Screen a documentary about marine plastic pollution

Outdoor film screening on a beach

If you're a visual person, then consider watching some of the fantastic documentaries that have hit the streaming platforms over the last few years. They are a great way to learn about plastic pollution from global experts and the impact in places you may not be able to reach in person

There are more than 5 trillion plastic pieces weighing over 250,000 tons afloat at sea.



  • Gives access to plastic pollution experts
  • Highlights impacts of ocean waste you may not have considered
  • Suitable for a wide range of ages and expertises


  • Different films are available on different services
  • Usually streaming services have a fee
  • All documentaries contain bias - keep your eyes open for it!

Making a difference

88% of people who saw 'Blue Planet II' changed their lifestyle

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