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.
Trash-devouring 'sharks' patrol the Port of Rotterdam
September 20, 2016, 3:41 p.m. by Matt Hickman
The car-sized aquatic drones gobble up trash, not chum.
Japan hopes to turn junked electronics into Olympic gold
August 24, 2016, 3:58 p.m. by Matt Hickman
With few natural mineral resources of its own, Japan looks to its vast 'urban mines' to produce medals for the 2020 Tokyo Games.
Mysterious garbage tsunami repels Hong Kong beachgoers
July 7, 2016, 3:51 p.m. by Matt Hickman
While the exact source of the ghastly 'plastic tide' is unknown, officials believe it originated in mainland China.
Why Mr. Potato Head is looking a bit wonky these days
June 29, 2016, 7:30 a.m. by Matt Hickman
A malformed version of the well-accessorized spud is raising awareness of food waste in the U.K.