Starbucks is piloting a new program in Tokyo that will rent free, reusable coffee cups to customers to reduce plastic waste from disposable cups.
I ordered from Dunkin Donuts, Le Pain Quotidien, and a local sushi restaurant as I navigated the app, which seeks to eliminate local food waste.
"If we want a future where people and the planet are healthy, we need to start caring more about creating more sustainable food systems."
Thaely, a new footwear company, gets its name from the Hindi word for plastic bags. Its signature sneaker contains 10 bags and 12 bottles.
An electric-car battery can weigh thousands of pounds. Now, the race is on to find a sustainable way to deal with these batteries once they die.
What a waste. Hiring is hardest for in-person jobs during the pandemic, and local governments just can't find people to do things like take yours out.
Find out where six types of waste go after they're thrown away, from harmful landfills to specialized recycling facilities.
Companies are making it impossible to fix their devices, so we end up throwing away perfectly good tech. This is causing billions of tons in e-waste.
The COVID-19 RNA concentration in wastewater has risen 600% since mid-May, local health officials said.
If a product isn't selling on Amazon, the cheapest option for third-party retailers is to pay Amazon to get rid of it.
Shifts in the types of waste generated in office spaces, including printing paper and coffee cups, are expected as employees resume in-person work.
Years of trash building up in the tourist-filled region has littered the region with swathes of plastic bags, paint buckets, cans, and even dead sheep and yaks.
ITV filmed undercover footage showing laptops, TVs, jewelry, headphones, books, and face masks being loaded into crates marked "destroy."
Fast-fashion retailer H&M is betting clothing recycling could eventually solve some of the industry's biggest environmental problems.
The amount of furniture Americans discard has nearly doubled from 35 years ago, when Ikea opened its first US store.
New York City doesn't process its own trash. The city exports it to waste to energy facilities and landfills as far away as Ohio and South Carolina.
France has banned supermarkets from throwing out food, but 150,000 metric tons of bread are tossed every year. Le Crumbler could reduce such waste.
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