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.
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.
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?
'Deposit shelf'-equipped trash bins lend helping hand to Copenhagen's bottle collectors
July 7, 2015, 1:21 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Millions of bottle deposits go unclaimed in the exceptionally tidy Danish capital each year.