Story of Stuff

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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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This video has influenced so many people to whom I have spoken. It is amazing to see how much people care when they have the facts presented to them in a concrete, clear, and entertaining manner.

Speaking of George Carlin, he once said something like "Why is it that all your shit is stuff, and other people's stuff is shit?"