The Good Stuff – Episode 1: Take THAT, plastic bags!

This is the first broadcast of the Good Stuff, a monthly podcast series brought to you by the Annie Leonard and the Story of Stuff Project. The Good Stuff, features interviews with inspiring activists, scientists, entrepreneurs and others change-makers. The first episode explores solutions to plastic bag pollution with interviews with Rose Timmer, (a community activist who successfully banned plastic bags) and entrepreneur, Andy Keller, founder of Chico Bags.

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The Story of Bottled Water

The Story of Bottled Water, releasing March 22, 2010 on storyofbottledwater.org, employs the Story of Stuff style to tell the story of manufactured demand—how Americans to buy more than half a billion bottles of water every week when it already flows from the tap. Over seven 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. The film concludes with a call to ‘take back the tap,’ not only by making a personal commitment to avoid bottled water, but by supporting investments in clean, available tap water for all.

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