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The story of stuff by Annie Leonard

Last Updated on Monday, 12 March 2012 14:20

storyofstuff.gif"The Story of Stuff " is a  highly informative and entertaining web video that documents the destructive impacts of consumerism and waste. The video features American activist Annie Leonard taking viewers through the process of creating a consumer good - from the extraction of materials to the disposal.

Topics discussed include materials economy, linear systems, the golden arrow of consumption, wealthy corporations, the role of government, toxics, human breast milk, toxic waste. Check it out but beware: Your trash will never look the same.

This is the full version however you can select other links to view it in chapters.

 

The Story of Stuff http://www.storyofstuff.com   will take you on a provocative tour of our consumer-driven culture - from resource extraction to iPod incineration  The Story of Stuff exposes the connections between a huge number of environmental and social issues, and calls us together to create a more sustainable and just world. It'll teach you something, it'll make you laugh, and it just may change the way you look at all the stuff in your life forever.

 

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