Composting toilets can help cities meet tight water restrictions
July 7, 2009, 2:09 p.m. by S.A. Rogers
Waterless toilets are gaining popularity, but city officials are still hesitant about implementing them on a wide scale.
High school girl discovers Styrofoam-eating bacterium
June 13, 2009, 12:43 p.m. by Karl Burkart
Top awards in last month's Intel International Science Fair go to Tseng I-Ching from Taiwan who discovered 'red bacterium' that metabolizes polystyrene.
San Francisco reporter tracks the life cycle of his trash
June 12, 2009, 3:04 p.m. by S.A. Rogers
<i>Mother Jones</i> reporter gets a guided tour of Bay Area trash, recycling and composting facilities.