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Adam Minter | Bloomberg

When a mountain of trash collapsed at the fetid Reppi dump outside of Addis Ababa on Monday, at least 82 people died. It could've been worse: Hundreds of people live atop Reppi, Ethiopia's biggest waste dump, trying to make a living from salvaging. more

Mar 18, 2017 1:17 PM News

Indonesia is drowning in plastic trash and it's only getting worse. Fixing this problem has become a priority for lawmakers. They're considering a tax on plastic bottles, but that's likely to cause more misery than the mess it's designed to clean up. more

Jun 4, 2016 4:53 PM Features