Public waste bins were largely removed from Japanese cities following the 1995 sarin gas attacks, leading residents to adapt to some particularly stringent waste disposal practices.
A transport vessel is berthed to load waste materials at the port in Subic Bay, north of Manila, Philippines, on May 30th, 2019.
Giving consumers an idea of what a can or glass might be transformed into makes them far more likely to recycle it.
For decades, the federal government has attempted to better prioritize equity in environmental initiatives. A new report highlights one area in which those efforts have fallen short.
The #trashtag challenge inspired people to clean up beaches, parks, rivers, or just random trash strewn on the street.
American climate action might be stymied at the federal level, but there's one place you can still make a major difference: on your plate.
State agencies and environmental groups have recorded several breached or overflowing hog-waste pits and coal ash ponds—and the floodwaters are still rising.
The hog industry is changing, but, as Hurricane Florence hits, history may be doomed to repeat itself.
New research shows the extent to which our dependence on plastic is infecting, damaging, and killing coral reefs from Thailand to Australia.
Most Western nations send their unwanted scrap materials to China for reuse, but what happens if China stops accepting the waste?
The Zero Waste Guidelines are aimed at helping the city reach its goal of sending no garbage to landfills by 2030.
On our farms, in our stores, and at our dining tables, aesthetics and efficiency are at war. Everybody loses.
The best way to reduce food waste in cafeterias? Take away diners’ plastic trays.
Recycling is leveling off, trash is piling up and cities are broke. In a throwaway society, who should pay for waste disposal?