As Plastic Free July concludes, we hope you will keep your new found habits to reduce plastic pollution. To learn more about the issues at hand and to keep you inspired, pull out some popcorn and watch these terrific films on plastic.

Plastic Earth (2023)

“Plastic Earth” is a groundbreaking documentary that explores the urgent need to address the global plastic crisis. With plastic production from fossil-based sources on the rise, the world is facing an existential threat from climate change, pollution, and biodiversity loss.

Available on:

  • The Roku Channel (Free)
  • Vudu (Free)
  • PLEX (Free)
  • Amazon Prime Video (Subscription)
  • YouTube (From $4.99)
  • Google Play Movies & TV (From $4.99)
  • Apple TV (From $4.99)
  • Tubi (Free)

Story of Plastic (2020)

The Story of Plastic is a searing exposé revealing the ugly truth behind plastic pollution and the false solution of plastic recycling. From the extraction of fossil fuels and plastic disposal to the global resistance fighting back, the film is a life-changing, Emmy-winning film depicting one of the world’s most pressing environmental issues.

Story of Plastic Trailer from Outcast Films on Vimeo.

Available on:

  • Amazon Prime (From $1.99)

Tapped (2009)

Filmmakers take a look at the ecological and financial impact of the bottled water industry, especially the toxic byproducts that are released through the manufacturing of plastic water bottles.

Also available on:

  • Youtube (Free Above)
  • Pluto TV (Free)
  • Tubi (Free)
  • The Roku Channel (Free)
  • PLEX (Free)
  • Google Play Movies & TV (From $3.99)
  • Apple TV (From $3.99)