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Giant Fatbergs Are Clogging Sewers
Monstrous amounts of fat and trash are blocking sewers around the world.
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It’s Officially Time To Ban Gift-Wrapping Paper
Most wrapping paper for presents can't be recycled. It's bound for the landfill.
Trapped Bear Cubs Freed
Three bear cubs got trapped in a garbage bin but firefighters came to the rescue and helped them to escape.
The Funniest Tweets From Parents This Week (Aug. 11-17)
"Childbirth classes should include useful parenting advice, like how to dispose of a kid's artwork in the outside trash bin only."
Recycling Symbols, Decoded
The symbols on plastic items don’t necessarily indicate whether or not you can recycle them. Here’s what you need to know.
How Green Is Your State?
And the number one greenest state is ...
A Diver’s Jarring View Of Ocean Pollution
A diver’s video of a swim off the coast of Bali is exposing the shocking epidemic of ocean pollution in Indonesia and around the world.
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Scott Pruitt Just Gutted Rules To Fight The Nation’s ‘Second Biggest Toxic Pollution Threat’
Alexander C. Kaufman
The EPA’s announcement didn’t even mention the risks coal ash poses to human health.
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HOME & LIVING
An Easy Way To Collect Food Scraps Without Using A Compost Bin
The best storage solution doesn't involve a compost bin.
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The Environmental Toll Of Our Smart Tech Obsession
By Alison Moodie, On assignment for HuffPost
A smiling, talking fridge might seem fun. But what happens when it has said all it has to say?
Do you have info to share with HuffPost reporters?
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What Happens When One Of The World's Biggest Cities Doesn't Recycle
In Shanghai, an army of secret recyclers has been credited with keeping mountains of trash out of the city's landfills.
HOME & LIVING
14 Stylish Compost Bins That'll Look Right At Home In Your Kitchen
China No Longer Wants Your Trash. Here's Why That's Potentially Disastrous.
The country has been the “world’s wastebasket” for decades. But starting Jan. 1, China has said "no more."
Cathal McNaughton / Reuters
Delhi's Pollution Is Putting The Poorest At Risk
“Sometimes the whole place smells of petrol. What choice do we have?”
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Johannesburg Can't Compromise On Air Pollution
By Herman Mashaba, Mayor of Johannesburg, Special To HuffPost
In South Africa, air pollution is more severe in urban areas, and the city of Johannesburg is no exception. The majority
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McDonald's Says Its Packaging Will Be 100 Percent Green By 2025
All of its restaurants will also feature recycling bins.
Trump Vows To Kill 50 Years Of Federal Health And Safety Protections
Senior Writer, Union of Concerned Scientists
Going back to "the 1960 level" isn't a good thing.
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How To Have An Eco-Friendly Christmas
Here are some tips for going green this holiday season.
Athar Hussain / Reuters
The World Generated 4,500 Eiffel Towers' Worth Of Electronic Waste Last Year
And we don't know where most of it went.
Heartbreaking Video Of A Cow Eating Plastic Trash Sums Up Everything Wrong With Our Oceans
"It’s not just the animals out in the oceans that are affected by this stuff."
Miko Aliño, GAIA Asia Pacific
Our Beaches Are Branded With Plastic Pollution
Senior Communications Officer, Break Free From Plastic
The Freedom Island cleanup revealed that much of the garbage gathered were plastic packaging from six of the top 10 multinational
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Phoenix, AZ: A Blue City In A Red State Is Going Green
John J. Berger
John J. Berger is an energy and environmental policy specialis...
Phoenix aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 40 percent by 2025 and be carbon-neutral by 2050.
Andrew Biraj / Reuters
The Ultimate Fashion Fail: One Garbage Truck Of Textiles Is Thrown Away Every Second
Is a world beyond "fast fashion" possible?
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