The Low Tox Project

Film

Project: Toxins

Dark Waters: Corporate environmental defense attorney Rob Bilott (Mark Ruffalo) works defending Big Chem companies. He finds himself conflicted after he’s contacted by two farmers who believe that the local DuPont plant is dumping toxic waste in the area which is killing their cattle. 

Stink: STINK! opens with a foul smell and a pair of kids pajamas. And a single father trying to find out what that smell could possibly be. But instead of getting a straight answer, director Jon Whelan stumbles on an even bigger issue in America, which is that some products on our store shelves are not safe — by design.

Curiosity: Shaping the world from our shopping baskets: A TED x talk by Alexx Stuart. From bizarre product claims and laboratory cocktail ingredient lists to scary statistics, it can all seem a little too grim and ‘deep dark hole’ to try and figure it all out. What can we really affect in the grand scheme of things, anyway?

Project: Heart and Mind

Brené Brown: The Call to Courage With humor and empathy, Brené Brown discusses what it takes to choose courage over comfort in a culture defined by scarcity, fear and uncertainty. (Find it on: Netflix)

Project: Health

Unrest: When Harvard Ph.D. student Jennifer Brea is struck down by a fever that leaves her bedridden, she sets out on a virtual journey to document her story as she fights a disease that medicine forgot. (Find it on: Netflix)

Project: Home

Project: Food

Forks Over Knives: What if one simple change could save you from chronic diseases such as diabetes and heart disease? Take a deep dive into the plant-based diet documentary that has influenced millions around the world 

Food Matters: You only have to look around at what we’re eating and how we’re living to see why our society is getting sicker. Nutritionally-depleted foods, chemical additives, an addiction to pharmaceutical drugs to cure malnourished bodies. 

Seaspiracy: Seaspiracy examines the global fishing industry, challenging notions of sustainable fishing and showing how human actions cause widespread environmental destruction. (Find it on: Netflix)

Project: Planet

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Project: Parenting

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