• Sadie Daffer

The Story of Plastic Screening

I'm excited to host a virtual screening of The Story of Plastic! I watched the film and attended a discussion with the Zero Waste Portland group a few months ago and thought Plastic Free July would be a great time to use this documentary as an educational resource and opportunity to gather more people to discuss the true impact of plastic!

Please use this link for the event bright event:


After signing up for the event you will receive an email with the viewing link to the documentary, you will be able to watch the film at your leisure before the discussion on the 30th.

Documentary Summary:

THE STORY OF PLASTIC takes a sweeping look at the man-made crisis of plastic pollution and the worldwide effect it has on the health of our planet and the people who inhabit it. Spanning three continents, the film illustrates the ongoing catastrophe: fields full of garbage, veritable mountains of trash, rivers and seas clogged with waste, and skies choked with the poisonous emissions from plastic production and processing. THE STORY OF PLASTIC features interviews with experts and activists on the front lines of the fight, revealing the disastrous consequences of the flood of plastic smothering ecosystems and poisoning communities around the world, and the global movement that is rising up in response. With engaging original animation, archival industry footage beginning in the 1930s, and first-person accounts of the unfolding emergency, the film distills a complex problem that is increasingly affecting the planet’s and its residents’ well-being.

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