January 17, 2019, 12:31 p.m. by Starre Vartan
Some companies make DIY repair difficult, but new laws in the U.S. and Europe may make fixing things easier.
Artist transforms McDonalds bags into stunning paper trees
August 20, 2009, 2:34 p.m. by S.A. Rogers
Yuken Teruya creates ethereal paper forests out of throwaway objects like fast food bags.
Can I recycle plastic bottle caps? How about motor oil?
July 6, 2009, 11:23 a.m. by Vanessa Vadim
And why are some recycling programs not accepting glass? Vanessa answers your questions.
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.
Big recycling oops: Products tainted with radioactive materials
June 10, 2009, 2:25 p.m. by S.A. Rogers
Thousands of consumer products made from recycled materials confirmed radioactive.