Story of Stuff Project watch: https://www.storyofstuff.org/movies/story-of-stuff/ https://www.storyofstuff.org/movies/ The firms related to the story of stuff project have been impactful and controver
Story of Stuff Project
The firms related to the story of stuff project have been impactful and controversial.
A) Briefly, what is your response to the Story of Stuff video?
B) Watch another of the videos from the same page. Very briefly summarize and comment on the other video, and again your response to it.
What is your response to the videos on Biomimicry? Are there particular ideas that you found most relevant?
Can you think of an example of a product or service that fits the definition of biomimicry, perhaps one that has been around for a long time?
What kinds of situations must be present, for Biomimicry to become a powerful contributor to future product design?
PATAGONIA AND TIMBERLAND
These two companies are looked to as leaders in the area of sustainability. What exactly is it about them that would account for this? What makes them stand out?
Why would Yvon Chouinard, the former CEO of Patagonia, consult for Walmart, a firm that he has strongly criticized for their past sustainability practices and negative impacts on communities?