Learn how to recycle everything, from aluminum and newspapers to less obvious household items.
Earth's oceans now contain 5.25 trillion pieces of plastic trash, according to the most thorough survey of its kind.
Well, this stinks: The Delaware facility where New York City sends its compostable waste for processing has closed. So where's it being sent now?
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The Zabbaleen keep Cairo's garbage in check by recycling 80 percent of what they collect — an incredible feat by any standard. But not everyone is happy.
Waste separation slackers in this 3-bin town will receive friendly notices — and eventually small fines — when caught mixing compostables with trash.
No need to be alarmed if you spot what appears to be a massive wooden toy truck rolling down the street — it's just here to collect your recyclables.
From the garden to your feet, cast-off mats can still be useful in a variety of places.
Alfresco music festivals create huge amounts of landfill-bound waste — trashed tents included. The single-use One Nights Tent offers a fully recyclable alternative.
The Chinese megapolis expands its incentive-based recycling initiative in which reverse vending machines dole out subway credits in exchange for recyclable plastic containers.
When life gives you 17 pounds of Restoration Hardware catalogs, do like San Francisco resident Amanda Clare and embark on a puppy portraiture project.
Instead of food waste heading to the landfill in Massachusetts, now it will be repurposed, donated, or turned into compost, animal feed, or clean energy.
We talked to founder Tom Szaky about the kinds of questions that drive fresh thinking in the recycling realm.
New Orleans partners with TerraCycle to launch the first large-scale public cigarette butt recycling campaign in the U.S.
The Upright Citizens Brigade has a few ideas on what to do with all that merch now that your quadrennial case of World Cup Fever has gone into remission.
Upcoming reality series 'Human Resources' takes viewers inside the headquarters of New Jersey's most colorful rubbish-collecting empire.
Coca-Cola partners with Ogilvy & Mather for 2nd Lives, an upcycling initiative that gives new life to empty soda bottles that would normally be chucked.
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