“Death by Design” – Green Film Series March 2
“Death by Design,” a film that looks at the environmental and health issues related to the manufacture of laptops, tablets, and smartphone, will be shown Thursday, March 2, as part of the Green Film Series. The location is G002 Hesterberg Hall, in the Michigan Tech Forestry Building, at 7 pm. enjoy the film, facilitated discussion and refreshments from the Keweenaw Coop. The event is free (with a $3 suggested donation), and open to all.
The description of the film: “We love and live on smartphones, tablets and laptops. By 2020, four billion people will have a personal computer. Five billion will own a mobile phone. But this revolution has a dark side. From factories in China, to high tech Silicon Valley, the film tells of environmental degradation, health tragedies, and the fast approaching tipping point between consumerism and sustainability.”