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Annie Leonard is an American proponent of sustainability and critic of excessive consumerism.

Leonard is best known as the creator and narrator of the animated documentary about the life-cycle of material goods, The Story of Stuff (2007). The documentary began as an hour-long talk and was made into a condensed film version based on popular demand. She also published a book version of the film.

After The Story of Stuff, she created Story of Cap and Trade in 2009, which is on the topic of emissions trading, as well as, in 2010, The Story of Bottled Water, The Story of Cosmetics and The Story of Electronics. In March 1, 2011, Leonard released The Story of Citizens United v. FEC and later that year, The Story of Broke.

 

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On Being Biased by Annie Leonard

Annie Leonard is the Executive Director of Greenpeace U.S.A. and creator and board member of the Story of Stuff Project. Annie addresses being biased in favor of Mother Earth and her peoples and why being biased is not a bad thing unless it is primarily for financial gain. S

She was interviewed at the 2014 Annual Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) in Portland, Oregon on October 28, 2014. Produced by Ruth Ann Barrett of EarthSayers.tv with Barry Heidt of GeoSpirit.tv.

To order her book from Amazon, The Story of Stuff, click on the image or contact your local bookstore. Thank you.

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