Sustainable Living

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Sustainable Living

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

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