Midway Film needs your help!

Posted on Jul 11 2012 by Manuel Maqueda
Plastic pollution is a pervasive and devastating problem affecting humans, animals and ecosystems globally. And yet this issue still remains invisible to millions of people around the world. There is a film in the making that could change this forever.  Midway, by renowned visual artist Chris Jordan, tells a story so beautiful, powerful and transformative that is poised to become a cultural landmark,...

Who is afraid to REFUSE disposable plastic?

Posted on Nov 08 2011 by Plastic Pollution Coalition
Last week, we launched an exciting new PSA recorded by the Season 10 Top 11 finalists of  American Idol. The PSA supports the REFUSE campaign, and the work of the Plastic Pollution Coalition. Shortly after the PSA was posted online, we received a letter from 19 Entertainment’s parent company, demanding that we pull the PSA down. The stated reason was that we did not have appropriate permissions. We...

Season 10 Top 11 Contestants Against Plastic Pollution

Posted on Oct 31 2011 by Plastic Pollution Coalition
The  11 contestants of  Season 10 want you to REFUSE disposable plastic.   The PSA, created by Producer / Director Kate Miller with Mirror Films, has a bit of song, a bit of humor and a big request for action.  The Top 11 are asking everyone to stop using disposable plastic items and to help raise $50,000 for Plastic Pollution Coalition. “Every bit of plastic that has ever been created still...

TEDxGreatPacificGarbagePatch – Dr. Sylvia Earle – The Ocean is Connected to Everything

Posted on Dec 20 2010 by Plastic Pollution Coalition
At TEDxGreatPacificGarbagePatch Dr. Sylvia Earle delivers an inspirational talk about the ocean and our unique connection to it. - View our Video Gallery

TEDxGreatPacificGarbagePatch – H.E. Stuart Beck – All nations come together to end plastic

Posted on Dec 20 2010 by Plastic Pollution Coalition
His Excellency Stuart Beck, an ambassador of the Republic of Palau to the United Nations, delivers a challenge to all nations – unite in the face of the common enemy and raise to stop plastic pollution. - View our Video Gallery

TEDxGreatPacificGarbagePatch – Leslie Tamminen – Challenge to Policy-Makers Around the Globe

Posted on Dec 20 2010 by Plastic Pollution Coalition
Leslie Tamminen delivers a fiery challenge to policy-makers to support our efforts to stop plastic pollution; to pass laws that curb the irresponsible use of plastic. - View our Video Gallery

TEDxGreatPacificGarbagePatch – Wallace “J” Nichols – Rethink Product and Design

Posted on Dec 20 2010 by Plastic Pollution Coalition
Dr. Wallace “J” Nichols delivers a passionate challenge to manufacturers of plastic products, packaging and virgin resin product: Rethink design, Rethink product, Invest in true biodegradable product – non-toxic in any stage of existence, that is not derived from food-grade plant matter - View our Video Gallery

TEDxGreatPacificGarbagePatch – Erica Williams – End Dependence on Disposable Plastic

Posted on Dec 20 2010 by Plastic Pollution Coalition
Erica Williams delivers a passionate challenge to businesses and individuals – lets end the dependence of disposable plastic. REFUSE single use and disposable plastic today. - View our Video Gallery

TEDxGreatPacificGarbagePatch – Ellyn Maybe – Poetry

Posted on Dec 20 2010 by Plastic Pollution Coalition
Ellyn Maybe recites some of her poetry about plastics. - View our Video Gallery

TEDxGreatPacificGarbagePatch – Ferris Thompson – Innovation Through Entrepreneurship

Posted on Dec 20 2010 by Plastic Pollution Coalition
Ferris Thompson with the X Prize talks about the use of the X Prize to create an alternative to conventional plastics. - View our Video Gallery