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Senior Research Associate at Newcastle University Our awareness of food waste is increasing all the time, yet we continue to throw away vast amounts of produce even when we don't need to. We are getting tired of being lectured on our habits so its
The 64-gallon Toter trash containers will go first to residents of Belair-Edison in Northeast Baltimore and the greater Mondawmin area on the west side. Washington began giving its residents 96-gallon receptacles about 20 years ago, but most area
Dear Alice, The other day, on the street outside the building next to mine, I saw a nice looking table with a sodai gomi (oversized garbage) sticker it. When I returned with a tape measure to see if the table would fit in my living room, an elderly
Purchasing prices of plastic waste have increased and this type of waste is currently sold at the highest rates, according to Georgi Slavchev, officer with procurement of Ekobulpak, a national packaging and waste recovery organization. Slavchev, as
The City of Vancouver and Encorp Pacific are expanding a pilot project that places special beverage recycling bins in high-traffic areas around the city as a way to prevent drink containers ending up in garbage cans and being taken to the landfill.
San Diegans are piling up less trash in their garbage bins, according to the research group Equinox Center. Just-released numbers from the group show the trash amounts are shrinking slightly but remain high when compared to the rest of the state. The
While police continue to search for the remains of five-month-old Joshua Summeries in a Zion landfill, authorities have charged the boyfriend of the boy's mother with his murder. Police said Saturday morning at a news conference that Demetries Thorpe,
The homeless man whose body was found in a dumpster Monday had been off the radar since he spent three nights in the Catholic Charities shelter on Las Vegas Boulevard in 2011. It's not uncommon for the legions of homeless people to use the shelter as
Several times a week, a group of us go through the supermarket dumpster at night to see what they've thrown away. Sometimes there's nothing, but other times, there's great stuff...I've found honeydew melons, cherries, grapes, peppers, tomatoes,
28 Deputy Name: Foster, Dianna Report Number: 04445-13 Charges: 488 PC Suspect Arrested Y/N: No Arrestee: None Location: Hwy 68 at Blanco Rd, Salinas Synopsis: Victim reported unknown subject stole her pay check out of her lunch bag.