#Waste management

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

    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
    Environment

    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
    Environment

    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
    Environment

    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
    AdvocacyEnvironment

    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
    Environment

    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

  • Article: These Volunteers Are Cleaning Up 22,000 Pounds of Trash Left on Mount Everest
    Environment

    These Volunteers Are Cleaning Up 22,000 Pounds of Trash Left on Mount Everest

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|May 3, 2019

    Only 5,200 people have ever ascended the tallest mountain in the world. Read more

  • Article: Canada Is Working on Plastic Problem Following Philippines' Threat of 'War' Over Waste
    Environment

    Canada Is Working on Plastic Problem Following Philippines' Threat of 'War' Over Waste

    By Sushmita Roy|April 24, 2019

    A private Canadian company shipped more than 2,450 tons of “illegal” waste to the Philippines. Read more