December 10, 2018, 12:59 p.m. by Matt Hickman
An anti-plastic campaign directed at the Britain's most beloved crisp company is leading to changes in packaging and recycling.
What are the ingredients for the perfect public trash bin?
August 13, 2018, 9:32 a.m. by Matt Hickman
The New York City Department of Sanitation launches the BetterBin design competition to find out.
The worst everyday air pollutants and what they do to our bodies
July 9, 2018, 12 p.m. by Katherine Butler
Here's how some of the most common air pollutants are created and the effect they have on our health.
The woefully inaccessible state of our city sidewalks
June 21, 2018, 9:21 a.m. by Matt Hickman
A lawsuit in Atlanta demonstrates yet again that American sidewalks are far from being user-friendly to everyone.
Almost 70% of population will live in cities by 2050 (so maybe we should get better at it)
May 21, 2018, 1:37 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
New U.N. study estimates that urban environments will host more than 6.7 billion people over the next 30 years.
Your favorite scented products are causing as much air pollution as your car
May 4, 2018, 10:27 a.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Emissions from shampoo, cleaners and paint impact air quality.
Showers in subway stations? LA Metro seeks to boost hygiene for city's homeless
May 3, 2018, 10:57 a.m. by Matt Hickman
It may sound strange, but the scheme could benefit the homeless and boost sagging ridership numbers.