Or 54 Boeing 747-8 aeroplanes at full capacity.
States are rolling back their plastic bag bans and restaurants are turning to single-use utensils to reopen in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.
"Being zero-waste… helps one become more conscious of everyday habits and the environment, which is a plus in these times."
Without any protection, they scavenge mountains of trash with their bare hands.
When Doug McMaster opened Silo in Brighton in 2014, people criticised the “pretentious” zero-waste menu. Then, everything changed.
We take a closer look at that dumpsite reposted by Leonardo DiCaprio on Instagram
The state government has made a deal with cement companies to recycle more than 17 tons of plastic.
Reporter Ian Urbina spent years at sea reporting on maritime crime. His new book exposes the strange world that few on land ever experience.
Used condoms are clogging Jakarta’s drains and stressing out wastewater treatment centers workers.
The bags are printed with logos like The Colon Care Co-Op, Dr. Toew’s Wart Ointment Wholesale, or the Into the Weird Adult Video Emporium.
It's a major cleanup effort for a mountain notoriously called "the world's highest garbage dump."