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Make natural fabric dye with vegetable scraps
Your next knockout outfit might come from your last killer dinner.
Ask Us Anything: Why can’t we burn our trash in volcanoes?
They aren't the perfect incinerator.
Meet the matchmaker pairing commercial waste with companies ready to reuse it
Damon Carson can find a new home for everything from old conveyors to street-sweeping bristles.
Will we ever be able to recycle all our plastic?
It might be better to focus on limiting how much we use.
Once you know what happens to food you leave outdoors, you’ll stop doing it
It’s better to toss scraps into a proper trash can.
Trim down on holiday waste this season
It’s the trashiest time of the year—but it doesn’t have to be.
Products to reduce the amount of garbage in your life
Kick your garbage habit.
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.
Money, shoes, poop, and other highlights from the 796 items we’ve left on the moon
We mapped out all the space trash.
Scientists are making progress with better plastic-eating bacteria
Someday engineered organisms might help us do a better job of recycling polymers.