Featured in waste
What’s In Your Pee?
Over 3,000 compounds isolated in largest urinalysis ever
The Energy Fix: How Waste Could Power The U.S. For Decades
The world throws away enormous amounts of energy each day. In the U.S. alone, waste streams could account for 100,000...
Legitimate Problem: The City Of Oslo Is Running Out Of Garbage
Oslo burns garbage for energy--but, against all odds, they're running out of it. What will they do?
Mmmmm? Scientists Make Bread Last 60 Days
Using microwave technology, one company says it can make bread last for two months, thus cutting down on food waste. Ah, first-world problems!
In Hong Kong, Starbucks Biorefinery Turns Stale Pastry and Coffee Grounds Into Plastic
Instead of burning it, composting it or just dumping it in landfills, food waste from your area coffee shop could...
Video: Penny-Sized Thrusters Could Turn Tiny Satellites Into Orbiting Garbagemen
The big rockets of our day get all of the fanfare during a launch, but often they’re accompanied by tiny...
Finally, a Garbage-to-Energy Scheme That Might Actually Work
Do big investments from an oil refiner and a trash hauler mean Enerkem is close to cracking the code?
Instant Expert: Easy Freshwater
A state-of-the-art facility aims to make desalination more efficient
Dog Poo Powers a Streetlight In Massachusetts Park
Good dog parents might think they’re doing their part by using biodegradable baggies to pick up after their pooches. But...
Beijing Deploys Giant Deodorant Cannons to Freshen Up City Landfill
But the sweet-smelling temporary solution won't replace better waste treatment or recycling