Must watch sustainability documentaries

Documentaries have the power to change the world. 

These documentaries are a great place to start or inspire you to continue your journey of sustainability. 

The Next Black’ is a 45-minute documentary that questions the future of clothing, produced by home appliance manufacturer AEG together with the award-winning production company House of Radon. The documentary explores the future of clothing. Watch and learn as you’re meet with some of the most innovative companies around to get their opinion on clothing and its future, including: Patagonia; tech-clothing giants, StudioXO, Adidas, and BioCouture, a company that uses cellulose-producing microbes to literally grow clothing.

Netflix’s Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things or the not so important things! A great guide to living on how living with less can lead to happiness. By taking the audience inside the lives of minimalists from all walks of life—families, entrepreneurs, architects, artists, journalists, scientists, and even a former Wall Street broker.

The True Cost is a groundbreaking documentary about the clothes we wear, the people who make them, and the impact the industry has on our world. The price of clothing has been decreasing for decades, while the human and environmental costs have grown dramatically. The True Cost asks us to consider who really pays the price for our clothing?


The National Geographic documentary film ”Before the Flood”, by Academy Award winner Leonardo DiCaprio, is an important collection of information about climate change and the associated threats to humanity. Before the Flood is an excellent  in-depth look into the causes and effects of climate change.

Waiting on a Zero Waste documentary 🙂


4 thoughts on “Must watch sustainability documentaries

  1. Dag says:

    “Sustainable” is also a very important film to watch. Thanks for your recommendation, I’m still trying to find “The next black” , the others I have watched and they do influence my daily living.

    • cat says:

      Thanks for your feedback! I will have to check out ”sustainable”.
      Honestly, the best place for you to watch ”The next black” is Youtube.


    • cat says:

      Thanks Bren! Must watch this 🙂
      I’m a huge fan of your stainless steel straw initiative.

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