This European Country Has Some of the World's Worst Air, and 'It's Too Expensive' to Fix
Skopje in North Macedonia is so polluted that the city stinks in winter. Residents blame decades of government corruption and inaction.
Photos of the People Who Live and Work at Some of Indonesia's Biggest Landfills
Without any protection, they scavenge mountains of trash with their bare hands.
We're Buying Into a Giant Lie About Plastic
All in all, only 9 percent of the world’s plastic scrap gets recycled.
Bald Eagles Love Trash, Drop Garbage on Human Neighbors
A Seattle community is being bombed by eagles feeding on a local dump.
We Celebrated World Environment Day by Scaling a Giant Mountain of Garbage
Coming face-to-face with dogs, cows, cops, and the planet's future.
Will the Lib Dems’ Proposed Tax on Disposable Coffee Cups Actually Work?
The party wants to introduce a 5p levy on takeaway coffee cups in a bid to cut the amount of plastic sent to landfill.
All the Food in This Supermarket Has Been Rescued from Landfill
Community Shop in West Norwood, London sources retail surplus food destined for landfill, and sells it to locals struggling on low incomes. “It’s not just about cheap food, it’s about good quality products,” explains manager Clara Widdison.
How Tinder Food Apps and Dumpster-Diving Restaurants Could Help End British Food Waste
Every year, Britain sends 13 million tonnes of food to landfill—something new initiatives like “zero waste” London restaurant Tiny Leaf and Olio, an app that lets you swap unwanted food with people nearby, hope to combat.
Lebanon Makes Plan to Solve Trash Crisis — But 'You Stink' Movement Isn’t Going Away
Lebanon’s government plans to open two new landfills, but the protest movement was as much about the country’s dysfunctional and corrupt political classes as about trash.
The Most Watched Load of Garbage in the Memory of Man
For a few weeks there, New York City was thinking earnestly about trash.