Ben Schiller

While the world may be running short on certain key resources, including fresh water and rare metals like iridium, one resource is as abundant as ever: trash. The World Bank projects the global municipal waste stream to hit 2.2 billion tons per year. more

Mar 24, 2017 12:00 AM Features

Until recently, little work has gone into the other end of a product's life: why and when we recycle. How come some of us do it and some of us don't, and how come sometimes we forget or pretend it doesn't matter, even when we know we should? more

Nov 11, 2016 12:00 AM Features