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.
Why measuring global food waste can help curb hunger
June 9, 2016, 4:14 p.m. by Robin Shreeves
There's a new global standard that provides requirements and guidance for quantifying and reporting on food waste.
Drought has one upside in San Jose: Easier waterway litter removal
April 6, 2016, 1:03 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Parched Silicon Valley creek beds reveal deposits of 1980s era e-waste.
Boston curbs litter with nifty poll-taking cigarette butt receptacles
March 9, 2016, 1:14 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Smokers can now cast their votes instead of tossing cigarette butts into the street.
These psychedelic beach huts are made from plastic waste plucked from the ocean
February 26, 2016, 3:34 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Hunker down in a recycled plastic pineapple next to the sea.