Annie Leonard of “The Story of Stuff” Named New Executive Director of Greenpeace USA

May 7, 2014 by  
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Annie Leonard, the creator of the viral video “The Story of Stuff,” has just been named Greenpeace USA’s new executive director. A longtime environmental activist, Leonard has proven her gift for crafting compelling narratives, particularly in her series of animated pro-sustainability documentaries that question excess consumerism. After years of watching Leonard’s progress at The Story of Stuff Project, we at Inhabitat are excited to see how Leonard’s storytelling prowess and leadership will grow Greenpeace’s reach around the world. Read the rest of Annie Leonard of “The Story of Stuff” Named New Executive Director of Greenpeace USA Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: annie leonard , anti consumerism , Climate Change , environmental activism , Environmental activist , environmental progress , global anti-icinerator alliance , greenpeace annie leonard , greenpeace executive director , greenpeace usa , the story of stuff , the story of stuff project , Waste

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Annie Leonard’s “Story of Change”: Shopping Alone Can’t Save the World

July 22, 2012 by  
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In The Story of Change, Annie Leonard explains that while being a smart shopper can certainly ease some of the burden on our overworked planet, it is not the solution to a better world. She believes that our problems begin with bad policies and bad business practices, so while we do need to be smart consumers, there is much more beyond that to be done. Click ahead to check out The Story of Change and start working toward a better world. READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: annie leonard , conscious consumerism , consumerism , eco-fashion , Ethical Fashion , green fashion , materialism , Story of Change , story of stuff , Sustainable Fashion , sustainable style

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Annie Leonard’s Story of Electronics is an E-Waste Eye Opener

November 10, 2010 by  
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We try to shed our own light on the issues surrounding  e-waste recycling but we have to hand it to Annie Leonard , whose new video, The Story of Electronics, hits the problem right on the nose. From the wonder woman who first brought us The Story of Stuff in 2007, the new tale follows the same format again to shed light not only on the ineffective world of e-waste recycling , but the root of the problem as well — bad design that goes into making things obsolete. Check out the video after the jump

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‘The Story of Stuff’ Takes on E-Waste and Toxic Gadgets

November 9, 2010 by  
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The latest project from Annie Leonard and the Electronics TakeBack Coalition looks at the extended lifecycle of our billions of gadgets, and suggests developing a "green Moore’s Law" for electronics.

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Colgate’s Wisp: Two Steps Backward

November 9, 2010 by  
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Colgate touts its single-use, non-recyclable Wisp mini-toothbrushes just a few webpages away from from talking about its respect for the planet.

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“Story of Stuff” Creator and PBS Launch Kid-Friendly Web Series

October 19, 2010 by  
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You may have heard about the “Story of Stuff”, a viral online video that explains the environmental impact of our material economy. Now, creator Annie Leonard will bring her message of conscious consumption to a younger audience.

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Annie Leonard Releases New Video on Story of Bottled Water for World Water Day

March 22, 2010 by  
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Image via Story of Bottled Water Today is World Water Day – a day to celebrate and become ever more savvy about this incredibly finite resource that we all have to have access to in order to survive.

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Yves Behar on the Integrative Sustainable Design at Opportunity Green (Video Interview)

December 2, 2009 by  
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One High School Student’s Big Idea to Harness Wasted Energy

December 2, 2009 by  
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Image credit: Good Countless people spend an hours in the gym every week. While there, they do a lot of rowing, spinning, and running

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