#Waste management

  • Article: This App Is Helping to Clean Up Zimbabwe's Waste-Clogged Cities

    This App Is Helping to Clean Up Zimbabwe's Waste-Clogged Cities

    Sept. 24, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Through the Vaya Africa app, customers can schedule and pay for garbage collection. Read more

  • Article: I've Fought Plastic Pollution Since the 6th Grade. We Can Stop This Problem.

    I've Fought Plastic Pollution Since the 6th Grade. We Can Stop This Problem.

    Sept. 12, 2019

    From changing recycling laws to transforming corporate sustainability. Read more

  • Article: Aluminum Might Be the Best Plastic Alternative We Have

    Aluminum Might Be the Best Plastic Alternative We Have

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|July 19, 2019

    As plastic pollution reaches crisis levels, companies are seeking alternatives. Read more

  • Article: Cambodia Is the Latest Country to Send Containers of Garbage Back to the US and Canada

    Cambodia Is the Latest Country to Send Containers of Garbage Back to the US and Canada

    By Joe McCarthy|July 18, 2019

    "Cambodia is not a dustbin.” Read more

  • Article: Americans Produce 3 Times as Much Garbage as the Global Average

    Americans Produce 3 Times as Much Garbage as the Global Average

    By Joe McCarthy|July 3, 2019

    The world produces enough waste annually to fill 822,000 Olympic-sized pools. Read more

  • Article: Record Number of Everest Climbers Leave Waste Behind, Contaminating Water Used by Locals

    Record Number of Everest Climbers Leave Waste Behind, Contaminating Water Used by Locals

    By Erica SanchezSushmita Roy  and  Pia Gralki|June 27, 2019

    Volunteers cleaned about 8,000kg of human waste left behind last season. Read more

  • Article: How Singapore’s Private Sector Is Pursuing a Zero Waste Future
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    How Singapore’s Private Sector Is Pursuing a Zero Waste Future

    By Sharmishta Sivaramakrishnan|June 20, 2019

    The country's only landfill site is set to reach capacity in 2035. Read more

  • Article: This Mountain of Trash in India Will Soon Rise Higher Than the Taj Mahal

    This Mountain of Trash in India Will Soon Rise Higher Than the Taj Mahal

    By Sushmita Roy|June 4, 2019

    Of the 30 cities with the worst air pollution in the world, 22 are in India. Read more