Burning trash and turning it into energy keeps countries like Sweden and Japan clean. But environmentalists say this comes at a cost.
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.
They plan to move fast. Single-use plastic straws in restaurants will be banned by the end of this year.
We take a closer look at that dumpsite reposted by Leonardo DiCaprio on Instagram
Japan has a plan for the region’s waste, which involves producing power from trash.
The tiny country may have a huge waste management system on its hands if it doesn’t change its strategy soon.
When the storm season hits North Carolina, the hog shit hits the fan.
The smelly train has been flushed out of town.
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.