A group of citizens in Alabama who spoke out against a coal ash landfill in their small town were vindicated, with help from the ACLU.
A Message About Your Water Bottle
Aquafina, Dasani, and Poland Spring are names on the water bottle that have come to evoke images of pristine waterfalls, swift cool streams, and shimmering, unspoiled mountain lakes. As well … [Read full article]
Capping Landfills with Vegetation
What happens to that mass of garbage and waste when a land-fill is full? New research is hoping to show that turning the whole area into vegetation will be a … [Read full article]
Beijing Uses Giant Deodorant Guns to Sweeten Landfill Stench
In response to furious protests by local residents, Beijing city officials installed 100 high-pressure fragrance sprays to cover the stench generated from overflowing landfills.
One Man's Trash is…Well, Trash: MIT Announces Trash Track Program
[social_buttons] Would you be so cavalier in throwing out a disposable razor if you knew how much it actually impacted your local environments? Would you think twice about purchasing a … [Read full article]
We Have a New Mattress–How Do I Recycle The Old Mattress?
My husband and I are quite pleased with our brand-new king size mattress. It’s firm, yet comfy, and because we also indulged in some new down pillows, we are sleeping … [Read full article]