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The Story of Stuff

The Story of Stuff

As consumers, we vote with our wallets. Most of the items we buy are made from a combination of many different materials and natural resources from around the world. By learning where product ingredients come from and how things are made, we can make educated choices about the environmental impact we want to have when we shop. The organizations and videos shared below help illustrate the full story of some of the things we buy.

Canadian Centre for Pollution Prevention


Annie Leonard | The Story of Stuff Project




Chris Jordan


Environmental Protection Agency | Life Cycle Assessment Fact Sheets

Washington Post