Space Needle renovation includes knee-buckling new attraction
August 14, 2018, 9:17 a.m. by Matt Hickman
The Seattle landmark gets a glass floor — and this one revolves.
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.
Even the smallest urban green spaces can have a big impact on mental health
August 1, 2018, 9:12 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Erasing pockets of urban blight is a potent mood-improver for city-dwellers.
Natural disaster-proof 'back-up' city underway in the Philippines
July 30, 2018, 8:22 a.m. by Matt Hickman
New Clark City is a far cry from pollution-choked, flood-prone Manila.
The air quality in some national parks isn't any better than in major cities
July 25, 2018, 9:23 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Sequoia National Park has more smoggy days than L.A.
Why the world should look to Norway when it comes to plastic bottle recycling
July 19, 2018, 10:18 a.m. by Matt Hickman
The deposit-based Norwegian approach to bottle recycling is an attractive, effective one.
Floating park built from recycled plastic waste debuts in the Netherlands
July 17, 2018, 8:19 a.m. by Matt Hickman
A river pollution clean-up project yields spectacular results in Rotterdam.
How London's 'lost' underground rivers could help curb carbon emissions
July 16, 2018, 9:26 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Campaigners see untapped potential in waste heat extracted from waterways buried beneath city streets.
Now that China doesn't want it, our plastic is piling up
July 12, 2018, 8:15 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Waste-exporting countries are being forced to get creative — and that includes the U.S.