Waste

These Facebook groups prohibit exchanging money and bartering, but they reduce waste and build communities.
Kenya has harsh penalties for those caught manufacturing, selling, importing or using single-use plastics, yet the country still struggles to reduce its waste.
The city of Prichard’s new residential garbage cans were supposed to say it’s located in “Mobile County.” Instead, they say the town is located in “Mobile Country.”
Spooky season creates mountains of plastic waste, with no solution in sight.
The U.S. creates three times the global average of waste despite representing just 4% of the world's population.
The country represents 4% of the world’s population but produces 12% of municipal solid waste, a stark contrast with China and India.
This year has become the mountain’s deadliest climbing season since 2015.
As the world drowns in trash, Taiwan’s recycling success is a model of change and a beacon of hope.
Throwing plastic trash into open fires releases chemicals that are highly toxic to humans.