In honor of our planet’s holiday, consider some of these earth-friendly flicks next time you browse your movie store.
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Two men embark on an investigative journey and discover a shocking amount of corn that hides in the American diet and in consumer products. King Corn examines what effect the excess of corn has on our health and our environment, and how corn managed to become the American King of Crops.
No Impact Man
As research for his next book, Colin Beaven leaves behind his average, modern lifestyle and engages his family in an experiment to live for one year, as close to zero-waste and zero-impact as possible — that means no electricity, no imported food, no trash, no material consumption. The lifestyle switch is quite severe for his wife, Michelle, who loves Starbucks, shopping, high-fructose corn syrup, and TV. The behind-the-scenes look at Beaven’s family’s experiment is compelling, entertaining, and educational.
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