Plastic Ocean

About: In the center of the Pacific Ocean gyre, researchers found more plastic than plankton. The film documents the newest science, proving how plastics, once they enter the oceans, break up into small particulates that enter the food chain.

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2) Title: Plastic Paradise: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

About: The truth about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch and its effect on wildlife.

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3) Title: Plastic Planet

About: Werner Boote presents an up-close and personal view of the controversial and fascinating material that has found its way into every facet of our daily lives: plastic. He takes us on a journey around the globe, showing that plastics have become a threat for both environment and human health.

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4) Title: Trashed

About: This movie investigates the global scale and impact of humanity’s modern wasteful consumerism and pollution. The film is a call for urgent action to resolve the issue of waste and drastically reduce our consumption towards sustainable levels and zero waste, but also demonstrates how this is already being achieved successfully in many communities around the world.

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Images Credit (for banner background):

  • Water Bottle, Linseed Studio, https://thenounproject.com/linseedstudio/collection/outdoor-recreation/?i=850266
  • Tupperware, Fabio Nucatolo, https://thenounproject.com/search/?q=food container&i=8809
  • Plastic Container, parkjisun, https://thenounproject.com/search/?q=food container&i=373910
  • Shopping Bag, Tinashe Mugayi, https://thenounproject.com/search/?q=shopping bag&i=638779
  • Beverage, coffee, cup, drink, soft, tea icon, Kanin Abhiromsawat, https://www.iconfinder.com/icons/1188705/beverage_coffee_cup_drink_soft_tea_icon

Image Credit (for Why BYO page)

  • Behind the Scenes – A Plastic Ocean, Plastic Oceans Foundation, https://www.plasticoceans.org/portfolio/behind-the-scenes-a-plastic-ocean/

Images Credit (for How to BYO page):

  • Husk’sWare Singapore, http://husksware.com.sg/product/husks-breaktime/cafe-mug/
  • Pokito, https://twitter.com/pokitocup/status/781105676043116544
  • Colorful cups, Pinterest, https://www.pinterest.com/pin/89086898848404650/
  • KeepCup, http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/KeepCup-Brew-Glass-Coffee-Cup-Tea-Drink-Reusable-New-Cork-3-sizes-8oz-12oz-16oz-/281850990150
  • Cheeki, https://cheeki.net.au/collections/coffee-mugs
  • KRYASH, http://kryash.com/wp/product/bamboo-drinkware/
  • Thermal Flasks, Lazada, http://www.lazada.sg/shop-kitchen-thermal-flasks/oem/
  • Stackable lunchbox, https://www.aliexpress.com/store/product/Stainless-Steel-Thermos-Bento-Lunch-Box-for-Kids-Thermal-Food-Container-Food-Box-Lunchbox-Portable-Japanese/1757688_32651027261.html
  • Stainless steel container, http://www.giuntialpunto.it/product/b014iubume/casa-e-cucina-mylifeunit-acciaio-inox-contenitore-di-alimento-scatola-08l-pranzo
  • Stainless steel container, https://www.aliexpress.com/item/1Pcs-Stainless-Steel-Thermos-Bento-Lunch-Box-for-Kids-Thermal-Food-Container-Portable-Picnic-Food-Box/32779029631.html
  • Canvas bag, https://totebagfactory.com/products/reusable-canvas-book-tote-bag-gusset?variant=634045617
  • Stainless steel utensils, https://www.alibaba.com/product-detail/Stainless-steel-camping-knife-spoon-fork_60598616204.html
  • Glass straw, https://simplystraws.com/collections/straws
  • Stainless steel straw, https://www.ecoatheart.com/products/eco-at-heart-stainless-steel-reusable-straws
  • Bamboo straws, http://bamboostraws.bigcartel.com/
  • Disposables, http://www.southlandgroup.co/our-products/janitorial-kitchen-washroom/plastic-cups-disposable-white-8oz-ctn-1000/; http://mumtaztraders.com/index.php?route=product/product&path=65_177&product_id=5224/; http://www.goldenpapercup.com/; https://www.amazon.co.uk/d/Disposable-Tableware/White-Disposable-PLASTIC-GLASSES-190ml/B006WBF7G8/; https://www.indiamart.com/s-s-industries-jodhpur/paper-cup.html/; http://www.a1safetynpackaging.co.nz/ViewSpecialProduct.aspx?type=Clear/; https://ipaksupply.com/product-category/containers/; http://www.eucu.ie/21-catering