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Book Review: The Story of Stuff by Annie Leonard

In Community, Economy, Environment, Good Books, Sustainability on June 7, 2010 at 9:37 pm

The Story of Stuff explains where all our stuff comes from and how much damage it does to the Earth and our bodies.

Read the original story at the Conducive Chronicle.

Annie Leonard’s new book tells the story of our obsessive relationship with our possessions, and unless we alter that relationship, the story doesn’t end well.

The book, titled “The Story of Stuff: How Our Obsession with Stuff is Trashing the Planet, our Communities, and Our Health – And a Vision for Change,” is the in-depth follow-up to The Story of Stuff video, which millions of people have viewed across the world.  The book chronicles Leonard’s discoveries over a 10 year period in which she traveled the world in search of answers about where our stuff comes from and where it goes when we’re done with it. Read the rest of this entry »