GreenYes Archives

[GreenYes Home] - [Thread Index] - [Date Index]
[Date Prev] - [Date Next] - [Thread Prev] - [Thread Next]


[GreenYes] Re: throw-away society


Title: [GreenYes] Re: throw-away society

You should be able to find the answers from watching "The Story of
Stuff" a 20 min 2008 award winning presentation by Anne Leonard, an
expert in international sustainability and environmental health issues
at following link:

http://www.storyofstuff.com/

Nancy
http://greenbeingnancy.blogspot.com

On Fri, Sep 26, 2008 at 8:13 AM, Bill Sheehan <bill@no.address> wrote:
>
> Does this work?:
>
> 1 = Percent of the total North American materials flow that ends up in, and
> is still being used within, products six months after their sale.
>
> Item #4 from the GRRN Zero Waste Briefing Kit, Facts and Figures at
> http://www.grrn.org/zerowaste/kit/briefing/facts1.pdf
>
> Source: Natural Capitalism, p 81
> In Chapter 3, downloadable at http://www.natcap.org/sitepages/pid58.php
>
> /Bill Sheehan
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: GreenYes@no.address [mailto:GreenYes@no.address] On Behalf
> Of Helen Spiegelman
> Sent: Thursday, September 25, 2008 7:39 PM
> To: GreenYes@no.address
> Subject: [GreenYes] throw-away society
>
> Hi all ~
>
> Someone recently threw out a factoid about the products we buy ~ something
> to the effect that X percent of the products we use become waste in less
> than X minutes/hours/days....
>
> Anyone remember seeing this?
>
> Helen.
>
>
>
>
> >
>

--~--~---------~--~----~------------~-------~--~----~
You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "GreenYes" group.
To post to this group, send email to GreenYes@no.address
To unsubscribe from this group, send email to GreenYes+unsubscribe@no.address
For more options, visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/GreenYes?hl=en
-~----------~----~----~----~------~----~------~--~---


[GreenYes Home] - [Date Index] - [Thread Index]
[Date Prev] - [Date Next] - [Thread Prev] - [Thread Next]