With my cans now taking up a fraction of the space in the recycling bin, my lazy ass rarely has to take the recycling out.
The discovery of microbes in the Arctic and the alps that consume plastic at low temperatures could be a recycling breakthrough.
As the sex toy industry grows, so does the waste. Here's how—and why—to properly dispose of yours like a good, horny Samaritan.
Greenpeace warns in a new report that we've wasted decades and billions of dollars pretending single-use plastic recycling is feasible or desirable.
The vast majority of plastics end up as waste that takes hundreds of years to degrade, but a new study introduces a method that could change that.
The production of nanodiamonds from PET plastic paves the way toward a new form of recycling, and even has implications for exoplanets that rain diamonds.
If the order ever takes effect at all.
Beetle larvae survived on a polystyrene-only diet due to the enzymes in their guts, which may eventually be harnessed in plastic-upcycling bioreactors.
People are tossing old electronics in the recycling bin, and they're lighting on fire and exploding at municipal recycling centers at an alarming rate.
Battery recycling is notoriously expensive, inefficient, and dangerous. Getting better at it is crucial to making sure electric cars are cleaner.
The reengineered ‘super enzyme’ can gobble up plastic bottles and break them down into their building blocks in just a few days.
"If you drive here at certain times of night, it smells like death."