Editor’s note: The chat’s now over, but you can replay it in full.

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Little lights are twinkling in trees and checkout scanners are lighting up across the country. ‘Tis the season of giving, which is why I hosted a chat with Annie Leonard, the mastermind behind the informative (and entertaining) Story of Stuff project — covering electronics, cosmetics, bottled water, and beyond!

Annie spent an hour talking with us on Dec. 14 at 3 p.m. Eastern. Check out our super-charged chat on gizmos, gadgets, cell phones, and other stuff that’s possibly on your holiday gift list!

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