In this 13-minute video, I tell the stories of everyday citizens who are organizing to make sustainability legal.

From clotheslines to reused pickle jars, from car-sharing to wilderness outings for poor teens, common-sense, green solutions are too often against the law.

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  • On jobs and climate and fairness and biological diversity and toxic chemicals — all the dimensions of sustainability — we know that we need to overhaul the house from the foundation to the roof. But the whole family is fighting over the blueprint for the remodel, and there’s no money in the bank account. So maybe we could just take a few minutes away from screaming at each other and go clean out the fridge.

    This is the movie version of the Making Sustainability Legal booklet we published in May.