2.19.08 – Screening: The Story of Stuff

What: The February edition of Green Drinks features the airing of a 20-minute film, The Story of Stuff, a fast-paced, fact-filled look at the underside of our production and consumption patterns, followed by discussion and conversation.

When: Tuesday, February 19, 2008 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where: Macklind Avenue Deli
4721 Macklind Avenue (at Nottingham)
St. Louis, MO 63109

Links and Resources from the Discussion

Reading list

Garbage Land: On the Secret Trail of Trash (Paperback)
by Elizabeth Royte (Author)

Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things (Paperback)
by William McDonough (Author), Michael Braungart (Author)

Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future (Paperback)
by Bill McKibben (Author)

Other resources

http://www.storyofstuff.com/resources.html
See the movie and other resources

http://www.coopamerica.org/
Check on companies: see who is green and who is not

http://www.buildstlouis.org
Find local businesses

http://culverwaycohousing.com/
Co-housing in St. Louis

https://www.fairshares.org/

CSA for St. Louis area

http://www.home-eco.com/
Local green general store

http://www.gigoit.org/
Recycling of IT equipment and other stuff. They’re a local company, but can recycle all over

http://www.freecycle.org/
Recycle everything

http://www.sustainstl.org/earthinst/courses/volsimp.htm
Voluntary Simplicity course in St. Louis

http://www.moenviron.org/Lobbyday.asp
2008 Conservation Lobby Day Tuesday, February 26

http://renewmo.org/
Renew Missouri is a non-profit corporation working for clean & safe (renewable) energy in Missouri. Watch for upcoming petition for MO Clean Energy Initiative.

http://www.thewastediet.com/
Follow the story of a family who put themselves on a “waste diet”