#Waste

  • Article: Turns Out There’s Not Just 1 Great Oceanic Garbage Patch — There Are 5
    Environment

    Turns Out There’s Not Just 1 Great Oceanic Garbage Patch — There Are 5

    By Joe McCarthy|July 24, 2017

    And that’s just the start of the plastic problem. Read more

  • Article: 75% of All Plastic Ever Made Has Been Thrown Away and Other Startling Facts
    Environment

    75% of All Plastic Ever Made Has Been Thrown Away and Other Startling Facts

    By Joe McCarthy|July 20, 2017

    Humans have produced 1 billion elephants worth of plastic. Read more

  • Article: A Tram Filled with 50,000 Takeaway Coffee Cups Spotted on the Streets of Melbourne
    Environment

    A Tram Filled with 50,000 Takeaway Coffee Cups Spotted on the Streets of Melbourne

    By Marnie Cunningham|March 7, 2017

    It’s time to ditch the disposable for the reusable. Read more

  • Article: Humans Have Created 30 Trillion Tons of Stuff, Creating a New Layer of the Earth
    Environment

    Humans Have Created 30 Trillion Tons of Stuff, Creating a New Layer of the Earth

    By Joe McCarthy|Dec. 12, 2016

    It’s called the “Technosphere.” Read more

  • Article: These Are the World's Most Wasteful Cities
    ImpactEnvironment

    These Are the World's Most Wasteful Cities

    By Luca Powell|Oct. 28, 2016

    They produce 12% of the world's waste. Read more

  • Article: This is the UK's First Ever Food Waste Supermaket
    Environment

    This is the UK's First Ever Food Waste Supermaket

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Sept. 21, 2016

    Introducing the Real Junk Food Project. Read more

  • Article: Who Hong Kong Blames for Its Trash-Covered Beaches
    Environment

    Who Hong Kong Blames for Its Trash-Covered Beaches

    By Brandon Blackburn-Dwyer|July 12, 2016

    There is literally tons of garbage clogging Hong Kong’s beaches. Read more

  • Article: Keurig finally introduces recyclable pods, but skepticism remains
    Food & Hunger

    Keurig finally introduces recyclable pods, but skepticism remains

    By Joe McCarthy|April 20, 2016

    If you’re set on using a single-serve coffee machine, get a reusable pod. Read more