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What happens to your recyclables?

So you recycle. Good, we all must! But are you aware of what happens to your plastics directly after you toss them into the right bin?<p>First the …

Inside New York City’s Brilliant Idea to Transform Food Waste into Clean Energy

You may soon be able to recycle an apple in the Big Apple, thanks to New York City’s ambitious multimillion-dollar campaign to curb greenhouse gas …

Lebanon garbage crisis pollutes Mediterranean

Activists say untreated waste is being dumped freely into sea waters off the Lebanese coast, killing off ocean life. The pollution of the …

Scientists make plastic from carbon dioxide and sugar

Imagine a world without landfills and water systems clogged with plastic waste.<p>Researchers from the University of Bath in the United Kingdom have …

‘There is so much out there’: Kenya’s plastic bag battle – in pictures

Plastic bags are an infamous problem in Nairobi. They clog its waterways and litter its streets. The Kenyan government is attempting to ban their use from August – with implications for businesses from supermarkets to recyclers.

Pollution

Ocean Cleanup study calculates plastic waste traveling by river out to sea

There are a lot of unknowns when it comes to the monumental amount of plastic in the ocean, including how exactly it gets there in the first place. …