waste

food news

Supermarket's Plan to Cut Waste with Embarrassing Plastic Bags Backfires in Major Way

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.
Jelisa Castrodale
3 days ago
e-waste

Target Fined $7.4 Million for Illegally Throwing E-Waste in the Trash

Target threw hazardous e-waste, as well as sensitive medical material and waste, into the trash illegally for four years.
Caroline Haskins
12.13.18
camp century

A Top-Secret US Military Base Will Melt Out of the Greenland Ice Sheet

Planners thought it would stay buried in ice forever.
Kate Lunau
2.20.18
Technology

Scientists Want to Turn Pee into Astronaut Food

This is great news for science fiction writers.
Nick Rose
8.24.17
Fighting Words

Hospitals Generate an Incredible Amount of Waste

And many of them aren't even trying to go green.
Kunal Sindhu
7.26.17
plastic planet

Earth Is Choking on 8.3 Billion Metric Tons of Plastic Waste

For the first time, scientists have calculated how much plastic we've produced, and its fate. It isn't pretty.
Bryson Masse
7.19.17
taking out the trash

Hong Kong Has Nearly Run Out of Space for Its Garbage

What happens then?
Justin Heifetz​​
7.18.17
Pizza

This Pizza Was Made Out of Beer, and It's Actually Pretty Healthy

Now you can drink your beer and eat it, too.
Alex Swerdloff
6.15.17
environmental art

Kids Are Playing with a "Dead Whale" in the Philippines—Here's Why

Greenpeace makes a big statement about ocean pollution.
Andrew Salomone
6.11.17
bowel movements

The Physics of Taking a Crap

What if we told you humans and elephants are remarkably similar when it comes to pooping?
David Hu and Patricia Yang
4.29.17
painting

Get Caught in a Splinter Shower in These Graphite-on-Wood Works

Pressed wood panels mixed with graphite uncover a dialogue on man’s unassuming environmental destruction.
Diana Shi
3.25.17
environment

Our Oceans Are Garbage

Scientists predict there could be more plastic than fish in the ocean by 2050.
Tyler Hooper
2.27.17
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