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PM Picks Plastic From Waste Along With Garbage Workers In UP

Prime Minister Narendra Modi sat with women who pick plastic from garbage and helped them out on Wednesday, in an event in Mathura in Uttar Pradesh. Images of the PM sitt...

PM Picks Plastic From Waste Along With Garbage Workers In UP

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Chemicals, plastic makers to focus on curbing SE Asia plastic waste A global alliance of plastic makers and consumer goods companies said on Tuesday it would prioritize much of its $1 billion funds to curb plastic waste in Southeast Asia....
20:12, 08/27/2019

Mount Everest Full Of Garbage. 24,000 Pounds Of Waste Just Removed The world's most famous peak is showing its wear and tear. Since it was first successfully topped in 1953, Mount Everest has become a sought-after destination for international daredevil climbers.......
19:00, 06/06/2019

Nepal picks up four bodies, 11 tonnes of garbage in Everest clean-up Nepali climbers have retrieved four bodies and collected some 11 tonnes of decades-old garbage from Mount Everest and its approach below the base camp as part of a drive to clean up the world's highes...
21:36, 06/05/2019

Mount Everest clean-up team picks up 3 tonnes of garbage A special team has been tasked with cleaning up the world's highest mountain, littered with garbage from decades of commercial mountaineering. Everest is sometimes described as the world's highest rub...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Paddling in plastic: meet the man swimming the Pacific garbage patch Ben Lecomte is making a trans-Pacific journey to better understand how plastics pollution is affecting our oceansBen Lecomte is spending his summer swimming in trash – literally. So far, he’s found to...
09:24, 07/31/2019

Great Pacific garbage patch: giant plastic trap put to sea again Floating boom is designed to trap 1.8 trillion items of plastic without harming marine life – but broke apart last timeA floating device designed to catch plastic waste has been redeployed in a second...
06:00, 06/23/2019

'Garbage Cafe' In Chhattisgarh To Offer Free Food In Exchange For Plastic The Ambikapur Municipal Corporation in Chhattisgarh is set to open a first-of-its-kind 'Garbage Cafe' where poor people and rag pickers will get free food in exchange for one kilogram of plastic,......
18:24, 07/24/2019

Whose fault is plastic waste in the ocean? Rich countries with good recycling infrastructure hold Southeast Asia responsible for plastic waste polluting the sea. A fact-check shows that's not fair....
00:12, 08/01/2019

Turns out there's more plastic pollution in the deep ocean than the Great Pacific Garbage Patch The problem of plastic in the ocean is worse than feared. There’s actually more microplastic 1,000 feet down than there is in the Great Pacific Garbage.        ...
01:12, 06/07/2019

180 countries — except US — agree to plastic waste agreement After 12 days of negotiations under the auspices of the United Nations, countries have agreed to treat plastic as hazardous waste. Germany is considering a ban that would go even further....
08:36, 05/11/2019

UN: Plastic waste pact approved with US among few holdouts GENEVA (AP) — United Nations officials say nearly all of the world’s countries have agreed on a deal to better manage plastic waste, with the United States a notable exception. A “legally ...
22:00, 05/10/2019

G20 agrees to tackle ocean plastic waste Group of 20 environment ministers agreed on Sunday to adopt a new implementation framework for actions to tackle the issue of marine plastic waste on a global scale, the Japanese government said after...
17:12, 06/16/2019

Zero-waste: The women in Asia who gave up plastic China, Indonesia and Vietnam are among the worst polluters for plastic waste being dumped in the ocean. Meet the women in those countries trying to change that....
02:00, 06/05/2019

How melting plastic waste could heat homes Breakthrough means less pollution and lower greenhouse gas emissionsIt is a problem bedevilling households across the UK: what can we do with the mountains of food-spattered plastic waste left in our ...
18:36, 07/20/2019

Landmark UN plastic waste pact gets approved but not by US Nearly every country in the world has agreed upon a legally binding framework to reduce the pollution from plastic waste except for the United States, U.N. environmental officials say....
12:24, 05/11/2019

U.S. could be outlier if U.N. clinches plastic waste pact Countries are nearing agreement to tighten controls on trade in plastic waste, which would make it harder for leading exporter the United States to ship unsorted plastic to emerging Asian economies fo...
02:48, 05/08/2019

Europe's plastic waste sent home in toxic row Europe’s sustainability practices are world-leading, but some believe that what has passed as recycling should actually be called liabilityshifting. DW spoke with an American who plans to change all t...
16:24, 06/13/2019

Malaysia to Send Plastic Waste Back to Where It Came From Malaysia plans to send non-recyclable plastic back to the countries that sent it to there, said its environment minister on Tuesday. “Developed countries must be responsible in what they send ou...
12:48, 05/22/2019

Why the Guardian is taking on America's plastic waste crisis United States of Plastic, a new series that will run for the rest of 2019, will reveal the global consequences of dependence on a miracle materialThis week we’re exploring plastic pollution as part of...
09:00, 06/17/2019

U.N. 'very confident' of deal to regulate trade in plastic waste U.N. talks on tightening controls on trade in plastic waste are very likely to reach a deal later on Friday after 11 days of often late-night talks, a spokesman for the UNEP Secretariat of the Basel, ...
17:00, 05/10/2019

Australia’s ‘last unspoiled paradise’ is being engulfed by plastic waste A whopping 414 million pieces of plastic -- including nearly a million shoes and more than 370,000 toothbrushes -- have washed up on the beaches of the tiny, remote Cocos Islands in the Indian Ocean....
23:00, 05/17/2019

U.N. clinches deal to stop plastic waste ending up in the sea Around 180 countries reached a deal on Friday that aims to sharply reduce the amount of plastic that gets washed into the world's oceans, the United Nations said....
22:48, 05/10/2019

Scientists finding new ways to fight plastic waste National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) scientist Gregg Beckham is an avid scuba diver. So he's seen the problem of plastics in the world's oceans firsthand. ...
12:12, 08/15/2019

Senegal to crack down on huge plastic waste by enforcing law Tired of seeing Senegal's seascapes spoiled by ever-growing mounds of cheap plastic bags, authorities plan to crack down on polluters by imposing fines and further restricting plastic use....
17:00, 07/29/2019

Malaysia To Send Plastic Waste To Developed Countries That Sent It There Malaysia, which has become the dumping ground for the world's plastic waste, will send back non-recyclable plastic scrap to the developed countries that sent it there, its environment minister said on...
01:36, 05/22/2019

Canada has no plans take back plastic waste in Malaysia Ottawa has no plans to pick up plastic waste that originated in Canada and is currently parked in Malaysia, a spokesman for Canada's environment ministry said on Thursday....
05:36, 06/14/2019

Reduce Plastic Waste by Bringing a Garment Bag to the Dry Cleaner Every spring, I dry-clean a dozen of my winter coats. By the time I’ve stocked them back in my closet, I have enough barely used plastic material to wrap up my entire apartment....
06:48, 05/02/2019

Fixing planet plastic: How we'll really solve our waste problem From bag bans to bacterial mulchers, many solutions are touted for the plastic waste crisis. Find out which work – and which don't – in our definitive guide...
18:36, 04/28/2019

‘Cambodia Is Not a Dustbin.’ More Plastic Waste to Be Sent Back to the U.S. and Canada Cambodia announced that it will send 1,600 tonnes of plastic waste back to the U.S. and Canada, becoming the latest Southeast Asian country join the backlash against taking in the developed world̵...
13:12, 07/18/2019

Coles relaunches Little Shop promotion despite criticism over plastic waste Mini replicas were previously discovered by environmental groups on beaches and in waterwaysColes is relaunching its Little Shop promotion with 30 new mini replicas, despite ongoing criticism from env...
18:24, 07/12/2019

Canada in talks with Malaysia about taking back plastic waste The government of Canada said on Monday it is in discussions with Malaysia about retrieving plastic waste that originated from Canada and is currently in Malaysia....
19:12, 06/17/2019

G20 environment ministers agree to tackle marine plastic waste Reduction of marine plastic trash was one of the major issues at the G20 summit of environment ministers in Japan. Delegates also discussed the future of energy security following the tanker attacks i...
18:00, 06/16/2019

PM Modi Calls For Mass Movement Against Plastic Waste From October 2 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday urged people to observe the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi this year as a day to make India plastic-free and exhorted municipalities, NGOs and the......
23:24, 08/25/2019

No plastic please, Mum: my quest to make waste-free packed lunches The average lunchbox contains lots of needless wrapping. So how easy is to create eco-friendly alternatives – and will children eat them?A couple of months ago my son’s dislike of school dinners reach...
00:12, 06/07/2019

Dugong rescued in Thailand dies after ingesting plastic waste An eight-month-old dugong nurtured by marine experts after it was found near a beach in Thailand has died after ingesting plastic waste, experts say....
12:48, 08/17/2019

Internet-famous baby dugong dies due to plastic waste An orphaned baby dugong that attained celebrity status in Thailand has died with plastic waste lining its stomach, prompting a surge of mourning on the internet....
06:36, 08/18/2019

'Not a dustbin': Cambodia to send plastic waste back to the US and Canada Country vows to return 1,600 tonnes of waste as south-east Asian countries revolt against an onslaught of rubbish shipmentsCambodia has announced it will send 1,600 tonnes of plastic waste found in sh...
17:12, 07/17/2019

Japan, a Big Plastic User, Fights Waste Ahead of the G-20 Summit TOKYO (AP) — Japan has a plastic problem.In a country where cleanliness and neat packaging have long been considered good service, almost everything, from single bananas to individual pieces of ...
08:36, 06/26/2019

Here Is India's Solution To Battle Plastic Waste; Use It To Make Roads India consumes about 16.5 million tonnes of plastic annually! That is 1.6 million trucks of plastic! But there is a solution for recycling plastic waste effectively....
11:24, 09/03/2019

Malaysia to send up to 100 tonnes of plastic waste back to Australia Environment minister says recycling sent from Australia included plastic bottles that were ‘full of maggots’The Malaysian government will send back up to 100 tonnes of Australian plastic waste because...
09:48, 05/29/2019

Malaysia to send back plastic waste to foreign nations A minister says Malaysia will send back some 3,000 metric tonnes of non-recyclable plastic waste to countries such as the U.S., U.K., Canada and Australia in a move to avoid becoming a dumping ground ...
07:48, 05/28/2019

Over 180 countries -- not including the US -- agree to restrict global plastic waste trade The governments of 187 countries have agreed to control the movement of plastic waste between national borders, in an effort to curb the world's plastic crisis -- but the United States was not among t...
02:36, 05/12/2019

This Indian School Requires Students to Hand Over Plastic Waste as Tuition A school in India’s northeastern Assam state is now requiring students to pay for tuition in plastic waste they collect. Each of the 110 students at the Akshar Forum school must bring 20 plastic...
17:36, 06/05/2019

Nearly all countries agree to stem flow of plastic waste into poor nations US reportedly opposed deal, which follows concerns that villages in Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia had ‘turned into dumpsites’Almost all the world’s countries have agreed on a deal aimed at restrict...
01:24, 05/11/2019

G20 to tackle ocean plastic waste as petrochemical producers expand in Asia Japan wants to make reducing the glut of plastic waste in the oceans a priority at the Group of 20 summit it is hosting this month as governments around the world crack down on such pollution....
13:24, 06/13/2019

Indonesia's plastic recycling exports hit by tougher rules on imported waste Indonesia's exports of recycled plastic have plunged by 70% in the past few months due to a shortage of materials needed for production since Jakarta tightened rules on imported waste, an industry bod...
01:00, 08/24/2019

Malaysia to ship back tonnes of plastic waste to Canada and other nations Malaysia will send back some 3,000 metric tons of non-recyclable plastic waste to countries such as the U.S., U.K., Canada and Australia in a move to avoid becoming a dumping ground for rich nations....
14:48, 05/28/2019

Tonnes of plastic waste dumped in Malaysia will be returned to country of origin Malaysia will return 450 tonnes of contaminated plastic waste to the countries that shipped it, in a refusal to become a dumping ground for the world's trash....
12:48, 05/28/2019

Indonesia plans new rules to curb jump in imports of plastic waste Indonesia plans tighter rules to combat a surge in imports of plastic waste, such as a registry of trash exporters and tougher border checks, officials said on Friday....
14:48, 07/26/2019

Japan's plastic problem: Tokyo spearheads push at G20 to tackle waste World’s second biggest producer of plastic waste per capita vows to put its plastic mountain on map at summitOne of the joys of traveling on Japan’s bullet trains is tucking into an ekiben “station be...
09:48, 06/27/2019

Everest Region Bans Single-Use Plastic To Reduce Waste On Mountains Single-use plastics have been banned in the Everest region to reduce the vast amounts of waste left by trekkers and mountaineers, Nepali authorities said Thursday....
17:48, 08/21/2019

Malaysia, flooded with plastic waste, to send back some scrap to source Malaysia, which has become the dumping ground for the world's plastic waste, will send back non-recyclable plastic scrap to the developed countries that sent it there, its environment minister said on...
18:36, 05/21/2019

Nestle Waters teams up with Ocean Legacy for plastic waste cleanup Nestle's bottled water division Nestle Waters, owner of Perrier and Vittel, said it would team up with Canada's Ocean Legacy Foundation to help to clean up plastic pollution....
19:24, 07/08/2019

Malaysia to send 3,000 tonnes of plastic waste back to countries of origin Malaysia will send as much as 3,000 tonnes of plastic waste back to the countries it came from, the environment minister said on Tuesday, the latest Asian country to reject rich countries' rubbish....
16:12, 05/28/2019

Holiday Inn to get rid of mini-shampoo bottles by 2021; cutting back on plastic waste If you check into the Holiday Inn and just love those mini shampoo bottles they have ...well this might be some bad news.       ...
05:00, 07/31/2019

Bank of England picks De La Rue, Australia's CCL for plastic banknotes The Bank of England said on Tuesday it had awarded an eight-year contract to produce the polymer for a new plastic 50-pound banknote and future five and 10-pound notes to printers De La Rue of Britain...
15:12, 06/04/2019

Deepest dump? American explorer spots plastic garbage in world's deepest ocean We know Mount Everest is littered with tons of trash. Now we know garbage has also been spotted at the world's deepest ocean depth.        ...
20:36, 05/14/2019

'Cambodia is not a dustbin': Asian nation returns 1,600 tons of plastic waste to US and Canada The country's Environment Ministry said that 70 containers of plastic waste were shipped from the U.S. and 13 came from Canada.        ...
16:36, 07/19/2019

Carlos Vela Crumples Up San Jose Earthquakes, Drops Them In Waste Basket, Pees In Waste Basket, Hurls Waste Basket Into Volcano Carlos Vela is MLS’s top goal scorer this season, and is tied for second in assists, and a person doesn’t get to those positions in a professional league without being either a FIFA 19 creation or jus...
11:00, 08/22/2019

'Cambodia is not a dustbin': Cambodia returns 1,600 tons of plastic waste to US and Canada The country's Environment Ministry said that 70 containers of plastic waste were shipped from the U.S. and 13 came from Canada.        ...
16:48, 07/18/2019

Don't waste cucumber skin and seeds - turn them into a cooling summer drink | Waste Not with Tom Hunt Cucumber peel: keep it out of the bin and soak it in gin is the message for this fragrant, summer cocktailAn Edinburgh University study last year found that more than 50m tonnes of Europe’s fruit and ...
07:24, 06/22/2019

Go green: don't let the tastiest part of a leek go to waste | Waste Not The green tops of this punchy allium are even more packed with flavour than the white parts – see for yourself with this eye-opening soup recipeLeeks, like spring onions, grow with a head of tall, spi...
07:48, 05/11/2019

Don't waste chicken fat - turn it into butter | Waste Not with Tom Hunt Roast chicken drippings are a superb stock, but can also be whipped up into a super-savoury butter and spread on baked spuds and toastForget bacon: chicken fat is enough to make any plant-based eater ...
09:24, 07/27/2019

Don't waste chip frying oil – use it again | Waste Not You can reuse chip frying oil several times if you avoid overheating it and strain it with careFries or chips are a real comfort food and wonderful treat, especially when you go to the effort of makin...
07:48, 08/24/2019

2019 British Open picks: Our staff picks to win at Royal Portrush As the British Open returns to Northern Ireland for the first time since 1951, it's time to make picks for who will win the claret jug.       ...
15:24, 07/16/2019

Plastic wrapped in plastic: the wasteful reality of America's grocery stores On a shopping trip to Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods and other leading markets, plastic feels more plentiful than the food itselfWhere does your plastic go? Revealing America’s dirty secretThe seven ways y...
08:36, 06/20/2019

Plastic surgeon warns against 'medical tourism' after third plastic surgery-related death in Dominican Republic A plastic surgeon warned Thursday against traveling abroad for cosmetic surgeries following the death of a New York woman who had sought a procedure in the Dominican Republic, marking the third such f...
19:00, 07/11/2019

Canary Wharf goes plastic-free: 3,600 new homes set to take advantage of new community scheme which sees plastic use cut dramatically The eco-drive includes recycling coffee grounds to use as fuel, a special bin to catch debris and plans for driverless cars to be introduced alongside the new development....
07:48, 07/08/2019

2019 Wimbledon odds, picks, best predictions: Tennis expert reveals picks for Serena Williams vs. Simona Halep Gavin Mair, who called Naomi Osaka winning the 2018 U.S. Open at 32-1, has locked in his picks for Williams vs. Halep in the Wimbledon women's final....
06:36, 07/13/2019

2019 Wimbledon odds, picks, predictions: Tennis expert reveals picks for Serena Williams vs. Simona Halep Gavin Mair, who called Naomi Osaka winning the 2018 U.S. Open at 32-1, has locked in his picks for Williams vs. Halep in the Wimbledon women's final....
19:00, 07/12/2019

Japan wraps everything in plastic. Now it wants to fight against plastic pollution. Japan wants collective action to tackle the ocean plastic crisis at next week’s G-20 summit, although the country still has an obsession with plastic packaging.  ...
19:12, 06/18/2019

Plastic, plastic everywhere but not for African recyclers A sea of crumpled bottles spills across the courtyard of Lucy Luo Minghui's new $44 million plastic recycling factory in Nairobi, where plastic waste litters roadsides and clogs rivers. Yet, she can't...
16:24, 08/09/2019

United Auto Workers union calls national strike against GM, 46,000 workers to stay out The UAW contract with GM expired at midnight Saturday and the union on Sunday called for a strike of all 46,000 GM workers in the US.       ...
23:36, 09/15/2019

Poland won't take UK garbage any more Racing to meet an EU recycling target, the waste market in Poland is booming. But Warsaw is increasingly fed up with illegally imported foreign waste, much of it from the UK....
10:48, 07/25/2019

Apple Jacks are garbage Not since The Takeout declared as a unified staff that loaded fries suck have we have felt compelled to alert our beloved readers to another culinary scourge upon our taste buds: Apple Jacks....
03:00, 06/18/2019

Eating from the garbage dump in the Philippines In the Philippines, food waste is on the rise. At the same time, many are forced to sift through the garbage dump to find something to eat. Some are trying to tackle the growing problem....
19:00, 06/25/2019

PBR Has Declared War on Decency With This Garbage Beverage The perennial problem facing the modern blogger: Should I make fun of this company’s bullshit marketing stunt that I hate? Or am I just doing their work for them by spreading the word? There’s no easy...
00:00, 07/26/2019

The best animal-proof outdoor garbage cans you can buy Specially designed animal-proof garbage cans can prevent animals from getting into your trash, saving you time-consuming cleanup. Our top pick, the Toter 64-Gallon Bear-Tight Wheeled Trash Can, featu...
23:24, 08/29/2019

Snapchat's Viral Garbage Machine Strikes Again Snapchat filters—love’em or hate’em, about once a year one goes viral, floods your timeline, and you think to yourself, “Oh yeah, Snapchat still exists.”Read more......
19:24, 05/17/2019

Ocasio-Cortez: Garbage disposals were never really a thing in NYC Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez addressed the attention surrounding her first garbage disposal experience on Tuesday by claiming that the kitchen appliances “never really became a thing” in the c...
07:00, 05/08/2019

Another massive ocean garbage patch found Within the Atlantic Ocean is the world's only sea without shores, its borders defined by the currents of the North Atlantic gyre. The Sargasso Sea takes its name from sargassum, a free-floating golden...
16:12, 08/20/2019

Trump's Immigration Proposal, Much Like His Administration, Is Garbage On Thursday, President Trump is set to unveil a new immigration plan created by his listless son-in-law Jared Kushner—who once auctioned his position in the White House to international investors for ...
20:12, 05/16/2019

NY’s Earth Day ‘trash blitz’ hauled in 8,600 bags of garbage ALBANY, N.Y. — State officials say last month’s Earth Day “trash blitz” conducted by transportation department employees resulted in thousands of bags of garbage being picked up alon...
11:36, 05/10/2019

A Friendly Reminder That a Lot of Instagram Health Advice Is Garbage There’s bullshit health advice everywhere, but you’d hope that when you follow someone on Insta who looks legit—lots of followers, blue checkmark, solid-looking advice on a blog—you’d get the good stu...
21:48, 05/06/2019

Philippines ships 69 containers of garbage back to Canada The Philippines, one of two Southeast Asian countries that protested being treated like dumpsites by wealthier nations, has shipped 69 containers of garbage back to Canada...
13:48, 05/31/2019

Canada needs to ban garbage exports, advocates say following Philippines dispute The spotlight on the global shipping of garbage grew bright in recent weeks as the diplomatic fight over garbage between Canada and the Philippines gained international attention....
01:24, 06/01/2019

The Philippines Says It Will Dump Garbage in Canada’s Waters If They Don’t Take It Back The President of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, says his government has hired a private shipping company to send containers full of Canadian trash back to Canada, vowing to dump the rubbish in Cana...
22:00, 05/23/2019

Malaysia PM says global garbage trade 'grossly unfair' The practice of advanced countries such as the U.S., Canada and Japan sending their non-recyclable waste to poorer countries is "grossly unfair" and should stop, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Moha...
14:48, 05/30/2019

Germany: Police find newborn baby in garbage The child was close to death after being discovered wrapped in towels in a trash sack. Police said the mother had disposed of the newborn shortly after she gave birth to it on Friday....
01:00, 06/18/2019

Malaysia Is Shipping 3,300 Tons of Garbage Back to the Countries It Came From We, humans, do love our plastic. From our morning yogurt to our evening takeout, all this plastic feels impossible to avoid. The thing is, well, this plastic needs to go somewhere. Malaysia, a major p...
06:36, 05/29/2019

YouTube has become such a garbage fire it is time to dump it for good To make the internet a better place we could start by switching off the world’s biggest video sharing site amid claims its algorithms magnify fringe views, says Annalee Newitz...
20:36, 08/21/2019

‘Tootsie’ writer went from garbage collector to Tony nominee Robert Horn, Tony-nominated for his snappy book to “Tootsie,” knows all too well what it’s like to scrape out a living in New York while trying to break into the theater. He never played a tomato, as ...
23:36, 05/02/2019

Four Bodies, 11 Tonnes Of Garbage Picked Up In Everest Clean-Up Nepali climbers have retrieved four bodies and collected some 11 tonnes of decades-old garbage from Mount Everest and its approach below the base camp as part of a drive to clean up the world's......
18:48, 06/05/2019

Philippines normalizing Canada relations after garbage dispute There is no word yet on a return to Canada of the Philippine ambassador or consuls general, who were withdrawn until Canada took back a big load of garbage that had been festering in Philippine ports....
21:24, 06/06/2019

Police rescue man, puppy trapped in garbage truck PROVO, Utah — A puppy and its 43-year-old owner are recovering after getting trapped in a garbage truck. Provo Police Sgt. Nisha King said Tuesday officers rescued the man and his puppy after they got...
08:24, 06/05/2019

Foul-smelling garbage trucks are ruining this NYC block This stinks! East Village residents are having to endure the stench from a convoy of city garbage trucks that are parked on their residential block — even though Mayor Bill de Blasio promised to end t...
10:24, 08/05/2019

She dumped 7 newborn puppies in the garbage. Now she'll go to jail California woman Deborah Sue Culwell was recorded tossing seven newborn puppies into a recycling bin. She pleaded guilty in court Wednesday.        ...
02:36, 08/16/2019

Police rescue man and puppy trapped in garbage truck PROVO, Utah (AP) — A puppy and its 43-year-old owner are recovering after getting trapped in a garbage truck. Provo Police Sgt. Nisha King said Tuesday officers rescued the man and his puppy after the...
04:48, 06/05/2019

Ocasio-Cortez blown away by first experience with a garbage disposal New York Rep. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is learning a lot of new things in Washington — including about what a garbage disposal is. The 29-year-old freshman congresswoman posted photos and v...
07:36, 05/07/2019

19 dead animals found in pet carriers, garbage bags WINFIELD TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) — Nineteen dead animals have been found behind a Pennsylvania home in what one humane officer calls the worst case of animal cruelty she’s ever seen. The bodies of on...
02:12, 06/15/2019

Garbage truck crushes cars, injures two after overturning in Brooklyn A sanitation truck overturned in Brooklyn on Wednesday morning, injuring two people and crushing several cars in its path, according to authorities and photographs from the scene. The truck crashed ar...
21:01, 07/10/2019

Canada will accept garbage containers wrongly sent to Philippines, says Manila Canada has agreed to take back 69 containers of garbage that were wrongly sent to the Philippines and will pay for their transport, Manila said on Tuesday, potentially ending a protracted diplomatic d...
02:48, 05/08/2019

Migrants moved from Bosnian town to camp at former garbage dump Up to 700 migrants from Asia and the Middle East who had been sleeping rough in the Bosnian town of Bihac have been moved to a camp on the site of a former garbage dump near the Croatian border that h...
20:12, 06/19/2019

Duterte moves to forcibly send garbage back to Canada MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine president’s spokesman says the exasperated leader has moved to have truckloads of garbage that Filipino officials say were illegally shipped to the Phil...
13:36, 05/22/2019

We're Talking Garbage Trucks, Rally, And AMG On /DRIVE Returning Sept. 8 Above, you’ll see beloved Jalopnik editor emeritus Mike Spinelli flipping a monster truck, as one does. It can only mean one thing. /DRIVE on NBC Sports is back and kicking for its sixth season!...
22:24, 09/05/2019

Philippines recalls its envoys in Canada over tons of rotting garbage The move is the latest escalation in a long-simmering conflict involving containers that were shipped to the Philippines containing household waste instead of recyclables....
11:24, 05/16/2019

Canada to pay full cost of bringing garbage home from Philippines Canada has agreed to pay the full cost of bringing 69 garbage-laden shipping containers back across the Pacific Ocean to Vancouver - but it remains unclear just how much that will be....
21:24, 05/07/2019

How supermarkets can reduce packaging to save the planet from drowning in garbage It was inspiring to read about the launch of Waitrose’s trial in Oxford offering consumers a range of products free of packaging. Their system isn’t revolutionary – smaller supermarkets have been doin...
01:24, 07/01/2019

Philippines President Orders Garbage Shipped Back To Canada President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered tonnes of garbage dumped in the Philippines years ago to be shipped back to Canada, his spokesman said Wednesday, escalating a festering diplomatic row....
21:24, 05/22/2019

Tired of being trashed, Philippines ready to dump garbage in Canada Philippine's president has given Canada two options for garbage sent to the Philippines years ago: Take it back or watch it wash up on Canadian shores. The countries have been talking trash for over f...
18:36, 05/22/2019

Victim of fatal garbage truck-involved crash identified TUCSON – The person who died in Monday’s garbage truck-involved crash in Oro Valley was identified Wednesday afternoon. Oro Valley Police Department said at around 11:10 a.m. Monday, a gar...
04:48, 08/08/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ actress rants that season 8 was basically garbage Natalia Tena binge-watched all of the divisive eighth and final season of Game of Thrones, and, like many of you, there was a lot she didn’t like. It even got to the point that, while she was wa...
03:12, 08/13/2019

India's Mount Everest of garbage set to outgrow the Taj Mahal India's highest dump is on course to outstrip the Taj Mahal in terms of height over the course of the next 12 months.        ...
20:12, 06/04/2019

"Who Needs Himalayas?": People Review Delhi's Ghazipur Garbage Dump The huge 'mountain of garbage' at the saturated Ghazipur landfill site still receives tonnes of garbage every day - but Delhi residents have found a unique way of letting their frustration be known......
07:00, 05/02/2019

Sentimental Garbage is reclaiming chick lit, one bodice-ripper at a time Eater’s Digest is a treat for foodies and folks looking for the latest culinary darlings. This episode lets listeners in on the secrets of orange wine, delivering an encyclopedic explainer. Hosts Ama...
22:36, 08/26/2019

Nepal Everest cleanup drive yields garbage, bodies KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A Nepal government expedition to Mount Everest has removed 11,000 kilograms (24,200 pounds) of garbage and four dead bodies from the world’s highest mountain, officials s...
18:12, 06/05/2019

Countries see Japan’s trash-to-energy plants as solution to garbage woes Countries in Southeast Asia struggling with garbage, some of it imported from developed countries, are turning their attention to Japan's trash-to-energy technology....
19:00, 06/25/2019

The People Behind Teamfight Tactics Talk Player Expectations And 'Garbage' Characters Teamfight Tactics has been out for just over a month, and already Riot games’ entry into the auto-battler genre has become one of the top 10 most popular games on Twitch, with a wide-ranging player ba...
00:36, 08/23/2019

Unicorns gobble garbage in the first trailer for Pixar's new suburban fantasy, Onward Although Toy Story 4 is getting all the press right now, Pixar still pushes steadily forward with its occasional bursts of original IP. Sometimes that works out (hey, Inside Out, Coco, and the first 1...
09:12, 05/31/2019

Philippines sets deadline for Canada to ship out garbage in filthy standoff Canada has agreed to pay to re-export the waste it shipped to the Philippines back home, but "bureaucratic red tape" is slowing down the process, according to Filipino officials....
08:24, 05/08/2019

Bears spotted in Canmore neighbourhood prompt garbage disposal reminder Bear educational expert, De Ruyter, says bear have been seen around town already this spring because they're just coming out of hibernation, looking for an easy meal....
15:00, 05/01/2019

Filipino ambassador and consuls in Canada recalled until garbage is shipped back Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. tweeted Thursday that the Philippines "shall maintain a diminished diplomatic presence in Canada until its garbage is ship bound there."...
18:00, 05/16/2019

Australian school gets rid of garbage cans, tells kids to take home trash An Australian school is locking up its garbage cans and telling students to take their trash home with them in a strategic move to help the school move toward zero waste....
22:12, 08/28/2019

Bosnia’s once-famous rivers now highlight country’s catastrophic garbage problem Neglected during the wars in the 1990s, Bosnia’s waste-management problem has grown over the years, reaching alarming proportions in a region where joblessness and poverty are widespread and where cor...
22:12, 05/02/2019

Garbage clogs once crystal-clear Bosnia rivers amid neglect Plastic bottles, rusty barrels and even old washing machines are among tons of garbage clogging rivers in Bosnia that were once famous for their emerald color and crystal clear waters adored by rafter...
09:00, 05/01/2019

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: After Two Decades Of Garbage, Hor Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: After Two Decades Of Garbage, Horror Movies Are Finally Back • My Thoughts On The Summer 2019 Anime Season • CoolMath Game 1: Hangman...
17:24, 08/20/2019

Dan Bongino calls out Congress: Throw your politics 'in the garbage' and fix the border crisis Fox News contributor Dan Bongino called on Congress to throw their politics "in the garbage" and come together on ways to address the border crisis. ...
15:36, 06/24/2019

SI garbage kingpin who allegedly helped cover up murder still has city license A Staten Island garbage-hauling kingpin was charged with using dumpsters and a waste-transfer station to help hide a murder — yet he still has his city carting license five months after the alleged cr...
08:00, 05/30/2019

Ship carrying 69 containers of garbage arrives in Canada after journey from Philippines The Anna Maersk, carrying 69 containers of Canadian garbage and e-waste, docked at Deltaport near the Tsawwassen ferry terminal just after 7 a.m. on Saturday....
21:36, 06/29/2019

E-bike rider critically injured after collision with garbage truck in Brooklyn An electric bike rider was critically injured when he collided with a trash truck in Brooklyn, police said The e-bike rider was traveling on the sidewalk, north on Third Avenue near 12th Street, when ...
17:48, 09/10/2019

China is refusing to take 'foreign garbage' from the US, so these 6 cities are burning or throwing away your recycling shutterstock A number of US cities have resorted to burning or trashing recyclable items as a way to save money. Prior to 2018, much of the country's recyclable waste was shipped to China, where it w...
22:24, 05/28/2019

Report slams police for using "garbage" data with facial recognition tools From artist sketches to pictures of celebrity look-alikes, US police have submitted questionable images to facial recognition systems to track down suspects, a Georgetown Law report notes....
04:12, 05/17/2019

Man parks car in trash-loading area, finds it completely covered in garbage This is worse than getting a parking ticket. Cellphone video posted on Instagram shows a car in Queens — which appears to be parked in a trash-loading zone– completely covered in garbage. ...
08:48, 09/06/2019

Rome doctors warn of health hazards from city’s garbage woes ROME (AP) — Doctors in Rome are warning of possible health hazards caused by overflowing trash bins in the city’s streets, as the Italian capital struggles with a renewed garbage emergency aggra...
11:36, 06/26/2019

Doctors in Rome Are Warning of Health Hazards from the City’s Overflowing Garbage ROME (AP) — Doctors in Rome are warning of possible health hazards caused by overflowing trash bins in the city’s streets, as the Italian capital struggles with a renewed garbage emergency...
13:48, 06/26/2019

Pennsylvania man rescued from garbage truck after falling asleep in dumpster, officials say A man in Pennsylvania was living a nightmare early Monday after he fell asleep in a dumpster and woke up screaming inside a garbage truck, officials said....
22:36, 09/10/2019

Melbourne school's bin ban forces students to reuse containers or take garbage home Melbourne Girls’ College principal says she wants parents to buy items with less packagingA Melbourne selective girls’ school is removing its rubbish bins and will force students to pack reusable lunc...
19:24, 08/27/2019

The Philippines is shipping back Canada’s heaping garbage. What’s Ottawa going to do with the trash? A cargo ship has arrived in a northern port in the Philippines, and is ready to return a massive pile of rotting garbage to Canada — 1,500 tonnes to be exact....
02:12, 05/31/2019

Even the garbage cans in Disney's 'Star Wars'-themed land have a hidden meaning Kim Renfro/INSIDER Disneyland's newest land Galaxy's Edge is full of references to the original "Star Wars" movie trilogy. All of the trash and recycling cans inside Galaxy's Edge say "trash to secto...
03:12, 06/08/2019

Everest cleanup crews remove over 24,000 pounds of garbage, recover four bodies, officials say A cleaning campaign on Mount Everest that concluded Wednesday turned up the remains of four climbers and the removal of over 24,000 pounds of garbage, officials said....
16:24, 06/07/2019

700 migrants stranded in Libya detention center filled with garbage, disease, sewage At least 22 migrants have died there since September — a figure confirmed by United Nations and Doctors Without Borders aid workers — and that at least 100 migrants were sick with disease, mainly tube...
09:36, 07/01/2019

Remains found in garbage bag identified as missing Texas girl Maleah Davis The remains discovered scattered along a highway in Arkansas last week have been positively identified as missing 4-year-old Maleah Davis, Houston police confirmed Monday. Police Chief Art Acevedo sai...
22:36, 06/03/2019

'Piled with garbage': Abortion doctor with thousands of fetuses in cardboard boxes was a hoarder The abortion doctor who stashed more than 2,245 fetal remains in his garage also hoarded personal property throughout his home in Crete, Illinois, leading to a weeklong investigation by police who rem...
09:00, 09/22/2019

Couple use Twitter to rescue newborn girl abandoned on Indian garbage dump Vinod Kapri, an Indian journalist and filmmaker based in Delhi, checks Twitter first thing every morning -- like virtually every journalist on the planet....
22:00, 06/17/2019

Cargo ship arrives in Philippines, will transport 69 containers of garbage back to Canada A cargo ship arrived in a northern Philippine port on Thursday to transport 69 containers of garbage back to Canada that officials say were shipped illegally to the Philippines....
19:48, 05/30/2019

Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge FOMO Has Turned Me Into a Garbage Monster, and I Hate It Ever since it was announced, I managed to care very little for Disney’s reveal that Star Wars would be coming to its American theme parks in the form of a whole new land. “Sounds neat, but it’s on the...
01:36, 07/03/2019

Javy Báez Spices Up Garbage-Time Plate Appearance, Bats Lefty The ninth inning of Thursday night’s Cubs-Reds game was a real circus, and I mean that in a good way. The Reds were down 12–5, they’d used four pitchers, and they were not coming back, so to finish th...
16:48, 08/09/2019

America is drowning in garbage. Meet the robots being put on duty to help solve the recycling crisis The U.S. is facing a recycling crisis that is burying cities and towns in tens of millions of tons of garbage a day. Companies and municipalities are turning to AI-assisted robots to help sort garbage...
19:24, 07/27/2019

Bosnia's rivers clogged by trash, garbage with no environmental solution in sight Neglected during the wars in the 1990s, Bosnia's waste-management problem has grown over the years, reaching alarming proportions.        ...
12:00, 05/02/2019

Video shows garbage truck that overturned in Brooklyn collided with street sweeper The private sanitation truck that crushed several cars in Brooklyn on Wednesday — leaving two people injured — had collided with a New York City Sanitation Department street sweeper moment...
03:48, 07/11/2019

'The View' co-host derides Bernie Sanders' debate showing: 'Looked like he crawled out of a garbage can' "View" co-host Abby Huntsman ripped into the way that Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., presented himself during the third Democratic primary debate on Thursday....
08:48, 09/14/2019

A Utah woman died after blood drained into garbage can after surgery. Her family is suing the hospital Donnamay Brockbank died at a hospital in Utah after heart surgery after her blood drained into a garbage can.        ...
21:36, 07/22/2019

Garbage collectors in Turkey opened a library full of discarded books headed for a landfill DEM ALTAN/AFP/Getty Images Garbage collectors in Turkey have opened a library from all the discarded books that were Since word of the library has spread, people have started donating their unwanted...
23:36, 05/15/2019

Talladega raceway pokes fun 'post-apocalyptic wasteland' of garbage left behind by NASCAR fans Talladega Superspeedway tweets a thread of photos inviting followers to tour the “post-apocalyptic wasteland” of garbage, NASCAR memorabilia, and other burnt debris left behind by fans after Sunday’s ...
10:00, 04/30/2019

'Piled with garbage': The gruesome hoarding of the abortion doctor with thousands of fetuses in cardboard boxes The abortion doctor who stashed more than 2,245 fetal remains in his garage also hoarded personal property throughout his home in Crete, Illinois, leading to a week-long investigation by police who re...
22:12, 09/19/2019

Talladega raceway pokes fun at 'post-apocalyptic wasteland' of garbage left behind by NASCAR fans Talladega Superspeedway tweets a thread of photos inviting followers to tour the “post-apocalyptic wasteland” of garbage, NASCAR memorabilia, and other burnt debris left behind by fans after Sunday’s ...
16:12, 04/30/2019

'Piece of garbage': Donald Trump Jr. slams Tom Arnold over lament he and brother Eric haven't been robbed Donald Trump Jr. had some strong words for actor Tom Arnold Friday after he lamented that the president's eldest son and his brother Eric weren't robbed....
03:24, 08/03/2019

A Utah woman died after blood drained into garbage can after surgery. Her family is suing the hospital, reports say Donnamay Brockbank died at a hospital in Utah after heart surgery after her blood drained into a garbage can, according to reports.        ...
14:00, 07/22/2019

Oregon Woman falls 16 stories down building’s garbage chute, sustains ‘life-threatening’ injuries A woman in Oregon sustained life-threatening injuries after falling 16 stories down a garbage chute at a condo building in Portland on Monday, officials said....
17:36, 06/18/2019

The World Has an E-Waste Problem As a tech-hungry nation flush with cash gets ready to upgrade to the next generation of lightning-fast 5G devices, there is a surprising environmental cost to be reckoned with: a fresh mountain of obs...
14:48, 05/23/2019

How to Reduce Waste While Flying Airlines produce a lot of garbage. Think about the plastic wraps covering your meal, your pair of headphones and blanket, as well as the straws, napkins, and sugar packets that litter the aisles. Unit...
23:48, 06/05/2019

This Was a Colossal Waste of Time It was clear, heading into today’s pair of congressional hearings starring former Special Counsel Robert Mueller, that he wouldn’t provide the death blow to Trump’s presidency. It was not as clear how...
22:48, 07/24/2019

No time to waste in the Baltic Sea The EU says it wants to push ahead with a circular economy in the Baltic Sea region. But without concrete incentives and funding, the project may lack muscles, an EU conference in Gdansk heard....
11:48, 06/13/2019

What should we do with radioactive nuclear waste? The race is on to develop strategies for storing the most dangerous materials on EarthThis article was originally published by EnsiaThere’s a small red hammer and sickle flag of the old Soviet Union o...
10:36, 08/01/2019

What really happens to the waste in your recycling bin? – podcast Recycling is often cited as one of the easiest ways to make a difference to the environment. But does old plastic really get reprocessed into new? Guardian reporters around the world have been investi...
04:48, 07/08/2019

Mississippi autopsy confirms child's body in garbage bags, 'family friend' indicted on capital murder charges A preliminary autopsy revealed that the child whose body was found wrapped in garbage bags in a Mississippi basement last week died from of "multiple blunt trauma due to beating," officials announced ...
18:36, 09/18/2019

After China's import ban, where to with the world's waste? When China announced it would no longer recycle the world's old plastic bottles, cardboard boxes and tattered newspapers, it triggered a global trash crisis. The search for new refuse dumps is ongoing...
15:12, 05/01/2019

Don't bin those pea pods. Cook them instead |Waste Not with Tom Hunt Young and tender pea pods are delicious devoured whole, while older, more fibrous ones can be turned into a delicious sauce, or charred and dipped in tamari and oilFrozen peas are great, but I find pe...
08:00, 07/13/2019

Indonesia Returns Five Containers Of Waste To US Indonesia has returned five containers of rubbish to the United States and will not become a "dumping ground", officials said Saturday, the latest Southeast Asian country to return imported waste....
14:48, 06/15/2019

Human waste spilled on Ina Rd, I-10 overpass TUCSON – Several agencies are responding to human waste on the roadway Monday afternoon. Marana Police Department officers were dispatched to the Ina Road and Interstate 10 overpass for reports of “ta...
22:00, 08/05/2019

Jessica Jones’ Big Bad is a big waste of time Back in my review of Jessica Jones’ first season finale—the wrap-up to my first ever Marvel Netflix binge-review experience—I wrote about how conflicted I felt about Kilgrave’s death. On the one hand,...
00:12, 06/17/2019

Sri Lankans Ask the U.K. to Take Back Rotten Waste Sri Lanka is demanding the U.K. take back more than a hundred containers of waste, joining the growing list of Asian countries pushing back against developed nations that export trash as recycling. Th...
14:00, 07/25/2019

What the Mets need to ensure it all doesn’t go to waste The wheels on the bus are getting flat; Getting flat, getting flat. The wheels on the bus are getting flat; And here come the Cubbies. Three straight losses to the Braves this weekend no more doom the...
01:24, 08/26/2019

Meet the food waste warriors The UK throws away 10.2 million tonnes of food a year — one of the highest waste rates in Europe. But, from cocktails using coffee grinds to foraging for your supper, these eco experts are on a missio...
08:24, 07/11/2019

Medicare's finances are full of waste A new report just uncovered millions of dollars in Medicare waste. The report, from the Office of the Inspector General at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, found that the agency paid fo...
04:36, 09/13/2019

How to Reduce Your Amazon Packaging Waste In 2013, analysts at one firm estimated that Amazon shipped 608 million packages in the U.S. alone, meaning the retailer sent over 1.5 million packages each day. This is a convenient and expedient way...
18:48, 08/08/2019

How to make the most of ripe tomatoes | Waste Not Super-ripe, juicy homegrown tomatoes trump all-season supermarket varieties. Grab them while you can and make this fresh tomato and bread soupReally good-quality, organic produce can be expensive, but...
09:12, 06/29/2019

Canada produces the most waste in the world. The US ranks third The construction industry is often the largest culprit, generating more than 90% of the total waste produced in a country.        ...
13:36, 07/12/2019

US produces far more waste and recycles far less of it than other developed countries US represents 4% of the world’s population but produces 12% of municipal solid waste, a stark contrast with China and IndiaThe US produces far more garbage and recycles far less of it than other devel...
08:24, 07/03/2019

Sri Lanka Says Part Of Illegal Waste From UK Sent To India Sri Lankan investigation into nearly 3,000 tonnes of illegally imported hazardous waste has shown that some of it was sent on to India and Dubai, a top minister said Friday....
01:24, 07/27/2019

'We Can't Waste a Drop.' India Is Running Out of Water. Water crises are unfolding all across India, a product of population growth, modernization, climate change, mismanagement and the breakdown of traditional systems of distributing resources....
21:12, 08/19/2019

US Senate panel takes up what to do with nuclear waste ALBUQUERQUE, NM — It’s been more than a decade since the US government was supposed to begin moving spent nuclear fuel that has been piling up at dozens of commercial reactors around the country to a ...
02:24, 06/29/2019

Strategies for nuclear weapons and waste | Letters It is essential that Europe does not become the arena for a build-up of nuclear weapons, writes Catherine West MP. It is surely time to bury the Micawber principle, says Professor Neil HyattAs we mark...
19:12, 08/07/2019

Don’t throw away old bread and veg – make this ribollita | Waste Not This traditional, hearty Italian soup is a great way to use up stale bread and leftover or overripe veg Ribollita is a dish that has a special place in my heart. It’s a traditional and robust Italian ...
08:36, 08/31/2019

Here's how to keep your razors from contributing to landfill waste How bad is your disposable razor for the environment? The question is gaining attention amid a growing global campaign against plastic waste.        ...
21:36, 08/07/2019

‘Everything is gone’: Hurricane Dorian lays waste to the Bahamas With a now-distant Dorian pushing its way up the Southeastern U.S. coast, menacing Georgia and the Carolinas, many people living in the Bahamas were in shock as they slowly came out of shelters and ch...
02:24, 09/05/2019

No waste cooking: never-ending yoghurt recipe Making your own yoghurt is easy – and much cheaper than buying ready-madeAs long as your yoghurt has live active cultures, the end of your yoghurt tub can be scraped out to use as culture for your own...
02:12, 06/16/2019

Americans waste $18K on ‘non-essential’ expenses a year Between eating out, paying for cable and streaming services, receiving subscription boxes, and other superfluous spending, the average American spends $1,497 per month on non-essential items, accordin...
00:24, 05/03/2019

Texas Showdown Flares Up Over Natural-Gas Waste A pipeline company is challenging Texas’ practice of allowing drillers to set unwanted natural gas on fire, in a case that could test state limits for how much of the fuel can legally go to waste....
14:36, 07/17/2019

Emissions and microplastics: How food waste hurts the environment Throwing away food that could still be eaten isn't just a waste of money, it also costs precious resources, hurts the climate, threatens biodiversity and can contaminate our soil with microplastics....
15:12, 05/01/2019

Lethbridge’s Waste and Recycling Centre buzzing with new inhabitants A partnership between the City of Lethbridge and ECCO Recycling sees Lethbridge's Waste and Recycling Centre buzzing with almost half a million new inhabitants....
16:36, 08/28/2019

How to use up sourdough starter: an easy pancake recipe | Waste Not Love making sourdough but wondering what to do with the leftover starter in the fridge? Simple – just flip the scriptWhen I think of California, I think of two of my favourite pastimes: surfing and so...
07:48, 06/15/2019

US can label nuke waste as less dangerous to quicken cleanup SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The U.S. government will reclassify some of the nation’s most dangerous radioactive waste to lower its threat level. The U.S. Department of Energy said Wednesday that the d...
00:36, 06/06/2019

UN chief warns nuclear waste could be leaking into the Pacific A UN chief is concerned that a Cold War-era nuclear 'coffin' could be leaking radioactive material into the Pacific. The concerns are both alarming and oddly similar to the plot of Shin Godz...
21:12, 05/17/2019

Australia will ban export of recyclable waste 'as soon as practicable', PM vows State environment ministers will consult industry to develop a timeline to improve the recycling systemThe prime minister has vowed to do more to tackle plastic waste in the world’s oceans, saying the...
10:48, 08/09/2019

Rudy Giuliani: Mueller report a 'waste of two years' The president's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani didn't hold back when it came to addressing Special Counsel Robert Mueller's latest comments on the Russia investigation and Democratic presidential can...
05:36, 05/30/2019

Sober singles say dry dating can be a grim waste of time Dating is hell — and it’s even harder when you’re sober. Yet, thanks in part to an increased interest in health and wellness, more and more people are drinking less, with the International Wine and Sp...
01:24, 06/05/2019

The cut of meat that chefs love but butchers throw away | Waste Not Unbelievably, butchers often throw away less popular cuts of meat. By creating demand for them, we use fewer resources, and get to enjoy dishes like this amazing slow-roast lamb bellyAccording to the ...
10:24, 09/14/2019

To dye for: Wrangler's new denim process eliminates water waste The US jeans brand has been working on the Indigood technology for the past decadeDenim manufacturing doesn’t have a good reputation when it comes to creating excessive levels of waste, but an innovat...
17:48, 06/05/2019

US to label nuclear waste as less dangerous to quicken cleanup Energy department says labeling some waste as low-level at sites in Washington state, Idaho and South Carolina will save $40bnThe US government plans to reclassify some of the nation’s most dangerous ...
01:36, 06/06/2019

Simcoe County takes steps to help get waste off the streets Since residents have placed high priority on the collection of garbage, organics and recycling, Simcoe County says council voted to cancel this year's curbside collection of electronics....
21:00, 08/15/2019

Battle Emerges Over Nuclear Waste in America's Oil Patch A plan to build two big nuclear-waste storage facilities in the heart of the most important U.S. oil field is igniting a fight between frackers and the atomic-energy industry....
21:00, 08/14/2019

Nogales youth group aims to eliminate waste NOGALES- About 70 percent of seasonal produce enters the United States through Mexico with 6,000 tons of produce going to waste in Nogales. The group Waste Not is stepping up to address the issue of w...
07:12, 06/11/2019

How do you leave a warning that lasts as long as nuclear waste? Enlarge / Ominous looking skies you've got there... (credit: © Emily Graham for Mosaic) In January 1997, the crew of a fishing vessel in the Baltic Sea found something unusual in their nets: a greas...
17:12, 09/15/2019

Freshness sensors for milk could dramatically reduce waste Researchers have developed a new technique that can pinpoint, in real-time, the moment at which milk spoils inside a carton. In their new study, published in the journal Food Control, they suggest tha...
12:00, 05/20/2019

Whatever America's energy future, our nuclear waste problem isn't going anywhere Electricity affects nearly every aspect of modern life, from the food supply to health, transportation, housing and emergency services. Lives depend on reliable access to electrical power and nuclear ...
10:36, 09/03/2019

Human waste and abandoned tents pile up on Everest Mount Everest's popularity this season has left the Nepalese government with a huge amount of rubbish to clean up, including human waste, campaigners say....
14:00, 06/24/2019

300 Quintals Of Waste Cleaned After Rs 200-Crore Weddings In Uttarakhand A huge pile of garbage that was left behind at a pristine hill station in Uttarakhand after a grand wedding ceremony of two sons of South Africa-based businessmen has been cleaned, Municipal......
03:00, 07/01/2019

Cambodia to return 1,600 tons of waste back to the US, Canada Cambodia has vowed to return all of 1,600 tons of plastic waste dumped at its seaport by the United States and Canada after the country’s environmental ministry said it should not be treated as a “dus...
22:48, 07/18/2019

Canada waste returns home after Philippines' war threat More than 60 containers full of garbage have returned to the western shores of Canada after being stranded for years in the Philippines. The incident sparked a diplomatic dispute and the prospect of a...
21:24, 06/29/2019

AutoZone agrees to $11M settlement over hazardous waste disposal A statement from the California Attorney General's Office said inspections "revealed that AutoZone allowed its customers to deposit hazardous automotive fluids and other waste items into regular trash...
01:24, 06/20/2019

The brain's drain: how our brains flush out their waste and toxins We now know a major route for flushing toxins out of the brain - a finding that could one day help us treat neurodegenerative conditions like Alzheimer's...
02:00, 07/25/2019

Tokyo unveils its recycled e-waste Olympics medals The organizing committee for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo have unveiled the designs for the medals. The baubles that'll hang from the necks of the winningest athletes in each ga...
17:12, 07/24/2019

Clues in brain's waste system may help explain Alzheimer's A new study shows that meningeal lymphatic vessels in the basal skull are crucial for draining cerebrospinal fluid from the brain and decline with aging....
04:12, 07/27/2019

No-waste cooking: beef scrap jerky recipe Save your meat leftovers and turn them into zingy jerky with this easy recipe Don’t throw out the leftovers from your barbecue or beef wellington, when you can easily turn them into homemade jerky. Co...
08:36, 06/23/2019

Malaysia postpones meeting with Australia on Lynas waste Malaysia's energy and environment minister has delayed a visit to Australia to discuss rare earth miner Lynas Corp's storage of radioactive waste in the Southeast Asian nation, according to a ministry...
10:12, 06/19/2019

Sri Lanka raises stink over waste consignments from Britain Sri Lanka has ordered the return of 213 containers of waste from Britain after finding, plastic and biological waste including suspected human body parts in the shipments, government officials said on...
14:12, 07/25/2019

No-waste cooking: stuffed tomatoes with leftover rice Instead of throwing out excess rice, mix it with parmesan, basil and garlic for a tasty side dish stuffed to the max Rice is one of the most versatile foods and yet somehow there always seems to be le...
02:12, 07/07/2019

Tom Hunt's recipe for parmesan rind stock | Waste Not Don’t throw away parmesan rinds – they keep indefinitely and give rich flavour to stocks, stews or risottos. Or try them in a super-savoury brothParmesan has a low water content and a granular texture...
08:12, 05/04/2019

No-waste cooking: used orange and almond cake recipe Orange halves aren’t just for juicing. They can be reused to make this tasty afternoon treat Save your juiced orange halves to make this tasty afternoon treat. You can also use this recipe if you have...
02:36, 06/30/2019

Waste away the hours on free-to-play 'Diablo' in your web browser If you were too young to play the original Diablo when it was new or just don't want to buy it again to indulge in some nostalgia, you're in luck. Game developer Rivsoft has made the classic...
23:00, 07/31/2019

Kurt Cobain's pizza plate sold for $22,400. Here's more celebrity garbage that sold for big money. While it's true that many celebrity artifacts that make it to Sotheby's or Christie's are more valuable in their pristine, flawless condition, it's also true that some which reach ...
19:00, 05/28/2019

Garbage time, all the time: MLB sees historic spike in position players pitching While home runs fly at a record rate and pitchers aren't going deep into games, MLB has seen a record number of position players taking the mound.       ...
18:36, 08/21/2019

City of Tucson to hold household hazardous waste collection day Don’t know what to with household hazardous waste? City of Tucson Environmental Services Department will be holding a collection day event from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday. Sept. 7 at  Eastside Service...
23:48, 08/21/2019

Ship carrying waste arrives back in Canada from the Philippines A ship carrying 69 containers of waste mislabeled as plastic recyclables returned to Canada on Saturday from the Philippines, closing a chapter on a dispute that started in 2013 and sparked a diploma...
21:00, 06/29/2019

Food Waste Is a Huge Environmental Problem. Here Are 5 Ways to Reduce Yours Tossing uneaten leftovers or slimy lettuce may feel like no big deal. But a new report from the sustainability-focused World Resources Institute (WRI) says food waste is responsible for 8% of annual g...
23:12, 09/09/2019

From bin bags to planes: Shell, BA plan EU's first waste-to-jet fuel plant Aeroplanes could be powered by jet fuel made from household rubbish from 2024 under plans by Shell , British Airways and Velocys to build Europe's first large-scale plant to produce jet fuel from dom...
01:48, 08/21/2019

Planes Could Be Powered By Jet Fuel Made From Household Waste From 2021 Aeroplanes could be powered by jet fuel made from household rubbish from 2024 under plans by Shell, British Airways and Velocys to build Europe's first large-scale plant to produce jet fuel from......
17:48, 08/20/2019

Food Waste Is a Huge Environmental Problem. Here’s 5 Ways to Reduce Yours Tossing uneaten leftovers or slimy lettuce may feel like no big deal. But a new report from the sustainability-focused World Resources Institute (WRI) says food waste is responsible for 8% of annual g...
05:12, 09/04/2019

'It' s a waste of life!': Guardian readers on spending 2.5 hours a day on their phones We received 500 answers from those unhappy with their screentime (10 hours a day!) to those who happily log just two minutesLast week, we’ve asked Guardian readers to share their screentime with us. H...
08:12, 08/27/2019

Crystal clear: a cake recipe from hardened honey | Waste Not If your honey has gone crunchy, it’s not a sign of a flaw, but of quality. And even if it’s not quite spreadable, it’s a brilliant excuse to make honey cakeWithout bees, we wouldn’t be able to enjoy c...
23:12, 07/20/2019

Donations, pigs part of Las Vegas’ efforts to cut food waste The environmental and financial impacts of leftover food are more important than ever to Las Vegas’ world-famous casinos, which in recent years have developed and expanded innovative practices to cut ...
08:48, 04/29/2019

'It's a waste of life!': Guardian readers on spending 2.5 hours a day on their phones We received 500 answers from those unhappy with their screentime (10 hours a day!) to those who happily log just two minutesLast week, we’ve asked Guardian readers to share their screentime with us. H...
10:12, 08/27/2019

Environment and health at increasing risk from growing weight of ‘e-waste’ Around 50 million tonnes of electronic waste, or e-waste, is being thrown away each year, according to a new joint United Nations report – which exceeds the combined weight of all the commercial airli...
18:24, 04/28/2019

Cambodia probes Chinese firm over illegal waste imports Cambodia is investigating a locally based Chinese firm for illegally importing around 1,600 tonnes of plastic waste from the United States and Canada, the Southeast Asian country's customs chief told ...
13:48, 07/19/2019

Canada’s nuclear waste to be buried in deep underground repository While nuclear energy has been well contained in reactors, Canada is left with a big problem that everyone saw coming: the hazard posed by nuclear waste....
22:00, 05/29/2019

Trey Mancini’s big night goes to waste as O’s stumble against Blue Jays Mancini’s 34th home run, four RBI go for naught as Toronto’s Cavan Biggio becomes first visiting player to hit for the cycle at Camden Yards in Baltimore’s 8-5 loss....
08:00, 09/18/2019

Abandoned tents, human waste piling up on Mount Everest KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The record number of climbers on Mount Everest this season has left a cleanup crew grappling with how to clear away everything from abandoned tents to human waste that threaten...
05:48, 06/24/2019

U of A students look to convert hemp waste into eco-friendly menstrual products Alberta is the second-largest producer of hemp but much of it goes unused, according to Nicole Sanchez, a fourth-year-student studying business, economics and law and project manager of Hempact....
23:36, 08/12/2019

No waste cooking: fennel and leek scraps gratin recipe Don’t throw out the fennel and leek outer leaves – steam them and use them for this delicious side dish Food waste is an enormous problem in Australia: according to government figures, more than 5m to...
07:00, 06/09/2019

In Germany, Activists Battle Food Waste By Dumpster Diving Objects disposed of in a bin on private grounds remain the property of the person who threw them away until they are collected by the dump truck. Nevertheless, hundreds of activists across Germany......
12:12, 06/18/2019

Antennae-to-tail eating: how to use up prawn heads and tails | Waste not This recipe for crisp prawn heads and tails with shell salt is proof that stock isn’t the only option for these often-discarded bits of shellfish Before becoming vegetarian, I was a nose-to-tail eater...
09:00, 05/18/2019

Where’s the Waste? A ‘Circular’ Food Economy Could Combat Climate Change An ice company’s wastewater can feed a produce garden. Spent grain from a brewery goes to compost. Local, shared, recycled. Welcome to the future of food....
15:36, 09/21/2019

Use your waste water to save street trees, experts urge Dishwater and bathwater can be used to give vital support that councils often cannot afford to young treesInstead of letting your dirty dishwater go down the drain, consider using it to water the tree...
18:12, 08/01/2019

Company accused of illegally dumping waste into sewer system FOUNTAIN HILLS, Ariz. (AP) – A Mesa environmental services company’s owner and three employees are accused of illegally dumping thousands of gallons of waste in the sewer system of another...
00:24, 08/05/2019

Cracking cheese, Gromit! Wensleydale waste to heat 4,000 homes Yorkshire dairy by-products will be turned into renewable biogas to cut carbon emissionThe crumbly cheese beloved of TV duo Wallace and Gromit will soon help heat thousands of Yorkshire homes with ren...
19:48, 06/15/2019

Apps help restaurants sell unused food to reduce waste BERLIN — After a long day at work, Annekathrin Fiesinger is too tired to consider making dinner at home. So the 34-year-old uses her smart phone to check nearby restaurants, hotels or bakeries in Berl...
18:36, 06/19/2019

Tarmac uses waste tyres to make rubberised road asphalt Mixing old tyres into surfacing material would improve roads' durability and reduce waste exports, the company says A new rubberised asphalt being trialled by construction materials firm Tarmac could...
01:48, 06/07/2019

FROM THE FIELD: Turning waste into a business in the slums of Yaoundé, Cameroon The increasing volume and complexity of waste associated with modern economies is posing a serious risk to ecosystems and human health. Every year, an estimated 11.2 billion tons of solid waste are co...
01:00, 08/01/2019

UK waste firm exported 'offensive' materials including used nappies Biffa Waste Services found guilty of exporting unsorted waste to China it said was paperOne of the UK’s biggest waste firms has been convicted of sending used nappies and other contaminated materials ...
18:48, 06/25/2019

Cash for trash: Indonesia village banks on waste recycling Indonesia's crackdown on imported foreign waste has upset the village of Bangun, where residents say they earn more money sorting through piles of garbage than growing rice in once-lush paddy fields....
03:24, 08/16/2019

A record 768 million US vacation days went to waste last year, a study says Workers in the United States left a record number of vacation days on the table last year, equating to billions in lost benefits, according to research from the U.S. Travel Association, Oxford Economi...
23:12, 08/16/2019

Mismanaged waste 'kills up to a million people a year globally' Report says plastics adding to death tolls in the developing world from easily prevented diseasesMismanaged waste is causing hundreds of thousands of people to die each year in the developing world fr...
02:00, 05/14/2019

Indonesia Returning Hundreds Of Containers Of Contaminated Waste To West Indonesia is sending back hundreds of containers of contaminated waste to the West after shipments supposedly containing plastic meant for recycling were found to hide hazardous substances, customs......
11:12, 09/19/2019

New York City removed 110 trash cans. Now garbage is overflowing and the rats are 'running wild' Rats are populating the Upper West Side thanks to the removal of trash cans by the New York City Department of Sanitation.        ...
05:12, 07/18/2019

Bosnia protects Una river to try to block Croatian nuclear waste plan One of Bosnia's two regional governments on Thursday designated the Una river a nature park, seeking to head off plans being considered by Croatia to build a landfill site for radioactive waste near t...
21:12, 09/12/2019

'Our joyous process': Marni SS20 show repurposes waste as high art Francesco Risso unveils collection as Milan fashion week coincides with Global Climate StrikeThe timing of Milan fashion week coinciding as it does with the Global Climate Strike, is a challenge for a...
20:00, 09/21/2019

Military-grade jet fuel made cheaply from plant waste instead of coal An expensive superfuel normally reserved for missiles and hypersonic jets can now be made from crop waste instead of fossil fuels - and more cheaply to boot...
23:00, 08/14/2019

Indonesia is returning tons of ‘contaminated’ waste back to developed countries The 49 containers at Batam port near Singapore will be returned to Australia, the US, France, Germany and Hong Kong after inspections showed their contents violated Indonesian laws on the import of ha...
01:12, 07/10/2019

Don’t throw out overripe berries – turn them into a delicious fruit leather | Waste not As long as there’s no mould on them, berries can be frozen to use whenever you please – for instant ice-cream, smoothies or to create this sweet treatAs a chef and food writer with a newborn, one of m...
12:00, 05/25/2019

Core subject: how to turn apple peelings into healthy vinegar | Waste Not Windfall apples, cores and peelings needn’t go to waste: apple cider vinegar is simple to make and super-healthyIf anything grows well in our climate, it’s apples, and this year we’ve got a bumper cro...
07:37, 09/21/2019

Toxic coal waste found to be a 'ticking time bomb' across Australia Environmental Justice Australia report finds problems at ash dumps in every mainland state Soon after Sue Wynn moved up the road from the Vales Point coal power station, on the banks of Lake Macquarie...
22:48, 06/30/2019

A Noma-inspired fish-head taco recipe | Waste Not with Tom Hunt No, wait: fish heads are a delicacy in many other countries, so instead of binning yours, consider turning it into a soup or this Redzepi-inspired tacoLike many foods that we think of as rubbish, fish...
07:49, 07/06/2019

Indonesian president tells cities to build waste-to-energy plants Indonesian President Joko Widodo has urged cities across the country to set up waste-to-energy plants this year to tackle the country's growing mountain of trash, according to a statement published o...
14:36, 07/16/2019

'Trees snapped like toothpicks': how Dorian laid waste to Marsh Harbour Clean-up appears near-impossible in town that has been smashed to pieces by the hurricaneVeneta Collins remembers clinging to her children for dear life as Hurricane Dorian pulverised the Bahamas. “I ...
13:00, 09/10/2019

Labour attacks 'appalling waste' as Johnson adds £2.1bn to no-deal fund Spending for Brexit preparations increased to stockpile medicines and recruit border officialsThe huge cost of a no-deal Brexit was laid bare on Wednesday as the government announced plans to set asid...
01:00, 08/01/2019

Indonesia becomes latest Southeast Asian country to return waste to the West Indonesia has sent back a consignment of Canadian paper waste, imported via the United States, because it was contaminated with material including plastic, rubber and diapers, the environment ministry...
14:36, 06/17/2019

Holiday Inn hotels are ditching mini shampoos to cut waste and save the seas Holiday Inn and InterContinental Hotels are switching to bulk-size bathroom amenities as part of an effort to cut waste.       ...
18:12, 07/30/2019

Tasty deals: Apps help find unsold food and reduce waste BERLIN (AP) — Growing numbers of people are using technology such as phone apps to reduce food waste and the carbon emissions it creates. Some build online communities to share food before throwing it...
12:48, 06/19/2019

tvOS 13 hands-on: Small Apple TV tweaks will please gamers, waste data The latest Apple TV software update has some nice new UI improvements and support for Sony/Microsoft controllers, but will that be enough to win new fans?Read More...
19:00, 06/07/2019

Chinese-owned nickel plant spills waste into Papua New Guinea bay Waste from a nickel plant in Papua New Guinea owned by Metallurgical Corporation of China spilled into the adjacent Basamuk Bay over the weekend, three sources told Reuters on Wednesday....
11:24, 08/28/2019

I bought these reusable paper towels after seeing them on 'Shark Tank' and they've helped me cut down on a ton of waste Amazon "Shark Tank" alum Bambooee makes reusable paper towels from rayon, a relatively sustainable material that comes (in this case) from bamboo. I bought Bambooee sheets ($10 for a 30-sheet roll o...
05:36, 08/17/2019

World's first underground nuclear waste storage moves forward in Finland Finland's plan to establish the world's first underground nuclear waste disposal tool a step forward on Tuesday when its builder Posiva announced a 500-million-euro ($569.55 million) investment in fac...
17:24, 06/25/2019

Civic Body Struggles To Clean Waste After Guptas' Weddings In Uttarakhand The municipal corporation in Uttarakhand's Auli is facing the challenging task of cleaning up the wasteleft after the Rs 200 crore weddings of South Africa-based controversial Gupta family....
05:48, 06/24/2019

Mets waste rare Jason Vargas gem in latest loss to Dodgers LOS ANGELES — Jason Vargas was everything the Mets could have wanted Thursday night in keeping his team competitive and swallowing innings to rest a depleted bullpen. But it was the left-hander’s misf...
08:48, 05/31/2019

METALS-Nickel jumps as waste spill sparks supply fears London nickel surged to a near five-year peak on Friday while Shanghai nickel hit an all-time high, as a waste spill at a nickel plant in Papua New Guinea sparked supply shortage fears. Shanghai's...
11:24, 08/30/2019

Minister flags 'ambitious' recycling targets to kickstart waste market States will be required to spend agreed portion of procurement budget on recycled materials for public projectsThe federal government is preparing to unveil “ambitious” new targets that will require a...
22:36, 07/18/2019

Gupta Family Fined 2.5 Lakh For Leaving Waste After Uttarakhand Weddings A penalty of Rs 2.5 lakh has been slapped on the South Africa-based businessmen brothers Ajay and Atul Gupta for leaving waste in Auli, Uttarakhand where the weddings of their sons were held last......
15:36, 06/29/2019

Indonesia Sends Back Hundreds Of Shipping Containers Full Of Waste Indonesia has sent hundreds of garbage-filled shipping containers back to their countries of origin, according to the customs agency, as the Southeast Asian nation pushes back against becoming a......
15:36, 09/04/2019

Trump says state Republican parties are canceling primaries because they ‘don’t want to waste their money’ In an exchange with reporters, the president sidestepped the issue of whether the trend denies his three GOP challengers the chance to rack up delegates....
04:48, 09/10/2019

Caramelised artichoke leaves with burrata and pesto recipe | Waste Not with Tom Hunt The more fibrous artichoke leaves are sensational sauteed and steamed in wine until caramelised – a perfect pairing with soft cheese like mozzarella or burrataArtichokes are wondrous things, full of a...
15:48, 08/02/2019

Carrefour and TerraCycle launch 'Loop' test in Paris to tackle waste French retailer Carrefour and U.S. waste recycling company TerraCycle launched on Tuesday the test for their 'Loop' initiative which they hope will tackle the problems of plastic waste threatening to ...
19:24, 05/14/2019

'Lunch on the go' habit generates 11bn items of packaging waste a year More people in UK are eating lunch on the go, report finds, in turn generating more wasteBritain’s growing “lunch on the go” habit is generating nearly 11bn items of packaging waste a year, much of wh...
07:36, 05/14/2019

Fighting the spread of illegal landfills in France as trash piles up in 'sea of waste' Trash is piling up in France, hidden in plain sight across the suburbs and the countryside. Starting this year, the government is taking action against the dozens of illegal dumps polluting its territ...
16:00, 05/13/2019

This Town Didn't Want to Be a Radioactive Waste Dump. The Government Is Giving Them No Choice. PIKETON, OHIO—David and Pam Mills have grown tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, and okra on their secluded Appalachian property for about 18 years now. This will be the first year the retired couple doesn’...
18:36, 05/16/2019

How does so much plastic get into the sea? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsHow does so much plastic get into the sea? Is ...
14:36, 05/14/2019

Let Your Kid Eat With Food Picks Every time we go to my friend Anna’s house, she puts a plate of fruit out for the kids. Plums, Asian pears, melons. My daughter always devours piece after piece. However, whenever I feed the child the...
20:12, 08/02/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 3 May Mini badge, Peugeot and BMW-developed engine. This R56-generation Cooper S is anything but an Italian job A Mini Cooper S of the so-called R56 generation that ran from 2007 to 2013 makes a great hot ...
09:24, 05/03/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 31 May Well-cared for first-generation examples of the Honda NSX are a rapidly appreciating asset. We might have found the UK's cheapest "If you have been looking to acquire an NSX on a realistic budget, th...
08:24, 05/31/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 24 May Searching for a roadster with a sweet six-pot engine? A BMW Z3 could be the best budget choice With its swollen haunches and smarter back end, the refreshed Z3 of 2000 looked the business. BMW Z3 2.2...
01:24, 05/25/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 17 May The Audi TT's days could be numbered, so now's the time to pick up a clean second-gen example Audi TT 2.0 TFSI, £5490: There’s talk of Audi ditching the TT after 2022. If true, lovers of used sports ...
19:48, 05/17/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 10 May Lotus Evora Lots of trouble, usually serious? Bah. This Evora is a usable 2+2 with pleasing service history and loads of kit Lotus Evora, £27,995: If Matt Saunders’ brief tribute to the original Lo...
07:36, 05/10/2019

Do Not Waste Your Brain Cells Watching Chuck Todd Interview Donald Trump For 35 long, dreadful, maddening minutes I watched two of the most annoying men in political news sit down for a televised interview that may have actually left viewers dumber than when they started. ...
02:12, 06/24/2019

China Moving Ahead, Talking About Temples, Mosques A Waste: Ex-Navy Chief China is moving ahead in areas like artificial intelligence and robotics and it would be a waste of time if India distracts itself by talking about temples and mosques, former Navy Chief Arun Prakash....
03:24, 08/14/2019

Brexit: Labour attacks 'appalling waste' as Johnson adds £2.1bn to no-deal fund Spending for Brexit preparations increased to stockpile medicines and recruit border officialsThe huge cost of a no-deal Brexit was laid bare on Wednesday as the government announced plans to set asid...
10:36, 08/01/2019

UN expert: Canada's toxic waste policy shows disdain for Indigenous rights Special rapporteur Baskut Tuncak urges Canada to engage with groups who live near toxic sites and respect basic human rightsCanada’s handling of toxic chemicals and industrial waste shows a “blatant d...
11:24, 06/07/2019

Mets waste Pete Alonso’s history-tying blast in ugly loss The Mets hardly looked like a team that had pulled itself off the mat and back into playoff contention during Saturday’s ugly 9-5 loss to the Braves at Citi Field. From a third straight subpar outing ...
10:36, 08/25/2019

Nadler not worried that GOP could press Mueller for details on Russia probe: 'Let them waste their time' House Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., is looking forward to Wednesday’s testimony from Robert Mueller, and is not concerned that the whole thing may blow up in his face once ...
02:12, 07/22/2019

My mum is a zero-waste icon – she made us drink squash from old yoghurt pots | Adrian Chiles A charity proposes that we bring our own plastic containers when we buy takeaway food. I couldn’t agree more. My mother taught us that there is no such thing as single-use anythingSome ideas are so ob...
16:00, 05/16/2019

Pelosi rips Trump bid to link Dems to ‘Squad,’ vows not to ‘waste our time on that’ House Speaker Nancy Pelosi pushed back hard Wednesday against President Trump’s efforts to cast New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s progressive “squad” as the face of her party, now that the frac...
22:12, 07/17/2019

Neil Lennon laments waste as Celtic crash out of Champions League to Cluj Neil Lennon bemoaned a “wasted” first half and some self-destructive defending after his Celtic side crashed out of the Champions League.Celtic were heading out on away goals before George Tucudean ne...
01:48, 08/14/2019

Australia could reap $328m a year if it treated recycling waste like coal – report Calls for world-class recycling systems to replace current one, which makes just $4m a year due to contamination in co-mingled recycling binsIf Australia treated recycling waste like iron ore or coal ...
06:12, 09/12/2019

Turn toxic e-waste into a source of ‘decent work’, UN labour agency urges  A “toxic flood of electric and electronic waste” that is growing by the day across the world, should be urgently converted into a source of decent work, that can also protect populations from its harm...
18:12, 04/28/2019

We've run out of elections to waste – this is the last chance to make a difference on climate change | Bill McKibben We’ve wasted three decades since scientists first raised the warning I’m no expert on Australian politics – I don’t know all the cross-currents that will determine this week’s balloting.But I do know ...
16:36, 05/14/2019

Siberian lake frequented for Instagram photo shoots is actually full of toxic waste Thousands of Siberian residents have been busy Instagramming near a bright blue lake that's full of allergy and burn-inducing chemicals.       ...
00:48, 07/15/2019

We're Eating a Whole Lot of Plastic... Uh, Is That Bad? If you’re the type to get squeamish about the things you accidentally eat, you’re not going to like the new report released by the WWF (formerly known as the World Wildlife Fund) this Tuesday. Accordi...
23:48, 06/12/2019

The Problem With Plastic Nothing exemplifies modernity like plastic. It’s cheap. It can be molded into all sorts of shapes and textures, dyed any color or be transparent. Unlike glass or ceramics, it can be flexible and durab...
20:48, 07/12/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 30 August If you can get past your badge snobbery, the MG F is a really good laugh Perky, good-looking and dynamically composed, the MG F is a budget-friendly and niche alternative to the Mazda MX-5 The MG F...
09:24, 08/30/2019

Guidemaster: How to buy a Chromebook, plus our best picks Enlarge / There's now a pretty wide range of Chromebooks available—and we've tested a lot of 'em. (credit: Valentina Palladino) We've tested many new Chromebooks since our guide came out earlier thi...
01:49, 09/08/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 9 August Maserati 3200 GT With decent service history, stunning lines and a raunchy 3.2-litre V8, this 2001 Maserati 3200 GT is a proper performance bargain Back in 2014, you could get a 2001 Y-reg 3200 GT ...
10:00, 08/09/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 28 June Purists will baulk at the idea of an automatic M3, but that could be the best value version of the legendary E46 BMW M3s, the E46 variety of 2000 to 2006, are becoming expensive, and if you want to ...
16:12, 06/28/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 19 July Would you fork out £6500 for a clean example of America's Defender? The seller of this charming Jeep Wrangler TJ is being cautiously optimistic with their price, but it could still be a good deal ...
11:24, 07/19/2019

Inflation Picks Up, but Still Below Fed's 2% Target A closely watched measure of U.S. inflation picked up in March but remained well below the Federal Reserve’s 2% target, highlighting the central bank’s struggles to foster reliable price growth even i...
19:24, 04/29/2019

BMW picks Oliver Zipse as new CEO BMW said Oliver Zipse will become chief executive on Aug. 16, picking the 55-year-old manufacturing expert to help the German automaker make the shift to electric and self-driving cars and tackle new...
00:24, 07/19/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 23 August Corrado's handsome angular bodywork can fall victim to rust, so get the torch out New, the Volkswagen Corrado was referred to as 'the people's Porsche', which means you don't pay over the odds today...
13:00, 08/23/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 6 September The 2009 Nissan GT-R rewrote the rules of supercar construction Even at 10 years old, the Nissan GT-R is a still-impressive specialist supercar with jaw-dropping performance It’s a constant source ...
12:01, 09/06/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 7 June No turbo for the Suzuki Swift Sport, but this 1000kg pocket rocket won't weigh you down We have a soft spot for the Suzuki Swift Sport of 2010-17, a result of its puppyish, naturally aspirated 1.6-l...
08:36, 06/07/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 13 September With S-Class-rivalling luxury and a potent V10 motor, the Phaeton is the accessible continent crusher you've been looking for As we mourn the passing of ex-VW boss Ferdinand Piech, here's a second-h...
08:24, 09/13/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 21 June If you're not easily led by the three-pointed star, Chrysler's much-maligned Crossfire is the budget Mercedes SLK for you You can say what you like – dozy recirculating ball steering, awkward looks –...
08:00, 06/21/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 16 August Classic 1990s wedge-shaped grand tourer with a BMW badge: a snip at £2995 Less than £3000 for a bona fide BMW performance icon? Just don't expect fuel costs to be as cheap If you think today’s 8 S...
12:48, 08/19/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 14 June The Mk3 Toyota MR2 is famed for its point-and-shoot handling, meaning we can just about overlook this example's auto 'box The Mk3 MR2 of 2000-06 is a pretty thing and an interesting, if impractical, ...
11:24, 06/14/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 5 July With SLR-inspired styling and a metal folding roof, the R171-gen Mercedes SLK is a stylish and affordable summer cruiser With looks inspired by the Vision SLR concept unveiled at the 1999 Detroit mot...
09:12, 07/05/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 12 July An early Scirocco is a good deal, if you're prepared to adopt the 'style over substance' ethos It might sit atop an elderly platform, but Volkswagen's striking Scirocco still looks full-on space age...
13:48, 07/12/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 2 August A clean 2007 Audi S8 heads up this week's collection of classified ads A family saloon with a Lambo-derived V10, this Audi S8 deserves a very careful once-over The Audi S8 of 2006-2010 may not be t...
09:00, 08/02/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 26 April At less £30,000, does this clean Aston Martin DB9 leave you shaken or stirred? Aston Martin DB9, £29,950: You could argue a DB9 looks at its best in the classifieds, where it’s someone else’s proble...
10:24, 05/02/2019

99th season was big for Pro Picks. What about No. 100? Coming off the best year of Pro Picks _ yep, plus-22 against the spread if you're counting _ the challenge is to repeat such wizardry in the NFL's 100th season      ...
23:12, 09/04/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 20 September Catch the last of this year's warm weather in a nimble and attractive third-gen Mazda MX-5 We should be talking about soft-tops in winter when, so the theory goes, their prices are lower, but who wan...
08:25, 09/20/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 26 July Rare 1.75 TBi chucks out nearly 200bhp and looks the part, too Could anybody turn down this raunchy Italian performance wagon bearing all the hallmarks of a sheltered upbringing? The 159 Sportwago...
11:48, 07/26/2019

Malaysia to return 3,300 tons of waste back to several countries, including US, citing illegal dumping Malaysia has vowed to send back 3,300 tons of plastic waste to countries, including the United States, that it says illegally dumped the non-recyclable garbage after a ban in China forced cargo ships ...
01:00, 05/29/2019

Nuclear waste, rising seas and Trump: Marshall Islands struggles to stay above water The Marshall Islands is literally struggling to stay above water but its President Hilda Heine told Reuters she had saved her breath rather than try to persuade U.S. President Donald Trump to hear its...
17:12, 06/21/2019

‘Zero waste’ Upper West Side public school caught dumping more classroom supplies More classroom supplies were dumped outside an Upper West Side public school last week, three days after the city Department of Education promised the inexcusable waste would stop....
07:00, 08/25/2019

Nuclear waste: residents near proposed dump told to sign draconian code of conduct Code bans residents from taking notes or recording any part of meetings without prior agreementResidents in small South Australian communities shortlisted for a proposed nuclear waste storage facility...
04:24, 08/08/2019

Southern Alberta waste refinery turning trash into ‘high-grade, low-cost’ biodiesel Cielo said when the refineries are built -- which is expected to be by late 2020 -- each one will produce about 2,000 litres of renewable fuel per hour. ...
03:12, 07/12/2019

Mount Everest has become an ‘open toilet,’ staggering amount of human waste found on its slopes Mount Everest has a plumbing problem. The current "biggest" threat to climbers on the world's tallest peak, the former head of the Nepal Mountaineering Association says, is the staggering amount of hu...
22:12, 06/24/2019

Berlin and Beyond: So over plastic bags As the world celebrates International Plastic Bag Free Day, a growing number of countries are using legislation to eradicate these single-use items. It's time Germany joined the list, says DW's Tamsin...
12:36, 07/03/2019

What can music tell us about plastic pollution?  Electronic music duo Matmos made their latest album using sounds made from plastic waste, like trash bags and even a police riot shield. Plastic Anniversary draws our attention to the terror and beaut...
22:36, 09/02/2019

I Tried to Get Plastic Out of My Beauty Routine I love makeup. The ugly truth, however, is that makeup is helping ruin the planet. Take a look at your makeup bag. What do you find? Plastic, plastic, and more plastic.Read more......
21:36, 06/13/2019

Yes, You Can Recycle Those Plastic Mailers Sort through your mail on any given day and it’s likely you’ve received a lot of waste—from junk mail to unnecessary packaging materials. Luckily, you can recycle some of those pesky plastic mailers a...
15:36, 06/24/2019

Men are lining up for plastic surgery like never before The face of plastic surgery has typically been female: pouty lips, a pert nose, taut skin. But as more and more Americans go under the knife, the gender scales are beginning to balance. According to t...
15:24, 06/05/2019

New plastic material can be recycled again and again We're drowning in plastics. That's why the world's brightest minds are trying to find a way we can effectively deal with plastic waste and make sure we don't add more in the coming...
20:12, 05/07/2019

'We just didn’t think about it': how did we let plastic bags get everywhere? They’re under our sinks, all over our streets, and filling the stomachs of dead whales. What can we do to stem the single-use scourge? Joan Shuttleworth has fond memories of her 1940s childhood in Orc...
17:12, 06/09/2019

Zoo 4 You: Plastic Free EcoChallenge As a conservation organization the Reid Park Zoo is aware of the impacts humans have on wildlife everyday, so they decided to take part in the Plastic Free EcoChallenge this July. Jed Dodds has more i...
02:24, 07/03/2019

Tigers fan on Pujols ball drama: 'I just couldn't take being treated like a garbage bag' Tigers fan Ely Hydes caught Albert Pujols' milestone 2,000th RBI ball but did not give it to MLB, saying Tigers management treated him "terribly."        ...
23:24, 05/10/2019

Tarantino picks up best dog award in Cannes Quentin Tarantino surprises Cannes festival goers by picking up this year's Palm Dog Award in person, for his movie "Once Upon a Time in... Hollywood." (May 24)       &...
22:24, 05/24/2019

NASCAR picks AWS to power its cloud NASCAR will leverage the power of AWS to migrate its 18 petabyte video archive to the cloud as part of its new multi-year agreement with Amazon's cloud computing arm.The racing body announced tha...
22:00, 06/04/2019

Wikipedia Co-Founder Picks a Nice Day to Log Off Thursday is projected to be a lovely summer day: high of 86, slight breeze and slightly overcast, no chance of rain—in New York anyhow. It’s also a national holiday. If all that sounds like good condi...
22:24, 07/01/2019

ESPN's 2019 AL and NL All-Star picks Who were unanimous picks as All-Star starters? Who were the most difficult omissions? Our experts make their selections for the 2019 Midsummer Classic....
17:36, 06/27/2019

Here Are The Lottery Picks Of The 2019 NBA Draft The saddest teams in the NBA have gone ahead and taken prospects they hope can lead their franchise into next year’s tank when they race for whoever 2020's best college player will be. Here are th...
05:48, 06/21/2019

N.F.L. Week 2 Predictions: Our Picks Against the Spread An N.F.C. championship rematch, a game with an 18.5-point spread and two head-to-head matchups between Heisman winners are among the week’s highlights....
05:48, 09/13/2019

Blackshear Picks Florida Over Kentucky (AP Photo/Nell Redmond) The long wait is over for the most coveted graduate transfer this season after Kerry Blackshear, Jr. picked Florida. Kerry Blackshear just committed to Florida, he tells @Riva...
04:00, 06/27/2019

FC Tucson picks up road victory GREENSVILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA – FC Tucson won the 2nd game of their 6-matchup roadstand 3-1 against Greenville Triumph SC.  Here’s highlights from our weekend sportscast:...
09:24, 07/22/2019

Kosovo picks players with same name for U21 qualifiers PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — The coach of Kosovo’s under-21 team has picked two players with the same name for a pair of European qualifiers. Rafet Prekazi selected defender Lirim Kastrati and forwar...
15:48, 06/03/2019

N.F.L. Week 3 Predictions: Our Picks Against the Spread The Ravens will try to prove themselves against the Chiefs, the Rams will try to win in Cleveland and the Cowboys and Patriots will try to stay awake in likely blowouts....
23:24, 09/20/2019

Reckitt picks PepsiCo man as CEO, going outside for first time Consumer goods group Reckitt Benckiser has picked PepsiCo executive Laxman Narasimhan as its next chief executive, becoming the latest industry heavyweight to turn to a company outsider to tackle falt...
13:12, 06/12/2019

The 13 countries outside the US that produce the most NBA draft picks Frank Franklin II/AP The 2019 NBA draft will be held on Thursday, June 20. Once again, NBA teams will select players from around the world, a testament to the worldwide popularity of the sport. Over ...
01:24, 06/18/2019

BMW picks 'decisive' new CEO to catch up with rivals BMW named Oliver Zipse as its new chief executive late on Thursday, praising his "decisive" qualities after the luxury carmaker lost its edge in electric cars and ceded the premium sales crown to Mer...
09:00, 07/19/2019

WWE Picks Two Relics Of The '90s To Fix Its Creative Stagnation On Thursday, Sports Illustrated broke an “exclusive” story about a shift in WWE’s upper management. Effective immediately, the storied wrestling figures Paul Heyman and Eric Bischoff will take on the ...
02:36, 06/28/2019

Pop network picks up One Day At A Time for a new season We live in a bizarre new world where Netflix has started canceling beloved shows too soon and opening the door for traditional networks to swoop in and save them, which is exactly what is happening to...
23:36, 06/27/2019

2019 MLB draft: Picks and analysis Day 1 of the 2019 MLB draft is in the books, with the Orioles taking Adley Rutschman at No. 1 overall. We've got analysis of all the first-round picks and more....
08:12, 06/05/2019

Reckitt picks PepsiCo executive as next CEO British consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser on Wednesday named PepsiCo executive Laxman Narasimhan as its next chief executive officer, to succeed Rakesh Kapoor....
09:36, 06/12/2019

Top 5 picks make up NBA All-Rookie first team For the first time since the 1984-85 season, the top five selections in the NBA draft made up the NBA's All-Rookie first team that was announced Tuesday....
21:12, 05/21/2019

N.F.L. Week 1 Predictions: Our Picks Against the Spread Can the Rams start another Super Bowl run? Will Tom Brady ever get old? Can Jacoby Brissett effectively replace Andrew Luck? The N.F.L. gets ready to answer some questions....
01:12, 09/06/2019

Unlikely track day stars: top picks for under £2000 An old Mercedes S-Class really could be your ideal track day weapon You don’t need vintage metal or a flash new supercar to be a track-day star, just one of these low-cost larrikins To the casual...
11:14, 07/06/2019

AP Exclusive: UN health agency spent $192 million on 2018 travel; auditors see ‘waste’ and ‘culture of non-compliance’ LONDON (AP) — AP Exclusive: UN health agency spent $192 million on 2018 travel; auditors see ‘waste’ and ‘culture of non-compliance’...
16:12, 05/20/2019

Boomtown: Pictures show litter, tents and rubbish left behind at festival despite 70% drop in campsite waste These pictures show the litter, tents and rubbish left behind at Boomtown festival, despite the event celebrating a three-quarters reduction in campsite waste....
01:24, 08/15/2019

Ashes 2019: England waste glorious chance as Mitchell Marsh stars on day one of final Test There has been a sense all summer that if Pat Cummins don't get you, Josh Hazlewood will. If they don't, there's always James Pattinson or Mitchell Starc or even Peter Siddle. No real indignity to any...
20:24, 09/12/2019

Plastic bag sales in England down by a third in last year Overall, sales of single-use bags by big supermarkets have fallen 90% since 5p charge introduced Shoppers’ use of plastic carrier bags in England has continued to fall following the introduction of th...
11:48, 08/01/2019

Baby rescued from plastic bag in Georgia Georgia sheriff's office realeased dramatic body-cam video showing the rescue of a newborn girl who was found alive inside a plastic bag in the woods. (June 25)       &#...
02:24, 06/26/2019

See-through plastic pants are now considered ‘Pretty’ Remember when “festival style” meant flower crowns, fringe, diaphanous dresses and gladiator sandals? Clearly, those days are over. Pun intended: UK brand Pretty Little Thing has launched ...
13:36, 05/02/2019

Kamala Harris wants to ban plastic straws California Sen. Kamala Harris endorsed banning plastic straws during CNN's climate change town hall forum on Wednesday but conceded that their paper counterparts leave much to be desired....
04:00, 09/05/2019

Did Nike Not Get the Memo on Plastic Beads? For the longest time, pockets of nothing but air were Nike’s secret to making comfortable shoes. But today the company revealed its new Joyride technology, which instead fills shoe soles with thousand...
18:24, 07/25/2019

After bronze and iron, welcome to the plastic age, say scientists Plastic pollution has entered the fossil record, research showsPlastic pollution is being deposited into the fossil record, research has found, with contamination increasing exponentially since 1945.S...
23:12, 09/04/2019

Is Plastic Pollution Depriving Us of Oxygen? The plastic debris floating in the world’s oceans entangles wildlife, kills birds that swallow it mistaking it for food, and seeps into the food chain, showing up in fish that humans eat. A majo...
21:00, 06/20/2019

Plastic pollution: ‘I’m giving up. You probably should too’ – video After four years of leading volunteer beach cleans in the west of Wales, Alan Cookson is quitting because of the insurmountable plastic problem around Britain’s coastlines. We join him as he leads his...
22:12, 08/29/2019

Your Bottled Water Probably Has Plastic In It. Should You Worry? Plastic contamination is rampant in bottled water. That was the unsettling conclusion of a study published last year in Frontiers in Chemistry that analyzed samples taken from 259 bottled waters sold ...
17:24, 05/29/2019

Use Of Plastic Within Parliament Complex Banned The Lok Sabha Secretariat said it has banned the use of non-reusable plastic water bottles and other plastic items within the Parliament complex with effect from Tuesday....
19:48, 08/20/2019

19 genius inventions that can stop us from using so much plastic Plastic can take anywhere between 400 and 1,000 years to degrade in a landfill. Now companies and individuals are coming up with sustainable products.       ...
15:24, 06/17/2019

5 brands doing their bit to combat the plastic problem As the issue of single-use plastic garners more media attention than ever before, brands are turning to eco-friendly alternative to fight the growing problem...
17:24, 07/12/2019

The plastic we 'recycle' is actually horrible for the environment When you drop your plastic waste into the recycling bin, it most likely makes its way around the world, where it can pose a health and security risk to developing countries, according to a new Guardia...
20:00, 06/18/2019

Five ways to reduce plastic in the bathroom From bamboo toothbrushes to using refill options or your own containers, it’s not hard to change your ways“A bamboo toothbrush is the first swap I always suggest,” says Beth Noy, who founded the onlin...
19:24, 07/14/2019