Reducing our Stuff


So whats the big deal with reducing consumption? Why should I reduce my consumption and jepoardise my comfortable lifestyle? Why should it matter to me?

The following two videos provide light on these questions. (both with super cute animation! 🙂 )

SoS_Banner002

  1. The Story of Stuff by Annie Leonard, provides a concise look at consumption patterns and is one of the most well recieved video clips on the environment, with more than 7 million views.
  2. The second video (as seen below) describes Japan’s food production and consumption patterns, but nevertheless has important lessons for other countries.
Advertisements

Flexitarians and Veganburg

Mess Tins Sightings beyond Campsites! I learnt a new word over the weekend. FLEXITARIANISM! (Say what?) Good ol' Wikipedia says that it is … [Read More...]

Cool green ads #2

Another one of them awesome posters behind toilet cubicle doors. This creative artwork was done by Graphic Design students from … [Read More...]

FiTree’s First Green Iftar

It was barely a couple of weeks ago when I first heard about FiTree and their plans to organise a couple of Green Iftars during the month of … [Read More...]

Post-Kyoto Protocol: Changing a Climate of Denial?

As governments gear up to meet in Copenhagen later this year to formulate a Post-Kyoto protocol framework on climate change, governments … [Read More...]

If I Could Do One Evil Thing…

Global Warming - the Evidence I'd trash the planet and suck up its resources like there's no tomorrow. Oh, hang on. The world's … [Read More...]

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: