Cool Davis is pleased to bring you this high quality documentary for Earth Month. Enjoy!

The Story of Plastic (2020)

THE STORY OF PLASTIC is presented by The Story of Stuff Project, a nonprofit dedicated to changing the way that we make, use, and throw away Stuff so that it is more sustainable, healthy, and fair. Since 2007 the nonprofit’s nine award-winning animated movies have garnered more than 50 million online views around the world and inspired a million-member global community to take action for systemic change. “The Story of Plastic” premiered on Discovery Channel April 22, 2020.  The Story of Stuff Project is a member of #breakfreefromplastic, a global movement envisioning a future free from plastic pollution. To learn more about the push for lasting solutions to the plastic pollution crisis, visit To learn more, visit “The Story of Plastic” was produced by Pale Blue Dot Media in association with React To Film.

Watch at your convenience through April 30, 2021!


Cool Davis has chosen a virtual community screening to ensure the safety of our communities while providing a shared viewing experience to watch, discuss, and take action to end the plastic crisis.

For more information on The Story of Plastics and how you can get involved:

Action Guide


Research Guide

Subtitles can be accessed on the film link, for the following languages: Arabic, Bulgarian, Cantonese (traditional), Croatian, Danish, Dutch, English, Farsi, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Lithuanian, Mandarin (simplified and traditional), Polish, Portuguese (Brazilian), Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Swahili, Tamil, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, and Vietnamese.

96 minutes