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Annie Leonard

Annie Leonard (born 1964) is an American proponent of sustainability and a critic of consumerism. She created the animated film The Story of Stuff (2007), which describes the life cycle of material goods. In 2014, she became the Executive Director of Greenpeace USA

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Recycling is what we do when we're out of options to avoid, repair, or reuse the product first. Firs ...

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Bottled water costs about 2000 times more than tap water. Can you imagine paying 2000 times the pric ...

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We're more concerned about climate or economic equality or racial justice or anything else that is g ...

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Between the disillusionment that people feel about politics-as-usual, assaults on the right to vote, ...

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You cannot run a linear system on a finite planet indefinitely.

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Shop smarter and shop less. But please don't let that dissuade you from engaging in campaigns to mak ...

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Solid information is necessary, but insufficient. We also need to present that information in ways t ...

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Activists need to get the facts right. One of the big assets we have on our side is the truth, and w ...

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There is no such thing as away. When you throw something away, it must go somewhere.

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We depend on this planet to eat, drink, breathe, and live. Figuring out how to keep our life support ...

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Our primary identity has become that of being consumers ' not mothers, teachers, or farmers, but of ...

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Put simply, if we do not redirect our extraction and production systems and change the way we distri ...

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Everywhere I go, I meet people ready for change. People who are fed up with the exhaustion that come ...

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We've got to rescue our democracy by using it.

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I am afraid that I think both the near future environmental reality and political landscape are not ...

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