Indian Man Protests Improper Waste Disposal With Garbage-Powered Barbecue
Tired of unheeded pleas to remove the garbage pile outside his house, a resident of Lucknow set up a portable barbecue grill using trash as fuel.
Waste-to-Energy Plants Keep Trash From Mounting. So Why Are Environmentalists Against Them?
Burning trash and turning it into energy keeps countries like Sweden and Japan clean. But environmentalists say this comes at a cost.
This Heat Map Reveals Which Cities in Asia-Pacific Are Effectively Managing Waste
While “eco-friendly” alternatives like corn-based plastic cups and biodegradable plastic bags are now popular, the reality is that most countries don’t actually have the infrastructure to effectively process them.
Follow the Journey of Plastic Waste in Asia
As people in lockdown order more online, plastic packaging has swamped the region's already overwhelmed waste management systems.
China to Phase Out Single-Use Plastics by 2025
They plan to move fast. Single-use plastic straws in restaurants will be banned by the end of this year.
The ‘World’s Largest Dump’ Is in Indonesia and It’s a Ticking Time Bomb
We take a closer look at that dumpsite reposted by Leonardo DiCaprio on Instagram
Japan Is Willing To Take Southeast Asia’s Trash
Japan has a plan for the region’s waste, which involves producing power from trash.
There’s a Waste Management Problem in Singapore
The tiny country may have a huge waste management system on its hands if it doesn’t change its strategy soon.
Educating the Next Generation of Green Workers
Cleantech jobs aren’t just in solar, wind, and renewables—waste management is big too
The big stink: North Carolina can't solve its hog waste problem
When the storm season hits North Carolina, the hog shit hits the fan.
The Alabama Poop Train Saga Has Finally Come to an End
The smelly train has been flushed out of town.
Houston is bringing in other towns' garbage fleets after Harvey
VICE News spent the day with the City of San Antonio’s solid waste management department as they were deployed to the neighborhood of Kingwood to clear the streets.