The story of stuff

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Verónica Alfaro

Media Ethics / Summer semester 2014


Story of stuff is a web documental by Anine Leonard released in 2007. The main questions in discussion are: Where do products come from, and where do they go when people throw them away? Why people get an obsession with products, it doesn’t matter if they really need them?

Every product follow a system called “The material’s economy”:

1.      Extraction

2.      Production

3.      Distribution

4.      Consumption

5.      Disposal

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