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Products to reduce the amount of garbage in your life
Kick your garbage habit.
Save money and protect the environment by repurposing your old outdoor gear
Don’t let go of your favorite backpack—transform it.
Where to find cardboard boxes when you’re moving
Start prospecting for “brown gold,” a term we made up to make cardboard boxes sound more interesting.
Banning mini shampoos from hotels won’t really reduce plastic or save the environment
Instead of cutting costs, chains should invest in fighting carbon emissions and climate change.
Most stuff that could be recycled isn’t
That’s why it’s smart to use fewer disposables, no matter what bin you put them in.
Scientists are making progress with better plastic-eating bacteria
Someday engineered organisms might help us do a better job of recycling polymers.
How Austin, Texas, turns its sewage into soil
The journey from stool to sod.
Plastic bags are still bad for the environment, despite misleading reports
Here’s what life cycle assessments miss.
This reusable lunch kit is good for the earth and your food budget
Bringing your food to work or school cuts waste in more ways than one.
Inside the global fight over a 2,500-ton heap of garbage
Never mind the Philippines—Canada has bigger trash problems.