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.
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.
A 20 minute, fast paced, fact-filled look at our consumer culture and its impact on the planet. A brilliant must watch film.
This fast paced seven-minute film, produced by Free Range Studios and hosted by Annie Leonard, examines the pervasive use of toxic chemicals in our everyday personal care products, from lipstick to baby shampoo. If you want to know WHAT IS REALLY IN THAT ‘HERBAL’ SHAMPOO? or where to find non toxic cosmetics Watch Now…