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Sustainable Living

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  • 1. Living Sustainably ʻmoreʼ Our lives need a better goal than
  • 2. Story of Stuff Extraction Production Distribution Consumption Disposal http://storyofstuff.org
  • 3. Depicts
170,000
disposable
Energizer
batteries,
equal
to
 15mins
of
Energizer
battery
production.
  • 4. Depicts
38,000
shipping
containers,
the
number
of
 containers
processed
through
major
shipping
ports
every
 12
hours.
  • 5. Depicts
1.14
Million
brown
paper
supermarket
bags,
the
 number
consumed
in
the
US
in
an
hour.
  • 6. Depicts
1
Million
plastic
cups,
the
number
used
on
airline
 flights
in
the
US
every
6
hours.
  • 7. Depicts
2
Million
plastic
beverage
bottles,
the
number
 used
in
the
US
every
five
minutes.
  • 8. Depicts
426,000
cell
phones,
equal
to
the
number
of
cell
 phones
retired
in
the
US
every
day.
  • 9. Depicts
106,000
aluminum
cans,
the
number
used
in
the
 US
every
30
seconds.
  • 10. Planned Obsolescence
  • 11. Perceived Obsolescence
  • 12. What is my share? myFootPrint.org
  • 13. We are using a lot more than our share.
  • 14. What are the challenges we face?
  • 15. What have you done to act on them? What can we learn from each other’s efforts?
  • 16. Set a goal and measure your progress. MORE. LESS is
  • 17. References: http://storyofstuff.org http://chrisjordan.com