Is recycling really as easy as it seems, and can it save us from our over-consuming selves? Most of us think we know how recycling works, at least for where we live and work, but our best intentions may not leave us with the results we are hoping for. Take a deep dive into the complex and frustrating realities of plastic consumption and recycling with this article from Truthout.
It's been 12 years since The Story of Stuff was released and so much has changed in that time. Here are a few changes for good that were driven by the convictions of involved citizens and the demands conscientious consumers.