Articles by The Story of Stuff Project

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The Story of Bottled Water
The Story of Stuff Project – TRANSCEND Media Service, 20 Sep 2021

The story of manufactured demand—how you get people to buy more than half a billion bottles of water every day when it already flows from the tap. Over five minutes, the film explores the bottled water industry’s attacks on tap water and its use of seductive, environmental-themed advertising to cover up the mountains of plastic waste it produces.

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The Story of Solutions
The Story of Stuff Project – TRANSCEND Media Service, 30 Aug 2021

The Story of Solutions explores how we can move our economy in a more sustainable and just direction, starting with orienting ourselves toward a new goal. What if the goal of our economy wasn’t more, but better — better health, better jobs and a better chance to survive on the planet? Shouldn’t that be what winning means?

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Eric Enos’ Story of Kaʻala: Hawai’i Taro Farming
The Story of Stuff Project – TRANSCEND Media Service, 12 Jul 2021

8 Jun 2021 – Eric Enos dives into the Native Hawaiian journey of restoring O’ahu’s taro farms and reviving an essential cultural practice.

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The Story of Stuff
The Story of Stuff Project - TRANSCEND Media Service, 7 Jun 2021

22 Apr 2009 -From its extraction through sale, use and disposal, all the stuff in our lives affects communities at home and abroad, yet most of this is hidden from view. The Story of Stuff is a 20-minute, fast-paced, fact-filled look at the underside of our production and consumption patterns. 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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The Story of Plastic (Animated Short)
The Story of Stuff Project – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Apr 2021

21 Apr 2021 – The Story of Plastic pulls back the curtain on the plastic pollution headlines, revealing the true causes and consequences of the global plastics crisis.

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Should Plastic Producers Pay for Recycling?
The Story of Stuff Project - TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 May 2020

Why are taxpayers responsible for recycling costs if we didn’t make this mess in the first place?

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The Story of Water
The Story of Stuff Project – TRANSCEND Media Service, 1 Jul 2019

Profit-driven corporations want control over your city’s public water systems. What could go wrong? The Story of Water exposes the dangers of water privatization and highlights innovative solutions that cities are adopting that keep water management in public hands.

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The Story of Stuff
Annie Leonard | The Story of Stuff Project – TRANSCEND Media Service, 17 Sep 2018

From its extraction through sale, use and disposal, all the stuff in our lives affects communities at home and abroad, yet most of this is hidden from view. The Story of Stuff is a 20-minute, fast-paced, fact-filled look at the underside of our production and consumption patterns.

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The Story of Citizens United (Short Video)
Annie Leonard, The Story of Stuff Project – TRANSCEND Media Service, 7 Mar 2011

Why have corporations gotten so powerful? And what can we do about it? The Story of Citizens United v. FEC, an exploration of the inordinate power that corporations exercise in our democracy.

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The Story of Cosmetics: The Ugly Truth of “Toxics In, Toxics Out”
Annie Leonard - The Story of Stuff Project, 26 Jul 2010

The Story of Cosmetics examines the pervasive use of toxic chemicals in our everyday personal care products, from lipstick to baby shampoo. Produced by Free Range Studios and hosted by Annie Leonard, the seven-minute film reveals the implications for consumer and worker health and the environment, and outlines ways we can move the industry away from hazardous chemicals and towards safer alternatives. The film concludes with a call for viewers to support legislation aimed at ensuring the safety of cosmetics and personal care products.

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