• They’re Putting the Soul in Solar

    Detroit shut off its street lights. Enter Soulardarity. They’re going to install off-grid solar street lamps, to light up the night–sustainably. We’re proud to highlight Soulardarity’s vision via our Community Launchpad project.

    Show Me the Light
  • We Caught Nestlé on Film

    From drought-stricken California, to Canada, to Germany and beyond, the Nestle corporation works to privatize our water… and then sells it back to us in plastic bottles. We’ve got the footage to make a game-changing movie that will spur action against Nestle’s worldwide water exploitation. Can you help us get it out into the world?

    Let's Make a Movie
  • Stop Nestlé.

    California citizens are facing mandatory water restrictions during the current drought, but when a reporter asked Nestle CEO Tim Brown if he’d move Nestle’s operations out of California, he said “Absolutely not. In fact, if I could increase it, I would.”

    We’re going to hold Nestlé accountable – and we need your help to do it. Are you in?

    Take Action!
  • Microbeads Banned in Connecticut!

    You signed petitions. You called your legislators. And it worked. Connecticut passed strong legislation to ban polluting plastic microbeads from sale in the state.

    Learn More
  • Our Microbeads Movie Is Here!

    This 2-minute film takes on plastic microbeads—the nasty little bits of plastic that companies have been putting in soaps, face wash, and toothpaste. Find out what folks like us can do to stop this ridiculous assault on our public waters:

    Watch Movie Now
  • Microbeads:
    Help Us Win

    Billions of tiny plastic microbeads make their way into our environment everyday.

    We need your help to protect our waterways and put a stop to polluting plastic microbeads.


    (photo: Briena Sash, Sash Photography)

    Take Action Now!

From a Movie to a Movement

We have a problem with Stuff. We use too much, too much of it is toxic and we don’t share it very well. But that’s not the way things have to be. Together, we can build a society based on better not more, sharing not selfishness, community not division.

The Story of Stuff Project’s journey began with a 20-minute online movie about the way we make, use and throw away all the Stuff in our lives. Five years and 40 million views later, we’re a Community of more than a million changemakers worldwide, working to build a more healthy and just planet. We invite you to watch and share our movies, participate in our study programs and join our campaigns. Come on, let’s go!

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