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Addicted to plastic

Author: Ian ConnacherGad ReichmanKevin RollinsMartyn IanneceCryptic Moth Productions.All authors
Publisher: Oley, PA : Bullfrog Films, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Partial animation : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Widescreen formatView all editions and formats
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Documentary encompasses three years of filming in 12 countries on five continents as it details plastic's path over the last 100 years and the effects it has had on the environment. Discusses solutions to issues such as recycling, toxicity, and biodegradability as well as marine debris.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Environmental films
Nonfiction films
Films for the hearing impaired
Feature films
Material Type: Partial animation, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Connacher; Gad Reichman; Kevin Rollins; Martyn Iannece; Cryptic Moth Productions.; Bullfrog Films.
ISBN: 1594587957 9781594587955
OCLC Number: 262511012
Language Note: In English. Subtitled for the deaf and hard-of-hearing.
Notes: Copyright date on credit frame: 2007; copyright date on disc: 2008.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2007.
Special features: 53 min. version of the film; links to web resources (PDF file; requires computer with DVD-ROM drive, Adobe Reader software, and Internet access).
Credits: Photographed by Ian Connacher, Gad Reichman ; edited by Martyn Iannece, Gad Reichman, Kevin Rollins.
Performer(s): Host, Ian Connacher.
Description: 1 videodisc (85 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; NTSC, region 1.
Contents: Plastic ocean --
The age of plastic --
Plastic food chain --
Bird dissection & bioaccumulation --
Recycle this! --
Denmark's example --
TieTek & Agri-Plas --
Patagonia & Interface --
UniqEco Designs --
Third world plastic --
E-waste & plastic bags --
Poison plastic --
Scientific research --
Plastic bottles & antimony --
Farming plastics --
A call to action --
Leading question.
Other Titles: Rise and demise of a modern miracle
Responsibility: [presented by] Cryptic Moth Productions ; produced & directed by Ian Connacher.
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Documentary encompasses three years of filming in 12 countries on five continents as it details plastic's path over the last 100 years and the effects it has had on the environment. Discusses solutions to issues such as recycling, toxicity, and biodegradability as well as marine debris.

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Addicted to Plastic

(EMRO user published 2009-04-17 ) Very Good Permalink
This video explores a serious issue that threatens living organisms across the planet, but its most enduring quality is how deftly it avoids assigning blame. Plastic is ubiquitous; it is embedded in all aspects of daily life. We have been using it for years, and virtually nothing can degrade it. If...
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