Tuesday, November 16, 2010

"Let's Hear it for ..." Los Angeles

Congratulations to the City of Los Angeles, which approved bag legislation today:

From the New York Times: Los Angeles County supervisors approved a measure on Tuesday that bars stores in the unincorporated parts of the county from handing out single-use plastic bags. An estimated 1.1. million people live in those areas. The ordinance, which does not include Los Angeles and other cities in the county, also requires stores to charge 10 cents for each paper bag given to customers. It goes into effect next year.



This video will launch tomorrow - perfect!



The video was created by Oakland, CA based Green Sangha.

Credits:
Ben Zolno - Writer/Lyricist/Director/Bag Boy/Editor
Glenn Sauber - Shopper
AshEl Eldridge - Rapper
Jenni Perez - Singer
Bex Kanengiser - Cashier
Many Green Sangha volunteers - Shoppers

Amy English - Production Coordinator, AD
David Nakabayashi - DP
Harrison Pierce - Consultant, Animatic, AC
Bo Cox - Camera Op
Working Music Track - Colin Menzies
Final Music Track and Mastering - Amurai http://www.amurai-music.com/

Sponsored by:
Good Earth Organic
To-Go Ware
Chico Bag
People Towels

The above video is a parody of Jay-Z & Alicia Keys' "Empire State of Mind":

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