Where can you recycle your plastic bags? What happens to them when you (shamefully) toss them in with your other plastic recycling? Who removes their tattered corpses from trees and barbed wire fences? The answers to these plastic bag questions are found in this nice video on the issue, The Immortal Plastic Bag.

The Immortal Plastic Bag from CITIZEN on Vimeo.

The short film, made by Joe Harvell, Aaron Reiss, and Jamie Hefetz, details New York City's complicated relationship with the ubiquitous receptacles, and outlines how the 10-cent bag fee introduced by City Council might drastically cut back on plastic bag use.