Waste & Pollution


Waste Land (trailer)

2:15 min
On the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro is Jardim Gramacho, the world’s largest landfill, where men and women sift through garbage for a living.


Plastic Planet (trailer)

2:04 min
Werner Boote presents an up-close and personal view of the controversial and fascinating material that has found its way into every facet of our daily lives: plastic.


WASTED! The Story of Food Waste

2:23 min
Through the eyes of famous chefs, audiences will see how they make the most of every kind of food, transforming what most people consider scraps into incredible dishes that create a more secure food system.


A Plastic Ocean (trailer)

2:08 min
A PLASTIC OCEAN begins when journalist Craig Leeson, searching for the elusive blue whale, discovers plastic waste in what should be pristine ocean.


Bag It (trailer)

2:36 min
In this touching and often flat-out-funny film, we follow ‘everyman’ Jeb Berrier as he embarks on a global tour to unravel the complexities of our plastic world.


Plastic China (trailer)

2:54 min
Yi Jie and her family live next to a primitive recycling plant. Her world consists of mountains of plastic waste from Europe, the United States and Asia.


Light Pollution

3:07 min
Of the many ways Earth is polluted, light pollution may be the least talked about.


Bikes vs Cars (trailer)

3:28 min
Bikes vs Cars is a documentary about the bike and what an amazing tool for change it can be.


Sea Blind (trailer)

2:38 min
17 of the largest ships emit more sulfur than all the cars on the planet. How is this possible?


TRASHED (trailer)

1:54 min
Jeremy Irons sets out to discover the extent and effects of the global waste problem, as he travels around the world to beautiful destinations tainted by pollution.


The Story of Electronics

7:46 min
The Story of Electronics employs the Story of Stuff style to explore the high-tech revolution’s collateral damage.


Cradle to cradle (VPRO)

49:34 min
The vision of Braungart and McDonough sounds provocative, ‘We must not consume less, but more.’ It’s possible!


Aviation Europe 24

1:59 min
This data visualization of Air Traffic in Europe was created from real flight data.


MIDWAY a Message from the Gyre

3:54 min
MIDWAY, a Message from the Gyre is a powerful visual journey into the heart of an astonishingly symbolic environmental tragedy.


The Majestic Plastic Bag

3:59 min
A plastic bag encounters enemies and escapes death on its epic migration to its final destination: the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.