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How To Clean Your Stinky Garbage Can For Good

Bon Appetit | Posted 03.28.2017 | Taste
Bon Appetit

For Bon Appetit, by Alyse Whitney. Confession: Up until this year, whenever my garbage can got gnarly, I threw it away. I’ve only been through half...

10 Easy Family Changes Toward Waste Reduction

Audra Rundle | Posted 09.23.2016 | Green
Audra Rundle

Do you ever think about where things go after you throw them away? Really think about it? Do you picture an overflowing landfill, imagine the accompanying nauseating stench, or think about how unnatural and scary the Great Pacific Garbage Patch is?

President Obama, Pacifc Gyre, Papahānaumokuākea reserve, you heard it here first

Anna Wilding | Posted 08.30.2016 | DC
Anna Wilding

President Obama announced his plans at the White House today to expand the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument off the coast of Hawaii. This would make the Marine Reserve the largest in the world.

Watch Mountains Of Trash Take Over The U.S.

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 08.06.2016 | Green

Americans create a lot of trash ― 254 million tons of it each year. But the landfills that house all that garbage aren’t distributed equally. The...

This Man Only Eats Perfectly Good Food Waste

The Huffington Post | Paul Josephson | Posted 07.28.2016 | HuffPost Live 321


The Old-New View Of Yosemite: Saving The Park From The Epidemic Of Drive-Through Nation

Peter Brown Hoffmeister | Posted 07.25.2016 | Green
Peter Brown Hoffmeister

In 1864, President Abraham Lincoln signed The Yosemite Grant, granting Yosemite Valley and the Mariposa Grove to the state of California, the first ti...

Wildlife And Fishing Gear Don't Go Together

Chantal Theijn | Posted 07.12.2016 | Green
Chantal Theijn

As a Wildlife Custodian, I often encounter wildlife who have had a run-in with discarded fishing gear. I recently was on the receiving end of a Northern Map Turtle who had swallowed a fishing hook.

Why Huge Amounts Of Garbage Are Washing Up On Hong Kong's Shores

Quartz | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 07.11.2016 | World

Over the past several weeks, Hong Kong residents have become increasingly angry about the unprecedented amount of trash landing on the city’s beache...

Shirley Manson Reveals She Was Sexually Assaulted At Age 13

The Huffington Post | Hayley Cuccinello | Posted 05.27.2016 | Entertainment

For the first time, Shirley Manson, the frontwoman of alt-rock band Garbage, opened up to Billboard about a childhood trauma and self-esteem issues. T...

Lessons From a Garbage Dump: How to Say 'No'

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 05.19.2017 | Healthy Living
The University of Central Florida Forum

What can happen is that we transform our personal ecosystem and create an environment where we are more productive, less stressed, and ready to say "Yes" again.

Except at CicLAvia, L.A.'s Streets Are No Work of Art

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.18.2017 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

It is only Tuesday but it is shaping up to be another great week in L.A. The transformational L.A. happening, CicLAvia Southeast Cities is on the book...

Britain Made Me Think of Trash

Michael Rosenblum | Posted 04.08.2017 | Green
Michael Rosenblum

My wife and I live two lives. We split our time between living in New York and living in Britain. In New York, we live on the 33rd floor of a glass high-rise in Midtown Manhattan. But this is not about verdant green versus steel and glass. This is about trash, (or rubbish, as the British call it).

Local Group Fights Corporation without Conscience

Hal Donahue | Posted 03.30.2017 | Politics
Hal Donahue

Millennials have the courage to confront the corporatocracy. Gilded Age laissez faire capitalism is again failing faster than communism. The question is not if, but rather when. Friends of Lackawanna indicates it will be soon.

unmonumental: Joy Garnett Walks the Streets of New York

Tracey Harnish | Posted 03.22.2017 | Arts
Tracey Harnish

unmonumental (Manhattan Ave) 2, 2015-16, Courtesy Joy Garnett Joy Garnett is in her own words, a "Flickr-tographer". Her unmonumental series is gro...

Why It Matters That Refugees Aren't Feeling the Bern

Daniel Kushner | Posted 02.22.2017 | Politics
Daniel Kushner

Bernie Sanders called for letting only 10,000 to enter the United States. That is isn't just a humanitarian issue; it's bad foreign policy. When our friends in the international community are asking us for help, it's all but ignoring their pleas.

This Is Why Winter Sucks

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 01.08.2016 | Weird News

Winter is great... when you get to gaze out at a freshly frozen landscape from the comforts of your toasty room, preferably with a mug of hot chocolat...

Holy Garbage Day Batman!

Sandy Thomas | Posted 12.10.2016 | Arts
Sandy Thomas

It's the day when the man from the disposal company drives his big truck down my street and stops and empties all of my sins into the back of his truck.

Government Response to Protests Reveals Clash of Cultures in Beirut

Halim Shebaya | Posted 10.12.2016 | World
Halim Shebaya

This clash did not begin with the 'You Stink' protests due to the garbage crisis. It is arguably the apogee of years of work on social and political issues spearheaded by activists and NGOs working on a wide variety of topics.

El Niño Can Do Some Serious Trash Talking

Laura Faye Tenenbaum | Posted 09.14.2016 | Green
Laura Faye Tenenbaum

"The water is soooo warm!" That sentence keeps popping out of Angelenos' mouths. It's practically impossible to stick a toe into the California Pacific Ocean without making some sort of immediate involuntary exclamation regarding the water temperature.

Lebanon's Uprising Could Shake The Country's Sectarian Foundations

Kareem Chehayeb | Posted 09.04.2016 | World
Kareem Chehayeb

This isn't just about garbage; it's about everything. For many years, people complained about the country. But aimlessly and without hope for any meaningful change. I believe they've come to the realization that democracy isn't a spectator sport.

How One Chicago Restaurant Went Totally Trash-Free

NationSwell | Posted 07.15.2016 | Impact

According to the Green Restaurant Association, the average restaurant in the U.S. produces 150,000 pounds of garbage each year. Café owner Justin Vrany thinks this number cannot only be reduced, but eliminated entirely.

Home Alone

Jerry Zezima | Posted 07.08.2016 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

If Hollywood wants to make another "Home Alone" movie, this time with the Macaulay Culkin character all grown up but no more mature than he was as an 8-year-old in the 1990 original, I would be happy to take the role.

The Difference Between Living In New York And San Francisco

Sarah Cooper | Posted 07.18.2016 | HuffPost Home
Sarah Cooper

After living in New York for five years, I recently moved to San Francisco. Neither city is clearly superior, but there are some distinct differences.

Cavan Sieczkowski

Temporary 'Trash' Artworks Put Our Oceans' Waste In Perspective | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 04.23.2015 | Arts

Alejandro Duran could not believe how many shoes washed up on the shores of Sian Ka'an, a nature reserve located along the east coast of Mexico's Yuca...

Residential Garbage Fees Vital to Achieving NYC's Environmental Goals And Lowering Costs

Carol Kellermann | Posted 04.20.2015 | New York
Carol Kellermann

New York City's solid waste management practices call out for reform. Addressing the environmental and fiscal costs of garbage will require a bold redesign - one that should begin with how residents pay for trash disposal.