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Trash Talk: Shift Series

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This title is a part of the series Shift Series


Catalogue Number:  NSF001
Producer:  Nootka Street Film Company Inc.
Subject:  Canadian Social Studies, Canadian World Studies, Civics, Consumer Studies, Documentary, Environmental Studies, Family Studies/Home Economics, Global Issues, Health and Medicine, Science, Social Studies
Language:  English
Grade Level:  6 - 8, 9 - 12
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  2015
Running Time:  14
Closed Captions:  Yes


DVD Price:  $79.00
3 year post-secondary streaming price:  $119.00
DVD+3yr Post-Sec Stream Price:  $159.00
3yr K-12 Stream Price :  $79.00
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What happens to our garbage after we throw it away? Over 300 millions tonnes of solid waste is produced in North America every year - a number so big, it's virtually meaningless.

In this documentary, we measure our waste footprint by storing our trash, recycling, and composting for 30 days. We visit the Vancouver Landfill in Delta after the city-wide organics ban is implemented to see where all our food waste has been going. We then meet three local innovators (EnterraFeed Co, Harvest Power, Northwest Waste Solutions) who are changing the way the world thinks about solid waste.


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