This nifty backpack is made from a whole bunch of recycled plastic bags
January 15, 2016, 6:30 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Onward Bag is landfill-skirting design at its most ingenious.
New Orleans' dead Christmas trees given new life deep in the bayou
January 4, 2016, 3:29 p.m. by Matt Hickman
It's a bird ... it's a plane ... if it's in New Orleans, it's just a Black Hawk helicopter airdropping old Christmas trees.
Rescuers take plastic fork out of sea turtle's nose
December 18, 2015, 3:57 p.m. by Russell McLendon
The turtle survived, but a video of the ordeal demonstrates why recycling can be a matter of life and death.
Scotland is winning at doing away with plastic shopping bags
October 30, 2015, 4:11 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Meanwhile in England, shopping basket theft is on the rise.
Styrofoam containers squeak back into NYC's waste stream
September 23, 2015, 7:01 p.m. by Matt Hickman
A fleeting ban on the ubiquitous landfill-clogger is overturned by a Manhattan judge.
In Seattle, curbside composting takes a turn for the litigious
July 22, 2015, 9:56 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Hey nosey garbage man, you got a warrant?