Tuesday, May 1, 2007

Six Month Pledge Campaign by Art Student

Had to include this one, it's about a plastic bag education campaign by Roman Jaster, a student at my alma mater:

Apr 30, 2007
CalArts Student Says No to Paper and Plastic

Banned in San Francisco and likely on the way out in LA, too, plastic bags have truly become an enemy of the state, at least in California. But paper's no angel, either; the only real solution is to get people to start bringing reusable bags themselves. One CalArts student staged an "ecological intervention" to confront shoppers with the concept...

Here's Roman's website documenting the project


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I think it is great to see people who care for our environment!
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I also really enjoyed reading that not only did he put time into this, but also efforts. Jaster SEWED the bags himself and i am glad it was for a good cause!

Another thing that is great to see is that people are helping him accomplish this!

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