I may not be able to get you interested in reading about where the things you buy come from and where they will end up when obsolete but if the information is...
1) well researched
2) animated, fast-paced and fact-filled
3) popular with more than 2 million viewers on record
4) a 20-minute 2008 award winning production
...that should get you to sit down and watch.
Like what you hear so far from Anne Leonard, an expert in international sustainability and environmental health issues?
Then, go and see the full story of stuff in your life. You would not have realised how decisions made by you and someone on the other side of the globe could affect the world until you see it from Anne's view.