The story of a spoon

From GreenPeace -

The Story of a Spoon charts the story of a plastic spoon, from the Big Bang to the Bin Bag, and aims to raise awareness of the effects of over-consumption in our society. This video is an appeal for people to take a moment to think about how the stuff we buy came into existence, and what happens to that stuff when we no longer have use for it.
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Seven Billion Dreams. One Planet. Consume with Care.

Leonardo Dalessandri via the UNEP - Living within planetary boundaries is the most promising strategy for ensuring a healthy future. Human prosperity need not cost the earth. Living sustainably is about doing more and better with less. It is about knowing that rising rates of natural resource use and the environmental impacts that occur are not a necessary by-product of economic growth. 

Fast Fashion: Sweatshops

From SBS2 Australia - 

April 24th marked the third anniversary of the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh. It was an incident that sparked an international debate about where we source or clothes and our so-called addiction to 'fast fashion'. Fast fashion means more choice for the consumer and more revenue for the retailer. But, what does it mean for everything - and everyone - in between?