The Bag It team has come across countless amazing organizations in our quest to understand as much as we can about plastic. Use these organizations and resources to learn about existing research and campaigns.


The Surfrider Foundation is a nonprofit grassroots organization dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of our world's oceans, waves and beaches.

Eco-cycle in Boulder advocates a zero-waste system, which addresses our resource use from product design to disposal.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is a federal agency focused on the condition of the oceans and the atmosphere.

The Algalita Marine Research Foundation is dedicated to the protection of the marine environment and its watersheds through research, education and restoration.

Oceana is the largest international organization focused solely on ocean conservation.

TEDX is a nonprofit organization dedicated to compiling and disseminating scientific evidence on the health and environmental problems caused by low-dose exposure to chemicals that interfere with development and function.

Beach Environmental Awareness Campaign Hawai'i (B.E.A.C.H.) is an all volunteer, nonprofit organization concerned with bringing awareness and solutions to the problem of marine debris on Hawai'i's beaches.

Plastic Bag Free is attempting to get rid of disposable bag use across the UK.

The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics is a coalition effort launched in 2004 to protect the health of consumers and workers by securing the corporate, regulatory and legislative reforms necessary to eliminate dangerous chemicals from cosmetics and personal care products.

The Plastic Pollution Coalition aims to end the global dependence on disposable plastic, the primary source of plastic pollution and reduce the overall global plastic footprint for individuals, businesses and organizations.


The Environmental Working Group documents research about environmental and industrial toxins that build up in our bodies.

Earth 911 offers a database of recycling facilities nationwide, searchable by zip code.

The Skin Deep Database provides safety ratings for nearly a quarter of all products on the market—more than 55,000 products with more than 9,000 ingredients.

Chemical Body Burden presents facts and figures about 700 chemical contaminants found in the human body.

Scientific American provides information about Bisphenol A (BPA), the key component used to make epoxy resin and polycarbonate plastic, which are used to make many consumer goods.


ChicoBag specializes in offering compact reusable bags and lifestyle totes that are fashionable, environmentally friendly and designed to be unforgettable.

ECOBAGS carries canvas totes, shopping bags, lunch bags, produce bags, string bags and water bottles

Klean Kanteen is the original, eco-friendly, BPA-free steel water bottle.

Life Without Plastic is an extensive on-line store whose goal is to offer you products that are completely devoid of plastic.

EcoTensil, maker of silky-smooth paperboard utensils, provides a "sampling" experience while offering an eco-friendly alternative to plastic sampling spoons. Tell your local grocers and ice cream shops!