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What do the numbers on plastic mean? And 3 other trashy questions, answered.
Master the art of the blue bin.
Your compostable cups and containers aren’t reversing the plastic problem
Our waste systems just aren't ready for compostable plastic.
To shore up packaging recycling, Maine is making businesses foot the bill
The policy is common outside of the US—and moves the responsibility of waste from taxpayers back to producers.
The argument for a permanent Olympic City
Olympic stadiums can be costly and wasteful—so why not just have one?
Willow trees could be a sustainable (and beautiful) way to treat wastewater
The trees not only filter waste, but benefit from the extra nutrients.
Are bidets really better for the planet than toilet paper?
For a cleaner environment, practice proper bidet-iquette.
Can zero-waste stores be affordable for everyone?
Low-waste lifestyles can seem expensive—but it doesn't have to be that way.
Where does your paper come from? The good and the bad news.
A huge chunk of paper products get recycled—but the industry isn't perfect.
Adding enzymes to bioplastics can make them disappear
New research shows there may be a way to make easily biodegradable single-use plastics.
Host a sustainable affair with these environmentally-friendly tips
Reduce, reuse, recycle, and rejoice.