So says Annie Leonard. By now I’m sure you have all seen the Story of Stuff. Needless to say, it was one of many great educational resources that we tapped into a couple years ago, and it was one of the motivators for the Clean Bin Project.
Well, if you need any more motivation, I recently came across this film of Annie speaking live at the Bioneers Conference.
She manages to be both critical and positive at the same time, raising serious issues like over-consumption, and drawing laughs when describing how she can’t look at an everyday products without seeing its consumer lifecycle of flash through her mind. Once you start thinking about garbage, it seems that there’s no turning it off. . .