We extract metals and fossil fuels from the ground and harvest plants.
We make products designed to be thrown away once used.
We buy products such as disposable cutlery, water bottles, plates and drink cans because they are convenient.
And we throw them away!
Based on the original book ‘How We Make Stuff’ by Christiane Dorion, Templar Publishing, 2012.
Website text by Christiane Dorion - Design by Harriet Pellereau.
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