Getting from ‘More’ to ‘Better': Story of Solutions

Getting from 'More' to 'Better': Story of Solutions
Our friends at the Story of Stuff have released a new film, the Story of Solutions. Five years after their first film about the way we make, use and throw away all the Stuff in our lives, the Story of Solutions is about changing the game from ‘More’ to ‘Better.’ It explores how we can… Read more »

This Summer, Go Plastic Bottle Free When You Head Outdoors

This Summer, Go Plastic Bottle Free When You Head Outdoors
Planning a trip to the beach or Yosemite this summer? Keep the focus on enjoying these outdoor treasures – not polluting them – and take the pledge to ditch plastic bottled water by drinking tap water from refillable bottles instead. But even if you remember to plan ahead, bottled water is still readily available to… Read more »

New Video – “Food Mythbusters: Do We Really Need Industrial Agriculture to Feed the World?”

New Video - "Food Mythbusters: Do We Really Need Industrial Agriculture to Feed the World?"
Ecology Center member Anna Lappé has created a great new video in the vein of the Story of Stuff. This is the first in a series to bust the myths and tell the real stories behind the food we eat. Check it out, and for more on this project, head to www.foodmyths.org. And spread the… Read more »

The Economics of Happiness Conference This Weekend, March 23-25

The Economics of Happiness Conference This Weekend, March 23-25
Attendees of this weekends’ conference will have the chance to sit in on a workshop lead by the Ecology Center’s Executive Director Martin Bourque along with Annie Leonard from the Story of Stuff. Join the discussion on Rewriting the Story of Stuff: “From extraction to production, use and disposal, all the stuff in our Read more »