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What is pay-as-you-throw? A waste expert explains

Lily Baum Pollans, Hunter College Pay-as-you-throw is a policy that charges people for the amount of trash they toss out. It’s also sometimes called variable-rate...

Why can’t we throw all our trash into a volcano and...

Emily Johnson, US Geological Survey Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you’d like an expert...

Packaging generates a lot of waste – now Maine and Oregon...

Jessica Heiges, University of California, Berkeley and Kate O'Neill, University of California, Berkeley Most consumers don’t pay much attention...

Designing batteries for easier recycling could avert a looming e-waste crisis

Zheng Chen, University of California San Diego and Darren H. S. Tan, University of California San Diego As concern mounts over the impacts of climate...

Is burning trash a good way to handle it? Waste incineration...

Ana Baptista, The New School Burning trash has a long history in the United States, and municipal solid waste incinerators have sparked resistance in many...

Is burning trash a good way to handle it? Waste incineration...

Ana Baptista, The New School Burning trash has a long history in the United States, and municipal solid waste incinerators have sparked resistance in many...

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