Buy, Use, Toss


This page is associated with Facing the Future'sBuy, Use, Toss curriculum. It investigates the common "cradle to grave" pathway that everyday products follow.

By studying this pathway, students can think critically to determine ways to change "cradle to grave" into "cradle to cradle."

The five major steps of the materials economy, which are highlighted in the video The Story of Stuff, are featured in the links below. Projects associated with each step will be found in each link.


Extraction

Production

Distribution

Consumption

Disposal

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