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4 simple ways to reduce holiday waste
It’s the trashiest time of the year—but it doesn’t have to be.
DARPA’s solution to the military’s plastic trash problem? Eat it.
Turning an empty water bottle into new material, like protein powder or gun lubricant, could help create a useful purpose for trash.
Humans created an extra 8 million tons of plastic waste during the pandemic
Medical waste, PPE, and online shopping are driving a surge in ocean pollution.
How to keep fat bears (and other bears) out of your trash
Bears should be noshing on tasty salmon, not human scraps.
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.
Products to reduce the amount of garbage in your life
Kick your garbage habit.