#Waste

  • 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: One of the World's Largest Cruise Companies to Pay $20M Fine for Dumping Waste Into the Ocean
    Environment

    One of the World's Largest Cruise Companies to Pay $20M Fine for Dumping Waste Into the Ocean

    By Sushmita Roy|June 5, 2019

    The company agreed to a settlement after pleading guilty to polluting oceans and covering it up. Read more

  • Article: The UK Saved Enough Food in 2018 for 133 Million Meals – as Efforts to Tackle Food Waste Ramp Up
    Food & Hunger

    The UK Saved Enough Food in 2018 for 133 Million Meals – as Efforts to Tackle Food Waste Ramp Up

    By Helen Lock|May 15, 2019

    More funding is now available to help organisations redistribute food. Read more

  • Article: Qantas Will Remove 100 Million Single-Use Plastic Items From Flights by 2020
    Environment

    Qantas Will Remove 100 Million Single-Use Plastic Items From Flights by 2020

    By Madeleine Keck|Feb. 26, 2019

    The airline will simultaneously work to reduce their landfill waste by 75% by 2021. Read more

  • Article: The Brain Behind the KeepCup Is Now Tackling Takeaway Food Packaging
    Environment

    The Brain Behind the KeepCup Is Now Tackling Takeaway Food Packaging

    By Madeleine Keck|Jan. 31, 2019

    The new initiative tackles takeaway packaging waste in cafes and restaurants. Read more

  • Article: 5 Ways Healthier Food Could Help Stop Climate Change
    Environment

    5 Ways Healthier Food Could Help Stop Climate Change

    Jan. 18, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Healthy food isn't just good for you, it's good for the planet, too. Read more

  • Article: This Company Turns Sewage Into Fuel That Doesn't Emit Carbon Dioxide
    Finance & Innovation

    This Company Turns Sewage Into Fuel That Doesn't Emit Carbon Dioxide

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Oct. 29, 2018

    It wants to transform energy production and waste management. Read more