Our 22 min film PLASTIC ALARM

Peer to peer education proofs to be the most effective form of learning for kids. Our film 'Plastic Alarm' presented by 12-year-old Arlian has been shown to thousands of kids in schools globally inspiring kids around the world about the solutions to plastic pollutions and what they can do to make a difference! They become empowered global citizens of the world who create a sustainable future together.



Resource for Schools through distance education

SCREENING LICENSE FOR individuals & families $ 6.50

Resource for Schools through distance education



SCREENING LICENSE FOR Schools, Individuals & Families film screening + online presentation with Plastic Free Boy

Resource for Schools through distance education. For additional skype presentation after the film please contact us directly to set up an appointment.

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At this time we have the opportunity to look at how each of us can make a difference to our planet. We can’t continue to consume and create waste as we are now, we all need to work together to be part of developing new systems and practices which allow us to inhabit our planet indefinitely

Student learning and telling a story through video! '

This school-project supports project development, called the sustainability action process. It works for both a learning and a leadership approach. 

Sustainability is a Cross-curriculum Priority and the preferred method is student-centered, project-based'. Department of Environment, Sustainable Projects, Department of Education


Arlian presents his 22 min film PLASTIC ALARM + Q&A, followed by an optional lesson plan in classrooms:

@ Community Groups

@ Primary/High School 

@ Pre-Schools (3 years and older)

SCREENING LICENSE $ 100 screening license



$5-10/person depending on the numbers of students attending.

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$2/person for Skype screening Q&A after students saw the film. Suitable for international Screenings as demonstrated by this video. Arlian Skyped with International School in Switzerland after they saw the film PLASTIC ALARM.


To book Plastic Free Boy for international Tour through school (planned tour through Europe in Spring 2019) please contact us info@plasticfreeboy.com

DONATE screening of the film TO SCHOOLS

If you are a business or an individual, who is interested in empowering younger generations to become waste-free citizens, you have the opportunity to donate the screening of our film 'Plastic Alarm' to a school of your choice via a tax-deductible donation.

Testimonial:  We are all from Middle T (grade 3 and 4) at St. Oliver Plunketts in Victoria. We would like to thank you for making a movie about pollution and ways to help save our beautiful animals, especially the turtles. You have really inspired all of us to try and reduce the amount of plastic we use and also to convince our families and other members of our community to do the same. Thank you for making the world we live in a better place.  Stay turtally cool!

Testimonial for Fundraiser Option:  

The students and staff at our school were inspired by the Plastic Alarm film, as well as  the words Arlian, ‘the Plastic Free Boy’, shared with us.

As a community we will be following up with a school based initiative that reflects working towards a plastic free environment. Thank you Arlian, for sharing your passion and initiative with us! 

Margo Carwardine, Principal of St.Peter Chanel Primary School

Learning Outcomes - Curriculum:                           

This film is the perfect catalyst for students to look at the issue of plastic waste and then develop some strategies around reductions, avoidance, reducing plastic litter in school/the street - waterways - ocean. With an easy call to action for reducing plastic use and waste."

Learning for sustainability seeks to enable and empower students to make decisions and take actions that contribute to creating a sustainable society and ecosystem.

Project-based learning allows students to develop knowledge and understanding from multiple subjects. This helps them to apply this in the context of their school, classroom and local environment.” 

Mark Caddey, Senior Project Officer, Sustainable Communities, NSW Office of Environment and Heritage


This film is aimed to become an international resource for schools, showing global solutions. The involvement of different children from different nations ensures a global vision. The film is designed towards the curriculum of different grades, suitable to be used as part of cross curriculum sustainability subjects.
The films enable and empower students to make decisions and take actions that contribute to  creating a sustainable society and ecosystem. Our Project based learning focus allows students to develop knowledge and understanding from multible subjects and helps them apply this in the context of their school, classroom and local environment.


- to educate kids about the problem of Plastic pollution as well as showing them applied solutions.  
- to inspire kids to take steps towards changing habits and implementing steps towards a more plastic free lifestyle. 
- to involve kids in activities, projects or campaigns - connecting them already organised activities. e.g. petitions, beach clean ups ..
- to connect them to each other via school Skype meetings and virtual team work. They are creating their own vision and projects becoming future leaders.


1. Schools"Thank you so much for sharing our film. The children obviously really enjoyed watching it and it certainly got them thinking about plastic waste. I think having a child featuring in it made it feel more real, that the issue is here in our community and there is something that we can do to make a positive change." 
2.  Youth Centres
3. Environmental Organisations 
4. Environmental Festivals
5.  Ministry of Environment in Austria, called 'Generation Blue', a kids/youth platform.
 6. Social Media Campaign. 

Want to be a leading school?

If you are a school that has ideas regarding our campaign after having screened our film, we would love to hear from you. It takes all sorts of creative and innovative ideas to make this movement fun and empowering for us all.


My mother is a professional Film Maker

As a professional film maker, who has made films for educational purposes before. Together we are again about a topic that concerns us all. She is helping me to make this film and to reach a global audience.

She has made a film like this before

She is an international film maker. She gets help from her friends in the ocean as soon as she is doing something for them.
We are all in this together. Her passion is on social and environmental issues.  2004 she mad a documentary called 'Children of the Sea' with children in the Bahamas. (Funded by the Department of Education in Austria), Greenpeace was a partner in the film and used for the International Ocean Conference in Italy. This film is being used as an educational resource in Europe since 2005.
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