Where do all the things we purchase originate from and why are they so cheap? The Story of Stuff explains the process from mining of the raw materials to use and disposal. In this process the people/environment in each step are often forgotten and are not normally factored into the true cost. These hidden costs are not normally accounted for until many years down the track when we have health/social or environmental problems.
This 20 minute video looks at the other side of production and product consumption. We need to get together and look at ways of solving this problem and hopefuly after viewing this video it will change the way you view stuff forever.