Swedish native Veronica Lundback arrived in Milwaukee in 2001 to attend graduate school at UWM. Back at home, conservation was a way of life. Now she's introducing Swedish conservation techniques to her students. more »

2016-05-02 3:00 PM Features

As Mission residents get used to a new world of bi-weekly garbage and weekly recyclable pickups, newly released statistics show Abbotsford continues to reap dividends from making the same shift back in 2013. more »

2016-05-02 12:30 PM Features


(Stu Mills/CBC)

The city program charged with cleaning up hundreds of thousands of cigarette butts tossed onto Ottawa streets every year is cumbersome and ineffective, according to the Bank Street BIA. more »

2016-05-02 8:00 AM Features

Air Canada has collected 1,500 kg of batteries through partnership with Call2Recycle in less than one year. more »

2016-04-29 10:13 AM Features

As the late author and poet Maya Angelou once wrote, "Everything costs and costs the Earth." Her statement reflected on the everyday actions of global citizens, and may be more applicable to the human relationship with waste. more »

2016-04-28 12:00 AM Features


(John Woike)

One-third of all the waste generated in Connecticut ends up at the aging trash-to-energy plant in the South Meadows. The future of that facility, and what will happen to all that garbage, is now in doubt. more »

2016-04-27 12:00 AM News


(Joe Amon, The Denver Post)

Momentum Recycling and Alpine Waste see opportunity in shattered bottles and bailed Styrofoam where others see only a lost cause. more »

2016-04-27 12:00 AM Features



Toronto needs to do a lot better when it comes to recycling waste from its thousands of residential high-rise buildings, a local environmental group says. more »

2016-04-26 11:30 AM Features

Sodexo announced it is implementing a multifaceted approach to eliminate food waste in landfills. more »

2016-04-25 5:00 PM Features

Money. It’s a constant and a game changer. It motivates, intimidates, frees and enslaves. In our global economy, a shift by a single faction can set off a chain reaction with far reaching devastation. more »

2016-04-25 8:00 AM Features

Most U.S. residents want to recycle and believe that doing so helps the environment, according to a recent survey, but there’s still a gap in education that could be sending some reusable plastics to landfills. more »

2016-04-22 1:00 PM Features

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