The Story of Plastic
Film Screening & Panel Discussion

The Story of Plastic
Film Screening & Panel Discussion

The UUCC Climate Crisis Team invites you to an online screening of the powerful new documentary, The Story of Plastic, followed by a discussion on Zoom with a panel of experts on Wednesday, February 10, 7:30-9:30 pm (EST).


Register here to receive a link to view the 95-minute documentary which will be sent to you to watch at your convenience before 7:30 pm on February 10, or watch along with us via Zoom and then stay for the panel discussion to follow. The Zoom link will be sent to registrants closer to the date.

About the Film

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. 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.

Panel Discussion

Join us via Zoom for the panel discussion at 7:30pm on February 10.  During our discussion, we will talk about what we can do locally to limit our impact.  For more information, please contact Kathy Gross at

Hosted by Saint John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church in cooperation with the Howard County Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Commission and their partners.

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