Becky Morrison founded Globetops to send donated laptops to worthwhile applicants throughout the world. The computers change lives – and reduce the E-waste in landfills.
The image of millions of wriggling worms might make some squeamish, but Washington state's department of corrections says using the critters has helped cut costs of food waste disposal in prisons.
A volunteer effort collects thousands of pounds of garbage – refrigerators, tires, shopping carts, toys, and countless plastic bottles – from San Juan, Puerto Rico, estuaries.
Almost eight years after Buenos Aires laid out mandatory trash reduction goals, the government is finally starting a recycling program.
In Pune, India, a city that suffered a waste disposal crisis in 2010, an alliance of waste pickers has established an inclusive, sustainable model for solid waste management that presents a potential blueprint for the future.
Adam Lowry, co-founder of Method, a company that has pioneered environmentally friendly cleaning products, tells how his small firm is nudging large corporations toward sustainability.
US recyclers are nervous about losing their largest market after China began enforcing new environmental laws this year.