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Story of Change

Can shopping save the world? The Story of Change from The Story of Stuff Project urges viewers to put down their credit cards and start exercising their citizen muscles to build a more sustainable, just and fulfilling world. From The Story of Stuff Project

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Green Games Gain In Popularity

August 17, 2011 – The fate of Earth is often at stake in popular video games, such as the sci-fi space sagas Halo and Mass Effect. But a growing movement of ecologically conscious games deals with the real destiny of our actual habitat. In the PC strategy game Fate of the World, players try their hand at juggling sociopolitical […]

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Annie Leonard shows the “toxic” side of some cosmetics

Cosmetics might make people look more attractive, but the ingredients in many personal care products do not add up to a very pretty picture, according to a new video by Annie Leonard, a proponent of sustainability and creator of The Story of Stuff about the life-cycle of material goods. Leonard’s message: the cosmetics industry is […]

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Toxic Chemicals Lobby

Safer Chemicals Healthy Families put together a funny, but effective video to galvanize support for Congressional action on the very serious issue of toxic chemicals.

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What’s that Smell?

Did you know that the lemon-fresh smell or pine forest scent in your favorite cleaner may be linked to serious health impacts? Women’s Voices for the Earth (WVE) recently released Whats That Smell?, a compilation of research that supports WVEs call for greater regulation of cleaning products, air fresheners and other consumer products containing fragrances […]

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