The world’s biggest online retailer must become a leader in reducing single-use packaging.
Data shows that American exporters continue to ship plastic waste overseas, often to poorer countries, even though most of the world has agreed to not accept it.
The fight to survive lies at the heart of Kyohei Sakaguchi’s world, whether he is writing self-help books, painting, creating a suicide help line, or designing recycled housing.
In short: Very green. But plug-in cars still have environmental effects. Here’s a guide to the main issues and how they might be addressed.
As programs shutter and plastic use rises in the pandemic, a New York bill to get manufacturers to pick up the recycling tab could offer a solution.
Designers and tech start-ups are working to improve sustainability and interrupt the path to the landfill.
With some artful folding and a few snips of the scissors, a newspaper can become fanciful gift-toppers (and they’re recyclable).
Old patchwork blankets are getting new life as garments. But some preservationists cringe at ripping up heirlooms for fickle fashion.
Where do CDs go to die?
The United States is using more plastic than ever, and waste exported for recycling is often mishandled, according to a new study.
Over the decades, a mass of flotsam from a freighter accident has inspired scientific discovery, urban legend and, now, an art exhibition commemorating the Great Sneaker Spill of 1990.
Disposability is no longer chic. A new magazine joins a host of big brands in exploring the joys of upcycling.
A new cocktail of enzymes that degrades plastic faster is a step to fully recycling soda bottles and other waste, British and American researchers said this week.
A raid at a warehouse led to the arrest of a woman who said she had been paid by the pound to recycle the prophylactics.
Pineapple “leather,” flax seed instead of plastic: Tarform, based in Brooklyn, aims to set a standard with its retro-futuristic cafe racer.
“Children around the world are being poisoned by lead on a massive and previously unrecognized scale,” according to the study, a collaboration of UNICEF and Pure Earth, an advocacy group.
Maque choux is sweet, hot, juicy, milky, buttery perfection.
New Yorkers seem to be drinking more at home. But they’re also being productive, decluttering and gardening during the pandemic.
My relationship with trash changed for the better from the first banana peel I kept out of it.
First came the Buddhist monks. Then the feng shui consultant. In the summer, a battered New England mill town greeted the new owner of its factory — one of the richest tycoons in China.