Sweden runs out of garbage, forced to import from neighbors
December 9, 2016, 1:21 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Sweden is facing a unique dilemma: The nation has run out of much-needed waste for fuel.
How would you repurpose a rusty, 86-year-old bridge?
December 1, 2016, 11:34 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Officials in Washington seek a loving new home for a very old bridge.
Why I search for treasures on Facebook yard sale pages
November 11, 2016, 12:03 p.m. by Robin Shreeves
An item you need may be for sale in your own neighborhood — at a price way less than retail.
Swedish government wants to reward citizens who repair instead of toss
September 23, 2016, 3:58 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Sweden isn't alone in its fix-it-centric approach to dealing with busted consumer goods.
Bonnaroo's food recovery program hits all the right notes
September 22, 2016, 5:46 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
Bonnaroo's food waste program gets food to those who need it most and composts the rest.
NYC turns to recycled toilets to revive its once-thriving oyster population
September 9, 2016, 2:56 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Crushed commodes provide a new breeding ground for the beneficial bivalves.
Meal kits are convenient, but what about the wasteful packaging?
August 27, 2016, 1:37 p.m. by Robin Shreeves
Meal kits can curb excess food waste, but does their packaging cancel out the good?