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The Story of Stuff

Time: November 17, 2009 from 7pm to 7pm
Location: RE Sources Sustainable Living Center
Street: Meridian
City/Town: Bellingham
Website or Map:
Phone: 733-8307
Event Type: educational, video
Organized By: Megan Artz
Latest Activity: Nov 16, 2009

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"The Story of Stuff"
a film with Annie Leonard

Tuesday, November 17th
@ ReSOURCES upstairs classroom
Meridian St.

In preparation for the holidays, RE Sources wants opens the discussion about "stuff." Join us for a short movie, "The Story of Stuff" and stay for a panel discussion with local experts who work directly with the issues that our stuff presents to ourselves and our community.

Special guests include Carolyn Koehnline who teaches clutter-related classes with psychological insight, North Sound Baykeeper Wendy Steffensen to talk about household toxins, and a representative from the Alternative Giving Fair to introduce a new gift-giving approach this season.

"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.

For more information, contact Megan Artz at or 733-8307.

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