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Showing 1 - 10 of 12 titles with a criteria of Subject is Toxic Waste

When a devastating mercury spill by the world's richest gold mining corporation hits a quiet peasant village in the Peruvian Andes, a courageous young mayor emerges to lead his people on a quest for healthcare and justice.

Icarus Films | 2003 | 75 minutes

Death By Design investigates the electronics industry and reveals how even the smallest devices have deadly environmental and health costs.

Global Environmental Justice | 2017 | 73 minutes

Spotlights the alarming global rise of mercury pollution of air, water, and soil as well as severe disabilities, diseases, and death attributed to mercury poisoning in developing communities involved in small-scale gold mining, one of the major sources of mercury pollution worldwide.

Global Environmental Justice | 2015 | 7 minutes

The stories of five remarkable Native American activists in four communities who are fighting to protect Indian lands against disastrous environmental hazards, preserving their sovereignty and ensuring the cultural survival of their peoples. This title has one or more clips.

Global Environmental Justice | 2005 | 88 minutes

In central Beijing, a small but ambitious environmental NGO is calling on major international corporations including Apple, Walmart and Hugo Boss, to take responsibility for suppliers who are fouling China's air and water as they produce goods for Western consumers.

Global Environmental Justice | 2015 | 8 minutes

Reveals the unsafe conditions in which adults and children alike toil, as they seek to eke out a basic living by processing toxic plastic waste products.

Global Environmental Justice | 2016 | 82 minutes

If time is short these four excerpts from Plastic China could be assigned for viewing or shown in class.  Total running time is 35 minutes.
  This title has one or more clips.

Global Environmental Justice | 2016 | 35 minutes

An intimate portrait of a community battling against environmental pollution from Texas oil refineries and petrochemical plants. This title has one or more clips.

Global Environmental Justice | 2009 | 48 minutes

From the rainforests of Papua New Guinea to Canada’s tar sands, Standing on Sacred Ground: Profit and Loss exposes industrial threats to native peoples’ health, livelihood, and cultural survival.

Global Environmental Justice | 2014 | 57 minutes

The story of the worst environmental disaster you've never heard of: the Tar Creek Superfund in northeastern Oklahoma. This title has one or more clips.

Global Environmental Justice | 2012 | 95 minutes