Free Range Studios | 2010 | 11 min.
2011 Official Selection
The Story of Electronics employs the Story of Stuff style to explore the high-tech revolutions collateral damage6 billion tons of e-waste and counting, poisoned workers and a public left holding the bill. Host Annie Leonard takes viewers from the mines and factories where our gadgets begin to the horrific backyard recycling shops in China where many end up. The film concludes with a call for a green “race to the top” where designers compete to make long-lasting, toxic-free products that are fully and easily recyclable.