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PM Picks Plastic From Waste Along With Garbage Workers In UP

Prime Minister Narendra Modi sat with women who pick plastic from garbage and helped them out on Wednesday, in an event in Mathura in Uttar Pradesh. Images of the PM sitting on the ground with the......

PM Picks Plastic From Waste Along With Garbage Workers In UP

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Chemicals, plastic makers to focus on curbing SE Asia plastic waste A global alliance of plastic makers and consumer goods companies said on Tuesday it would prioritize much of its $1 billion funds to curb plastic waste in Southeast Asia....
05:01, 08/27/2019

Mount Everest Full Of Garbage. 24,000 Pounds Of Waste Just Removed The world's most famous peak is showing its wear and tear. Since it was first successfully topped in 1953, Mount Everest has become a sought-after destination for international daredevil climbers.......
12:16, 06/06/2019

Nepal picks up four bodies, 11 tonnes of garbage in Everest clean-up Nepali climbers have retrieved four bodies and collected some 11 tonnes of decades-old garbage from Mount Everest and its approach below the base camp as part of a drive to clean up the world's highest mountain, the government said on Wednesday....
09:32, 06/05/2019

Great Pacific garbage patch: giant plastic trap put to sea again Floating boom is designed to trap 1.8 trillion items of plastic without harming marine life – but broke apart last timeA floating device designed to catch plastic waste has been redeployed in a second attempt to clean up a huge island of garbage swir...
20:00, 06/22/2019

Paddling in plastic: meet the man swimming the Pacific garbage patch Ben Lecomte is making a trans-Pacific journey to better understand how plastics pollution is affecting our oceansBen Lecomte is spending his summer swimming in trash – literally. So far, he’s found toothbrushes, laundry baskets, sandbox shovels and b...
00:48, 07/31/2019

'Garbage Cafe' In Chhattisgarh To Offer Free Food In Exchange For Plastic The Ambikapur Municipal Corporation in Chhattisgarh is set to open a first-of-its-kind 'Garbage Cafe' where poor people and rag pickers will get free food in exchange for one kilogram of plastic,......
09:32, 07/24/2019

Whose fault is plastic waste in the ocean? Rich countries with good recycling infrastructure hold Southeast Asia responsible for plastic waste polluting the sea. A fact-check shows that's not fair....
09:48, 07/31/2019

Malaysia to Send Plastic Waste Back to Where It Came From Malaysia plans to send non-recyclable plastic back to the countries that sent it to there, said its environment minister on Tuesday. “Developed countries must be responsible in what they send out,” Yeo Bee Yin, Malaysia’s minister o...
04:00, 05/22/2019

180 countries — except US — agree to plastic waste agreement After 12 days of negotiations under the auspices of the United Nations, countries have agreed to treat plastic as hazardous waste. Germany is considering a ban that would go even further....
16:48, 05/10/2019

Zero-waste: The women in Asia who gave up plastic China, Indonesia and Vietnam are among the worst polluters for plastic waste being dumped in the ocean. Meet the women in those countries trying to change that....
19:00, 06/04/2019

Europe's plastic waste sent home in toxic row Europe’s sustainability practices are world-leading, but some believe that what has passed as recycling should actually be called liabilityshifting. DW spoke with an American who plans to change all that....
08:32, 06/13/2019

G20 agrees to tackle ocean plastic waste Group of 20 environment ministers agreed on Sunday to adopt a new implementation framework for actions to tackle the issue of marine plastic waste on a global scale, the Japanese government said after hosting the two-day ministerial meeting....
05:16, 06/16/2019

U.S. could be outlier if U.N. clinches plastic waste pact Countries are nearing agreement to tighten controls on trade in plastic waste, which would make it harder for leading exporter the United States to ship unsorted plastic to emerging Asian economies for disposal, campaigners said on Tuesday....
10:32, 05/07/2019

Landmark UN Plastic Waste Pact Gets Approved But Not By US A man guides a raft through a polluted canal littered with plastic bags and other garbage in Mumbai, India, Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016. India is scheduled to deposit the ratification instruments of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change with the U.N. on Oct...
04:16, 05/11/2019

How melting plastic waste could heat homes Breakthrough means less pollution and lower greenhouse gas emissionsIt is a problem bedevilling households across the UK: what can we do with the mountains of food-spattered plastic waste left in our bins?Now a group of scientists say they have the a...
11:32, 07/20/2019

UN: Plastic waste pact approved with US among few holdouts GENEVA (AP) — United Nations officials say nearly all of the world’s countries have agreed on a deal to better manage plastic waste, with the United States a notable exception. A “legally binding framework” that affects thousands of...
11:48, 05/10/2019

Turns out there's more plastic pollution in the deep ocean than the Great Pacific Garbage Patch The problem of plastic in the ocean is worse than feared. There’s actually more microplastic 1,000 feet down than there is in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.        ...
01:32, 06/07/2019

Canada has no plans take back plastic waste in Malaysia Ottawa has no plans to pick up plastic waste that originated in Canada and is currently parked in Malaysia, a spokesman for Canada's environment ministry said on Thursday....
01:00, 06/14/2019

U.N. clinches deal to stop plastic waste ending up in the sea Around 180 countries reached a deal on Friday that aims to sharply reduce the amount of plastic that gets washed into the world's oceans, the United Nations said....
18:16, 05/10/2019

Reduce Plastic Waste by Bringing a Garment Bag to the Dry Cleaner Every spring, I dry-clean a dozen of my winter coats. By the time I’ve stocked them back in my closet, I have enough barely used plastic material to wrap up my entire apartment....
13:32, 05/01/2019

Australia’s ‘last unspoiled paradise’ is being engulfed by plastic waste A whopping 414 million pieces of plastic -- including nearly a million shoes and more than 370,000 toothbrushes -- have washed up on the beaches of the tiny, remote Cocos Islands in the Indian Ocean....
15:16, 05/17/2019

U.N. 'very confident' of deal to stop plastic waste ending up in the sea Nearly 200 countries taking part in marathon talks aimed at reducing the amount of plastic that gets washed into the world's oceans are likely to reach a deal on Friday, officials involved in the negotiations said....
11:00, 05/10/2019

Fixing planet plastic: How we'll really solve our waste problem From bag bans to bacterial mulchers, many solutions are touted for the plastic waste crisis. Find out which work – and which don't – in our definitive guide...
12:32, 04/28/2019

Senegal to crack down on huge plastic waste by enforcing law Tired of seeing Senegal's seascapes spoiled by ever-growing mounds of cheap plastic bags, authorities plan to crack down on polluters by imposing fines and further restricting plastic use....
08:16, 07/29/2019

Scientists finding new ways to fight plastic waste National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) scientist Gregg Beckham is an avid scuba diver. So he's seen the problem of plastics in the world's oceans firsthand. ...
21:00, 08/14/2019

Why the Guardian is taking on America's plastic waste crisis United States of Plastic, a new series that will run for the rest of 2019, will reveal the global consequences of dependence on a miracle materialThis week we’re exploring plastic pollution as part of our six-month Toxic America series. Please suppor...
23:00, 06/16/2019

U.N. 'very confident' of deal to regulate trade in plastic waste U.N. talks on tightening controls on trade in plastic waste are very likely to reach a deal later on Friday after 11 days of often late-night talks, a spokesman for the UNEP Secretariat of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions told reporters...
06:16, 05/10/2019

Coles relaunches Little Shop promotion despite criticism over plastic waste Mini replicas were previously discovered by environmental groups on beaches and in waterwaysColes is relaunching its Little Shop promotion with 30 new mini replicas, despite ongoing criticism from environmental groups about plastic waste.The promotio...
04:16, 07/12/2019

Dugong rescued in Thailand dies after ingesting plastic waste An eight-month-old dugong nurtured by marine experts after it was found near a beach in Thailand has died after ingesting plastic waste, experts say....
16:16, 08/17/2019

Canada in talks with Malaysia about taking back plastic waste The government of Canada said on Monday it is in discussions with Malaysia about retrieving plastic waste that originated from Canada and is currently in Malaysia....
09:16, 06/17/2019

Device to trap plastic waste in Pacific Ocean relaunches SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A floating device designed to catch plastic waste has been redeployed in second attempt to clean up a huge island of trash swirling in the Pacific Ocean between California and Hawaii. Boyan Slat, creator of The Ocean Cleanup proj...
16:48, 06/22/2019

Malaysia will send plastic waste back to rich countries PORT KLANG, Malaysia — Malaysia will send back some 3,300 tons of non-recyclable plastic waste to countries such as the US, UK, Canada and Australia in a move to avoid becoming a dumping ground for rich nations, Environment Minister Yeo Bee Yin said ...
08:32, 05/28/2019

No plastic please, Mum: my quest to make waste-free packed lunches The average lunchbox contains lots of needless wrapping. So how easy is to create eco-friendly alternatives – and will children eat them?A couple of months ago my son’s dislike of school dinners reached the tipping point, and outweighed his parents’ ...
16:32, 06/06/2019

Internet-famous baby dugong dies due to plastic waste An orphaned baby dugong that attained celebrity status in Thailand has died with plastic waste lining its stomach, prompting a surge of mourning on the internet....
14:16, 08/17/2019

Malaysia to send back plastic waste to foreign nations PORT KLANG, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia says it will send back some 3,000 metric tonnes (330 tons) of non-recyclable plastic waste to countries including the U.S., U.K., Canada and Australia in a move to avoid becoming a dumping ground for rich nations....
23:16, 05/27/2019

'Not a dustbin': Cambodia to send plastic waste back to the US and Canada Country vows to return 1,600 tonnes of waste as south-east Asian countries revolt against an onslaught of rubbish shipmentsCambodia has announced it will send 1,600 tonnes of plastic waste found in shipping containers back to the US and Canada, as so...
12:32, 07/17/2019

Malaysia to send up to 100 tonnes of plastic waste back to Australia Environment minister says recycling sent from Australia included plastic bottles that were ‘full of maggots’The Malaysian government will send back up to 100 tonnes of Australian plastic waste because it was too contaminated to recycle, but will not ...
02:32, 05/29/2019

G20 environment ministers agree to tackle marine plastic waste Reduction of marine plastic trash was one of the major issues at the G20 summit of environment ministers in Japan. Delegates also discussed the future of energy security following the tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman....
09:16, 06/16/2019

Japan, a Big Plastic User, Fights Waste Ahead of the G-20 Summit TOKYO (AP) — Japan has a plastic problem.In a country where cleanliness and neat packaging have long been considered good service, almost everything, from single bananas to individual pieces of vegetables, pastries, pens and cosmetics is sold p...
02:48, 06/26/2019

Here Is India's Solution To Battle Plastic Waste; Use It To Make Roads India consumes about 16.5 million tonnes of plastic annually! That is 1.6 million trucks of plastic! But there is a solution for recycling plastic waste effectively....
00:16, 09/03/2019

CORRECTED-Senegal to crack down on huge plastic waste by enforcing law Tired of seeing Senegal's seascapes spoiled by ever-growing mounds of cheap plastic bags, authorities plan to crack down on polluters by imposing fines and further restricting plastic use....
12:48, 07/30/2019

PM Modi Calls For Mass Movement Against Plastic Waste From October 2 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday urged people to observe the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi this year as a day to make India plastic-free and exhorted municipalities, NGOs and the......
08:32, 08/25/2019

Malaysia to ship back tonnes of plastic waste to Canada and other nations Malaysia will send back some 3,000 metric tons of non-recyclable plastic waste to countries such as the U.S., U.K., Canada and Australia in a move to avoid becoming a dumping ground for rich nations....
09:00, 05/28/2019

Over 180 countries -- not including the US -- agree to restrict global plastic waste trade The governments of 187 countries have agreed to control the movement of plastic waste between national borders, in an effort to curb the world's plastic crisis -- but the United States was not among them....
20:16, 05/11/2019

G20 to tackle ocean plastic waste as petrochemical producers expand in Asia Japan wants to make reducing the glut of plastic waste in the oceans a priority at the Group of 20 summit it is hosting this month as governments around the world crack down on such pollution....
06:16, 06/13/2019

Tonnes of plastic waste dumped in Malaysia will be returned to country of origin Malaysia will return 450 tonnes of contaminated plastic waste to the countries that shipped it, in a refusal to become a dumping ground for the world's trash....
03:00, 05/28/2019

Nestle Waters teams up with Ocean Legacy for plastic waste cleanup Nestle's bottled water division Nestle Waters, owner of Perrier and Vittel, said it would team up with Canada's Ocean Legacy Foundation to help to clean up plastic pollution....
10:16, 07/08/2019

Nearly all countries agree to stem flow of plastic waste into poor nations US reportedly opposed deal, which follows concerns that villages in Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia had ‘turned into dumpsites’Almost all the world’s countries have agreed on a deal aimed at restricting shipments of hard-to-recycle plastic waste to ...
16:16, 05/10/2019

Japan's plastic problem: Tokyo spearheads push at G20 to tackle waste World’s second biggest producer of plastic waste per capita vows to put its plastic mountain on map at summitOne of the joys of traveling on Japan’s bullet trains is tucking into an ekiben “station bento”. But it is also a reminder of the country’s a...
00:48, 06/27/2019

Malaysia to send 3,000 tonnes of plastic waste back to countries of origin Malaysia will send as much as 3,000 tonnes of plastic waste back to the countries it came from, the environment minister said on Tuesday, the latest Asian country to reject rich countries' rubbish....
02:48, 05/28/2019

This giant hotel chain is getting rid of single-use toiletries to reduce plastic waste In a move to cut back on plastic waste, InterContinental Hotels Group is doing away with miniature toiletries at its hotels worldwide. That amounts to about 200 million little plastic bottles a year....
12:16, 07/30/2019

Indonesia's plastic recycling exports hit by tougher rules on imported waste Indonesia's exports of recycled plastic have plunged by 70% in the past few months due to a shortage of materials needed for production since Jakarta tightened rules on imported waste, an industry body said on Friday....
15:32, 08/23/2019

Indonesia plans new rules to curb jump in imports of plastic waste Indonesia plans tighter rules to combat a surge in imports of plastic waste, such as a registry of trash exporters and tougher border checks, officials said on Friday....
14:48, 07/26/2019

Malaysia, flooded with plastic waste, to send back some scrap to source Malaysia, which has become the dumping ground for the world's plastic waste, will send back non-recyclable plastic scrap to the developed countries that sent it there, its environment minister said on Tuesday....
11:32, 05/21/2019

This Indian School Requires Students to Hand Over Plastic Waste as Tuition A school in India’s northeastern Assam state is now requiring students to pay for tuition in plastic waste they collect. Each of the 110 students at the Akshar Forum school must bring 20 plastic items to school a week in order to attend, accord...
04:00, 06/05/2019

Deepest dump? American explorer spots plastic garbage in world's deepest ocean We know Mount Everest is littered with tons of trash. Now we know garbage has also been spotted at the world's deepest ocean depth.        ...
12:16, 05/14/2019

'Cambodia is not a dustbin': Asian nation returns 1,600 tons of plastic waste to US and Canada The country's Environment Ministry said that 70 containers of plastic waste were shipped from the U.S. and 13 came from Canada.        ...
23:32, 07/18/2019

Carlos Vela Crumples Up San Jose Earthquakes, Drops Them In Waste Basket, Pees In Waste Basket, Hurls Waste Basket Into Volcano Carlos Vela is MLS’s top goal scorer this season, and is tied for second in assists, and a person doesn’t get to those positions in a professional league without being either a FIFA 19 creation or just comprehensively superior to 99 percent of the ot...
23:32, 08/21/2019

'Cambodia is not a dustbin': Cambodia returns 1,600 tons of plastic waste to US and Canada The country's Environment Ministry said that 70 containers of plastic waste were shipped from the U.S. and 13 came from Canada.        ...
09:00, 07/18/2019

Don't waste cucumber skin and seeds - turn them into a cooling summer drink | Waste Not with Tom Hunt Cucumber peel: keep it out of the bin and soak it in gin is the message for this fragrant, summer cocktailAn Edinburgh University study last year found that more than 50m tonnes of Europe’s fruit and vegetable crop is thrown away each year – equivale...
22:16, 06/21/2019

Go green: don't let the tastiest part of a leek go to waste | Waste Not The green tops of this punchy allium are even more packed with flavour than the white parts – see for yourself with this eye-opening soup recipeLeeks, like spring onions, grow with a head of tall, spiky leaves that are usually trimmed while they’re d...
01:32, 05/11/2019

2019 British Open picks: Our staff picks to win at Royal Portrush As the British Open returns to Northern Ireland for the first time since 1951, it's time to make picks for who will win the claret jug.       ...
07:48, 07/16/2019

Plastic wrapped in plastic: the wasteful reality of America's grocery stores On a shopping trip to Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods and other leading markets, plastic feels more plentiful than the food itselfWhere does your plastic go? Revealing America’s dirty secretThe seven ways you’re recycling wrongA bundle of six small brie ch...
00:00, 06/20/2019

2019 Wimbledon odds, picks, best predictions: Tennis expert reveals picks for Serena Williams vs. Simona Halep Gavin Mair, who called Naomi Osaka winning the 2018 U.S. Open at 32-1, has locked in his picks for Williams vs. Halep in the Wimbledon women's final....
22:16, 07/12/2019

2019 Wimbledon odds, picks, predictions: Tennis expert reveals picks for Serena Williams vs. Simona Halep Gavin Mair, who called Naomi Osaka winning the 2018 U.S. Open at 32-1, has locked in his picks for Williams vs. Halep in the Wimbledon women's final....
10:16, 07/12/2019

Canary Wharf goes plastic-free: 3,600 new homes set to take advantage of new community scheme which sees plastic use cut dramatically The eco-drive includes recycling coffee grounds to use as fuel, a special bin to catch debris and plans for driverless cars to be introduced alongside the new development....
01:00, 07/08/2019

Plastic surgeon warns against 'medical tourism' after third plastic surgery-related death in Dominican Republic A plastic surgeon warned Thursday against traveling abroad for cosmetic surgeries following the death of a New York woman who had sought a procedure in the Dominican Republic, marking the third such fatality in the Caribbean country in recent weeks....
11:48, 07/11/2019

Japan wraps everything in plastic. Now it wants to fight against plastic pollution. Japan wants collective action to tackle the ocean plastic crisis at next week’s G-20 summit, although the country still has an obsession with plastic packaging.  ...
13:16, 06/18/2019

Plastic, plastic everywhere but not for African recyclers A sea of crumpled bottles spills across the courtyard of Lucy Luo Minghui's new $44 million plastic recycling factory in Nairobi, where plastic waste litters roadsides and clogs rivers. Yet, she can't get enough to sustain her business....
14:16, 08/09/2019

United Auto Workers union calls national strike against GM, 46,000 workers to stay out The UAW contract with GM expired at midnight Saturday and the union on Sunday called for a strike of all 46,000 GM workers in the US.       ...
23:16, 09/15/2019

Poland won't take UK garbage any more Racing to meet an EU recycling target, the waste market in Poland is booming. But Warsaw is increasingly fed up with illegally imported foreign waste, much of it from the UK....
04:32, 07/25/2019

Apple Jacks are garbage Not since The Takeout declared as a unified staff that loaded fries suck have we have felt compelled to alert our beloved readers to another culinary scourge upon our taste buds: Apple Jacks....
14:16, 06/17/2019

The garbage epidemic in Beirut In 2015 the garbage epidemic in Beirut made headline news. While the city was drowning in trash one man came up with an idea to creatively transform glass waste into stylish and elegant glassware and save an ancient industry at the same time....
02:32, 07/03/2019

Eating from the garbage dump in the Philippines In the Philippines, food waste is on the rise. At the same time, many are forced to sift through the garbage dump to find something to eat. Some are trying to tackle the growing problem....
06:48, 06/25/2019

PBR Has Declared War on Decency With This Garbage Beverage The perennial problem facing the modern blogger: Should I make fun of this company’s bullshit marketing stunt that I hate? Or am I just doing their work for them by spreading the word? There’s no easy solution to this question, no hard-and-fast rule....
15:00, 07/25/2019

The best animal-proof outdoor garbage cans you can buy Specially designed animal-proof garbage cans can prevent animals from getting into your trash, saving you time-consuming cleanup. Our top pick, the Toter 64-Gallon Bear-Tight Wheeled Trash Can, features a steel-reinforced lid that's strong enough to...
13:00, 08/29/2019

Trump's Immigration Proposal, Much Like His Administration, Is Garbage On Thursday, President Trump is set to unveil a new immigration plan created by his listless son-in-law Jared Kushner—who once auctioned his position in the White House to international investors for green cards—that will lean more toward what migran...
14:48, 05/16/2019

Ocasio-Cortez: Garbage disposals were never really a thing in NYC Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez addressed the attention surrounding her first garbage disposal experience on Tuesday by claiming that the kitchen appliances “never really became a thing” in the city. Ocasio-Cortez, 29, posted an Instagram story ...
19:48, 05/07/2019

Another massive ocean garbage patch found Within the Atlantic Ocean is the world's only sea without shores, its borders defined by the currents of the North Atlantic gyre. The Sargasso Sea takes its name from sargassum, a free-floating golden brown seaweed that is a haven for hatchling sea t...
09:32, 08/20/2019

Snapchat's Viral Garbage Machine Strikes Again Snapchat filters—love’em or hate’em, about once a year one goes viral, floods your timeline, and you think to yourself, “Oh yeah, Snapchat still exists.”Read more......
13:00, 05/17/2019

Philippines normalizing Canada relations after garbage dispute There is no word yet on a return to Canada of the Philippine ambassador or consuls general, who were withdrawn until Canada took back a big load of garbage that had been festering in Philippine ports....
19:16, 06/06/2019

Garbage worker strangles man for allegedly taking advantage of son A city garbage man strangled a 37-year-old for allegedly taking advantage of his teen son, cops said Tuesday. Patrick Molfetto, 46, was arrested Tuesday and charged with criminal obstruction of breathing, assault and harassment, according to the NYPD...
15:16, 09/17/2019

Germany: Police find newborn baby in garbage The child was close to death after being discovered wrapped in towels in a trash sack. Police said the mother had disposed of the newborn shortly after she gave birth to it on Friday....
16:32, 06/17/2019

Garbage truck falls into massive sinkhole in Italy A garbage truck plunged into a massive sinkhole in the Italian city of Naples on Monday, sparking the evacuations of several homes nearby. The truck was traveling down the Casoria area of the southern Italian city when the ground beneath it opened up...
09:32, 07/02/2019

Four Bodies, 11 Tonnes Of Garbage Picked Up In Everest Clean-Up Nepali climbers have retrieved four bodies and collected some 11 tonnes of decades-old garbage from Mount Everest and its approach below the base camp as part of a drive to clean up the world's......
13:16, 06/05/2019

The Philippines Says It Will Dump Garbage in Canada’s Waters If They Don’t Take It Back The President of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, says his government has hired a private shipping company to send containers full of Canadian trash back to Canada, vowing to dump the rubbish in Canadian waters if the country does not accept them, a...
10:00, 05/23/2019

Canada needs to ban garbage exports, advocates say following Philippines dispute The spotlight on the global shipping of garbage grew bright in recent weeks as the diplomatic fight over garbage between Canada and the Philippines gained international attention....
17:48, 05/31/2019

Foul-smelling garbage trucks are ruining this NYC block This stinks! East Village residents are having to endure the stench from a convoy of city garbage trucks that are parked on their residential block — even though Mayor Bill de Blasio promised to end the malodorous practice months ago. “It’s like a wa...
02:48, 08/05/2019

A Friendly Reminder That a Lot of Instagram Health Advice Is Garbage There’s bullshit health advice everywhere, but you’d hope that when you follow someone on Insta who looks legit—lots of followers, blue checkmark, solid-looking advice on a blog—you’d get the good stuff. Unfortunately, there’s still a lot of crap out...
07:16, 05/06/2019

YouTube has become such a garbage fire it is time to dump it for good To make the internet a better place we could start by switching off the world’s biggest video sharing site amid claims its algorithms magnify fringe views, says Annalee Newitz...
12:00, 08/21/2019

Malaysia Is Shipping 3,300 Tons of Garbage Back to the Countries It Came From We, humans, do love our plastic. From our morning yogurt to our evening takeout, all this plastic feels impossible to avoid. The thing is, well, this plastic needs to go somewhere. Malaysia, a major plastics importer, is one of those somewheres. But ...
14:00, 05/28/2019

Ocasio-Cortez blown away by first experience with a garbage disposal New York Rep. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is learning a lot of new things in Washington — including about what a garbage disposal is. The 29-year-old freshman congresswoman posted photos and videos on Instagram showing the apparently “t...
23:32, 05/06/2019

19 dead animals found in pet carriers, garbage bags WINFIELD TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) — Nineteen dead animals have been found behind a Pennsylvania home in what one humane officer calls the worst case of animal cruelty she’s ever seen. The bodies of one dog and 18 cats were found Wednesday in carriers...
18:32, 06/14/2019

She dumped 7 newborn puppies in the garbage. Now she'll go to jail California woman Deborah Sue Culwell was recorded tossing seven newborn puppies into a recycling bin. She pleaded guilty in court Wednesday.        ...
12:32, 08/15/2019

Malaysia PM says global garbage trade 'grossly unfair' The practice of advanced countries such as the U.S., Canada and Japan sending their non-recyclable waste to poorer countries is "grossly unfair" and should stop, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said Thursday....
05:16, 05/30/2019

Police rescue man and puppy trapped in garbage truck PROVO, Utah (AP) — A puppy is recovering after getting trapped in a moving garbage truck with her owner. Provo Police Sgt. Nisha King said Tuesday officers rescued the puppy and her 43-year-old owner earlier that morning after they got caught by the ...
15:16, 06/04/2019

Malaysia PM says global garbage trade ‘grossly unfair’ TOKYO (AP) — Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad says the practice of advanced countries such as the U.S., Canada and Japan sending their non-recyclable waste to poorer countries is “grossly unfair” and should stop. His comments in ...
03:48, 05/30/2019

Police rescue man, puppy trapped in garbage truck PROVO, Utah — A puppy and its 43-year-old owner are recovering after getting trapped in a garbage truck. Provo Police Sgt. Nisha King said Tuesday officers rescued the man and his puppy after they got caught by the truck’s compactor mechanism. ...
05:00, 06/05/2019

‘Tootsie’ writer went from garbage collector to Tony nominee Robert Horn, Tony-nominated for his snappy book to “Tootsie,” knows all too well what it’s like to scrape out a living in New York while trying to break into the theater. He never played a tomato, as did Michael Dorsey, the struggling actor at the ce...
15:32, 05/02/2019

NY’s Earth Day ‘trash blitz’ hauled in 8,600 bags of garbage ALBANY, N.Y. — State officials say last month’s Earth Day “trash blitz” conducted by transportation department employees resulted in thousands of bags of garbage being picked up along New York roads and highways. Department of Trans...
04:00, 05/10/2019

Victim of fatal garbage truck-involved crash identified TUCSON – The person who died in Monday’s garbage truck-involved crash in Oro Valley was identified Wednesday afternoon. Oro Valley Police Department said at around 11:10 a.m. Monday, a garbage truck traveling eastbound on Tangerine Road r...
02:16, 08/08/2019

Canada will accept garbage containers wrongly sent to Philippines, says Manila Canada has agreed to take back 69 containers of garbage that were wrongly sent to the Philippines and will pay for their transport, Manila said on Tuesday, potentially ending a protracted diplomatic dispute....
18:48, 05/07/2019

India's Mount Everest of garbage set to outgrow the Taj Mahal India's highest dump is on course to outstrip the Taj Mahal in terms of height over the course of the next 12 months.        ...
13:48, 06/04/2019

Nepal Everest cleanup drive yields garbage, bodies Officials in Nepal say a government expedition to Mount Everest has removed 11,000 kilograms (24,200 pounds) of garbage and four dead bodies from the world’s highest mountain...
06:48, 06/05/2019

Archer: 1999 takes a "Road Trip" straight into the garbage Science fiction is all about possibilities, about pushing the boundaries of the real and bringing the improbable to life. One of the most exciting things about the transition from Archer to Archer: 1999 this year was the way it opened up the sorts of...
23:32, 07/10/2019

Garbage truck crushes cars, injures two after overturning in Brooklyn A sanitation truck overturned in Brooklyn on Wednesday morning, injuring two people and crushing several cars in its path, according to authorities and photographs from the scene. The truck crashed around 3:45 a.m. in the area of Flushing and Nostran...
10:48, 07/10/2019

Canada to pay full cost of bringing garbage home from Philippines Canada has agreed to pay the full cost of bringing 69 garbage-laden shipping containers back across the Pacific Ocean to Vancouver - but it remains unclear just how much that will be....
13:32, 05/07/2019

"Who Needs Himalayas?": People Review Delhi's Ghazipur Garbage Dump The huge 'mountain of garbage' at the saturated Ghazipur landfill site still receives tonnes of garbage every day - but Delhi residents have found a unique way of letting their frustration be known.......
21:00, 05/01/2019

Migrants moved from Bosnian town to camp at former garbage dump Up to 700 migrants from Asia and the Middle East who had been sleeping rough in the Bosnian town of Bihac have been moved to a camp on the site of a former garbage dump near the Croatian border that has been criticized as inadequate by UN agencies....
11:00, 06/19/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ actress rants that season 8 was basically garbage Natalia Tena binge-watched all of the divisive eighth and final season of Game of Thrones, and, like many of you, there was a lot she didn’t like. It even got to the point that, while she was watching, her boyfriend eventually had to leave beca...
15:00, 08/12/2019

Philippines recalls its envoys in Canada over tons of rotting garbage The move is the latest escalation in a long-simmering conflict involving containers that were shipped to the Philippines containing household waste instead of recyclables....
00:48, 05/16/2019

How supermarkets can reduce packaging to save the planet from drowning in garbage It was inspiring to read about the launch of Waitrose’s trial in Oxford offering consumers a range of products free of packaging. Their system isn’t revolutionary – smaller supermarkets have been doing the same thing for quite some time, as have many...
21:00, 06/30/2019

Sentimental Garbage is reclaiming chick lit, one bodice-ripper at a time Eater’s Digest is a treat for foodies and folks looking for the latest culinary darlings. This episode lets listeners in on the secrets of orange wine, delivering an encyclopedic explainer. Hosts Amanda Kludt and Daniel Geneen demystify natural wine...
18:00, 08/26/2019

Tired of being trashed, Philippines ready to dump garbage in Canada Philippine's president has given Canada two options for garbage sent to the Philippines years ago: Take it back or watch it wash up on Canadian shores. The countries have been talking trash for over five years....
06:32, 05/22/2019

We're Talking Garbage Trucks, Rally, And AMG On /DRIVE Returning Sept. 8 Above, you’ll see beloved Jalopnik editor emeritus Mike Spinelli flipping a monster truck, as one does. It can only mean one thing. /DRIVE on NBC Sports is back and kicking for its sixth season!...
00:48, 09/06/2019

Philippines President Orders Garbage Shipped Back To Canada President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered tonnes of garbage dumped in the Philippines years ago to be shipped back to Canada, his spokesman said Wednesday, escalating a festering diplomatic row....
13:48, 05/22/2019

Australian school gets rid of garbage cans, tells kids to take home trash An Australian school is locking up its garbage cans and telling students to take their trash home with them in a strategic move to help the school move toward zero waste....
01:00, 08/28/2019

E-bike rider critically injured after collision with garbage truck in Brooklyn An electric bike rider was critically injured when he collided with a trash truck in Brooklyn, police said The e-bike rider was traveling on the sidewalk, north on Third Avenue near 12th Street, when the Sunday evening smash-up happened, police sourc...
12:32, 09/10/2019

Man parks car in trash-loading area, finds it completely covered in garbage This is worse than getting a parking ticket. Cellphone video posted on Instagram shows a car in Queens — which appears to be parked in a trash-loading zone– completely covered in garbage. “I know this n—a all kinds of mad,R...
23:48, 09/05/2019

Dan Bongino calls out Congress: Throw your politics 'in the garbage' and fix the border crisis Fox News contributor Dan Bongino called on Congress to throw their politics "in the garbage" and come together on ways to address the border crisis. ...
08:32, 06/24/2019

The Philippines is shipping back Canada’s heaping garbage. What’s Ottawa going to do with the trash? A cargo ship has arrived in a northern port in the Philippines, and is ready to return a massive pile of rotting garbage to Canada — 1,500 tonnes to be exact....
17:16, 05/30/2019

Filipino ambassador and consuls in Canada recalled until garbage is shipped back Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. tweeted Thursday that the Philippines "shall maintain a diminished diplomatic presence in Canada until its garbage is ship bound there."...
07:32, 05/16/2019

Report slams police for using "garbage" data with facial recognition tools From artist sketches to pictures of celebrity look-alikes, US police have submitted questionable images to facial recognition systems to track down suspects, a Georgetown Law report notes....
02:48, 05/17/2019

Ship carrying 69 containers of garbage arrives in Canada after journey from Philippines The Anna Maersk, carrying 69 containers of Canadian garbage and e-waste, docked at Deltaport near the Tsawwassen ferry terminal just after 7 a.m. on Saturday....
09:32, 06/29/2019

WFAN’s Joe Benigno rips Jets over Mike Maccagnan firing: ‘All garbage’ Oh, the pain. Joe Benigno, WFAN’s nutty die-hard Jets fan, handled the team’s stunning news about as well as could be imagined. He let rip one of his trademark rants, hammering the franchise he loves like only the one-time-caller-turned-talk sh...
19:16, 05/15/2019

The People Behind Teamfight Tactics Talk Player Expectations And 'Garbage' Characters Teamfight Tactics has been out for just over a month, and already Riot games’ entry into the auto-battler genre has become one of the top 10 most popular games on Twitch, with a wide-ranging player base and a vibrant community of creators on its hand...
12:00, 08/22/2019

Doctors in Rome Are Warning of Health Hazards from the City’s Overflowing Garbage ROME (AP) — Doctors in Rome are warning of possible health hazards caused by overflowing trash bins in the city’s streets, as the Italian capital struggles with a renewed garbage emergency aggravated by the summer heat.Trash disposal is a...
02:00, 06/26/2019

Pennsylvania man rescued from garbage truck after falling asleep in dumpster, officials say A man in Pennsylvania was living a nightmare early Monday after he fell asleep in a dumpster and woke up screaming inside a garbage truck, officials said....
11:32, 09/10/2019

Countries see Japan’s trash-to-energy plants as solution to garbage woes Countries in Southeast Asia struggling with garbage, some of it imported from developed countries, are turning their attention to Japan's trash-to-energy technology....
12:48, 06/25/2019

Philippines sets deadline for Canada to ship out garbage in filthy standoff Canada has agreed to pay to re-export the waste it shipped to the Philippines back home, but "bureaucratic red tape" is slowing down the process, according to Filipino officials....
02:16, 05/08/2019

Melbourne school's bin ban forces students to reuse containers or take garbage home Melbourne Girls’ College principal says she wants parents to buy items with less packagingA Melbourne selective girls’ school is removing its rubbish bins and will force students to pack reusable lunch containers or take their rubbish home from next ...
15:00, 08/27/2019

Unicorns gobble garbage in the first trailer for Pixar's new suburban fantasy, Onward Although Toy Story 4 is getting all the press right now, Pixar still pushes steadily forward with its occasional bursts of original IP. Sometimes that works out (hey, Inside Out, Coco, and the first 10 minutes of Up), and sometimes it definitively do...
21:48, 05/30/2019

Garbage clogs once crystal-clear Bosnia rivers amid neglect Plastic bottles, rusty barrels and even old washing machines are among tons of garbage clogging rivers in Bosnia that were once famous for their emerald color and crystal clear waters adored by rafters and adventurers as well as fishermen....
00:00, 05/01/2019

SI garbage kingpin who allegedly helped cover up murder still has city license A Staten Island garbage-hauling kingpin was charged with using dumpsters and a waste-transfer station to help hide a murder — yet he still has his city carting license five months after the alleged crime, The Post has learned. William Formica, who ow...
17:16, 05/29/2019

Bears spotted in Canmore neighbourhood prompt garbage disposal reminder Bear educational expert, De Ruyter, says bear have been seen around town already this spring because they're just coming out of hibernation, looking for an easy meal....
05:16, 05/01/2019

Bosnia’s once-famous rivers now highlight country’s catastrophic garbage problem Neglected during the wars in the 1990s, Bosnia’s waste-management problem has grown over the years, reaching alarming proportions in a region where joblessness and poverty are widespread and where corruption routinely stalls implementation of reform ...
13:32, 05/02/2019

China is refusing to take 'foreign garbage' from the US, so these 6 cities are burning or throwing away your recycling shutterstock A number of US cities have resorted to burning or trashing recyclable items as a way to save money. Prior to 2018, much of the country's recyclable waste was shipped to China, where it was sorted and converted into new uses. After China...
12:16, 05/28/2019

Couple use Twitter to rescue newborn girl abandoned on Indian garbage dump Vinod Kapri, an Indian journalist and filmmaker based in Delhi, checks Twitter first thing every morning -- like virtually every journalist on the planet....
11:00, 06/17/2019

Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge FOMO Has Turned Me Into a Garbage Monster, and I Hate It Ever since it was announced, I managed to care very little for Disney’s reveal that Star Wars would be coming to its American theme parks in the form of a whole new land. “Sounds neat, but it’s on the other side of the planet, I’ll never go so why th...
16:00, 07/02/2019

Video shows garbage truck that overturned in Brooklyn collided with street sweeper The private sanitation truck that crushed several cars in Brooklyn on Wednesday — leaving two people injured — had collided with a New York City Sanitation Department street sweeper moments before overturning. Video posted on Twitter show...
01:32, 07/11/2019

Remains found in garbage bag identified as missing Texas girl Maleah Davis The remains discovered scattered along a highway in Arkansas last week have been positively identified as missing 4-year-old Maleah Davis, Houston police confirmed Monday. Police Chief Art Acevedo said the department was “saddened” by the...
13:16, 06/03/2019

'Piled with garbage': Abortion doctor with thousands of fetuses in cardboard boxes was a hoarder The abortion doctor who stashed more than 2,245 fetal remains in his garage also hoarded personal property throughout his home in Crete, Illinois, leading to a weeklong investigation by police who remain bewildered about his motives....
16:48, 09/19/2019

700 migrants stranded in Libya detention center filled with garbage, disease, sewage At least 22 migrants have died there since September — a figure confirmed by United Nations and Doctors Without Borders aid workers — and that at least 100 migrants were sick with disease, mainly tuberculosis....
18:48, 06/30/2019

Cargo ship arrives in Philippines, will transport 69 containers of garbage back to Canada A cargo ship arrived in a northern Philippine port on Thursday to transport 69 containers of garbage back to Canada that officials say were shipped illegally to the Philippines....
17:16, 05/30/2019

Bosnia's rivers clogged by trash, garbage with no environmental solution in sight Neglected during the wars in the 1990s, Bosnia's waste-management problem has grown over the years, reaching alarming proportions.        ...
04:48, 05/02/2019

Even the garbage cans in Disney's 'Star Wars'-themed land have a hidden meaning Kim Renfro/INSIDER Disneyland's newest land Galaxy's Edge is full of references to the original "Star Wars" movie trilogy. All of the trash and recycling cans inside Galaxy's Edge say "trash to sector 3263827" in a written fictional language called...
18:16, 06/07/2019

America is drowning in garbage. Meet the robots being put on duty to help solve the recycling crisis The U.S. is facing a recycling crisis that is burying cities and towns in tens of millions of tons of garbage a day. Companies and municipalities are turning to AI-assisted robots to help sort garbage in recycling plants and boost quality control....
10:16, 07/27/2019

Javy Báez Spices Up Garbage-Time Plate Appearance, Bats Lefty The ninth inning of Thursday night’s Cubs-Reds game was a real circus, and I mean that in a good way. The Reds were down 12–5, they’d used four pitchers, and they were not coming back, so to finish the eighth and work the ninth they turned pitching d...
22:48, 08/08/2019

Talladega raceway pokes fun at 'post-apocalyptic wasteland' of garbage left behind by NASCAR fans Talladega Superspeedway tweets a thread of photos inviting followers to tour the “post-apocalyptic wasteland” of garbage, NASCAR memorabilia, and other burnt debris left behind by fans after Sunday’s Geico 500 race in Alabama....
07:00, 04/30/2019

Garbage collectors in Turkey opened a library full of discarded books headed for a landfill DEM ALTAN/AFP/Getty Images Garbage collectors in Turkey have opened a library from all the discarded books that were Since word of the library has spread, people have started donating their unwanted books to the cause. The library was initially in...
23:32, 05/15/2019

'The View' co-host derides Bernie Sanders' debate showing: 'Looked like he crawled out of a garbage can' "View" co-host Abby Huntsman ripped into the way that Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., presented himself during the third Democratic primary debate on Thursday....
18:01, 09/13/2019

Talladega raceway pokes fun 'post-apocalyptic wasteland' of garbage left behind by NASCAR fans Talladega Superspeedway tweets a thread of photos inviting followers to tour the “post-apocalyptic wasteland” of garbage, NASCAR memorabilia, and other burnt debris left behind by fans after Sunday’s Geico 500 race in Alabama....
00:48, 04/30/2019

A Utah woman died after blood drained into garbage can after surgery. Her family is suing the hospital Donnamay Brockbank died at a hospital in Utah after heart surgery after her blood drained into a garbage can.        ...
12:00, 07/22/2019

Vaudreuil-Dorion to start twice-a-month garbage pickup, Pierrefonds-Roxboro mulls reduced collection Starting Oct. 1, garbage collection in Vaudreuil-Dorion west of the Island of Montreal will be reduced for single-family homes and buildings with four units or less....
10:48, 09/18/2019

'Piece of garbage': Donald Trump Jr. slams Tom Arnold over lament he and brother Eric haven't been robbed Donald Trump Jr. had some strong words for actor Tom Arnold Friday after he lamented that the president's eldest son and his brother Eric weren't robbed....
14:16, 08/02/2019

The World Has an E-Waste Problem As a tech-hungry nation flush with cash gets ready to upgrade to the next generation of lightning-fast 5G devices, there is a surprising environmental cost to be reckoned with: a fresh mountain of obsolete gadgets. About 6 million lb. of discarded el...
06:00, 05/23/2019

What should we do with radioactive nuclear waste? The race is on to develop strategies for storing the most dangerous materials on EarthThis article was originally published by EnsiaThere’s a small red hammer and sickle flag of the old Soviet Union on my dresser at home. I found it years ago on the ...
03:16, 08/01/2019

How to Reduce Waste While Flying Airlines produce a lot of garbage. Think about the plastic wraps covering your meal, your pair of headphones and blanket, as well as the straws, napkins, and sugar packets that litter the aisles. United Continental Holdings Inc., which owns United Ai...
14:48, 06/05/2019

This Was a Colossal Waste of Time It was clear, heading into today’s pair of congressional hearings starring former Special Counsel Robert Mueller, that he wouldn’t provide the death blow to Trump’s presidency. It was not as clear how greatly his testimony would actually damage the m...
13:16, 07/24/2019

No time to waste in the Baltic Sea The EU says it wants to push ahead with a circular economy in the Baltic Sea region. But without concrete incentives and funding, the project may lack muscles, an EU conference in Gdansk heard....
08:32, 06/13/2019

What really happens to the waste in your recycling bin? – podcast Recycling is often cited as one of the easiest ways to make a difference to the environment. But does old plastic really get reprocessed into new? Guardian reporters around the world have been investigating what really happens to our waste. Also toda...
07:32, 07/08/2019

Mississippi autopsy confirms child's body in garbage bags, 'family friend' indicted on capital murder charges A preliminary autopsy revealed that the child whose body was found wrapped in garbage bags in a Mississippi basement last week died from of "multiple blunt trauma due to beating," officials announced Tuesday....
11:48, 09/18/2019

Stem sell: how to get more out of your herbs | Waste Not Using finely chopped stems as well as the leaves means your herbs will go three times further, as well as adding texture and panache to your cooking, such as in this ceviche recipeCall me lazy, but throughout my career, I’ve always despised picking s...
22:48, 05/31/2019

How to Reduce Your Amazon Packaging Waste In 2013, analysts at one firm estimated that Amazon shipped 608 million packages in the U.S. alone, meaning the retailer sent over 1.5 million packages each day. This is a convenient and expedient way to do your shopping, sure, but it’s also a drain ...
13:48, 08/08/2019

Medicare's finances are full of waste A new report just uncovered millions of dollars in Medicare waste. The report, from the Office of the Inspector General at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, found that the agency paid for some of the same drugs twice, wasting $160 milli...
21:01, 09/12/2019

Indonesia Returns Five Containers Of Waste To US Indonesia has returned five containers of rubbish to the United States and will not become a "dumping ground", officials said Saturday, the latest Southeast Asian country to return imported waste....
20:00, 06/15/2019

Meet the food waste warriors The UK throws away 10.2 million tonnes of food a year — one of the highest waste rates in Europe. But, from cocktails using coffee grinds to foraging for your supper, these eco experts are on a mission to stop the rot...
07:32, 07/11/2019

Don't bin those pea pods. Cook them instead |Waste Not with Tom Hunt Young and tender pea pods are delicious devoured whole, while older, more fibrous ones can be turned into a delicious sauce, or charred and dipped in tamari and oilFrozen peas are great, but I find peas in their pods transcendent. When I was 10, we m...
23:16, 07/12/2019

Human waste spilled on Ina Rd, I-10 overpass TUCSON – Several agencies are responding to human waste on the roadway Monday afternoon. Marana Police Department officers were dispatched to the Ina Road and Interstate 10 overpass for reports of “tar” on the roadway. “It turned out to be human wast...
00:16, 08/06/2019

Surprising uses for radish leaves | Waste Not There are many tasty uses for these greens - in soups, sauces, dals or instead of spinach in a bakeRadish leaves are one of my favourite leafy greens. They have a refreshing, summery flavour that’s perfect for blending into soups or eating raw in sal...
00:00, 08/17/2019

Sri Lankans Ask the U.K. to Take Back Rotten Waste Sri Lanka is demanding the U.K. take back more than a hundred containers of waste, joining the growing list of Asian countries pushing back against developed nations that export trash as recycling. The 111 containers consisting of plastics, syringes ...
05:48, 07/25/2019

After China's import ban, where to with the world's waste? When China announced it would no longer recycle the world's old plastic bottles, cardboard boxes and tattered newspapers, it triggered a global trash crisis. The search for new refuse dumps is ongoing....
11:48, 05/01/2019

Jessica Jones’ Big Bad is a big waste of time Back in my review of Jessica Jones’ first season finale—the wrap-up to my first ever Marvel Netflix binge-review experience—I wrote about how conflicted I felt about Kilgrave’s death. On the one hand, it felt like the right thematic capper for the se...
14:00, 06/16/2019

What the Mets need to ensure this wasn’t a total waste The wheels on the bus are getting flat; Getting flat, getting flat. The wheels on the bus are getting flat; And here come the Cubbies. Three straight losses to the Braves this weekend no more doom the Mets to also-ran status than three straight victo...
18:00, 08/25/2019

Sri Lanka Says Part Of Illegal Waste From UK Sent To India Sri Lankan investigation into nearly 3,000 tonnes of illegally imported hazardous waste has shown that some of it was sent on to India and Dubai, a top minister said Friday....
14:00, 07/26/2019

No waste cooking: never-ending yoghurt recipe Making your own yoghurt is easy – and much cheaper than buying ready-madeAs long as your yoghurt has live active cultures, the end of your yoghurt tub can be scraped out to use as culture for your own homemade yoghurt. It’s so easy to make and is muc...
18:00, 06/15/2019

As North Dakota oil soars, so does waste of natural gas BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Natural gas is being burned off and wasted at record levels in North Dakota because development of the pipelines and processing facilities needed to handle it has not kept pace. Natural gas production hit a record in March. But ...
11:00, 05/27/2019

US Senate panel takes up what to do with nuclear waste ALBUQUERQUE, NM — It’s been more than a decade since the US government was supposed to begin moving spent nuclear fuel that has been piling up at dozens of commercial reactors around the country to a repository in the Nevada desert. The Obama adminis...
15:32, 06/28/2019

Texas Showdown Flares Up Over Natural-Gas Waste A pipeline company is challenging Texas’ practice of allowing drillers to set unwanted natural gas on fire, in a case that could test state limits for how much of the fuel can legally go to waste....
07:00, 07/17/2019

'We Can't Waste a Drop.' India Is Running Out of Water. Water crises are unfolding all across India, a product of population growth, modernization, climate change, mismanagement and the breakdown of traditional systems of distributing resources....
19:48, 08/19/2019

‘Everything is gone’: Hurricane Dorian lays waste to the Bahamas With a now-distant Dorian pushing its way up the Southeastern U.S. coast, menacing Georgia and the Carolinas, many people living in the Bahamas were in shock as they slowly came out of shelters and checked on their homes....
20:48, 09/04/2019

Americans waste $18K on ‘non-essential’ expenses a year Between eating out, paying for cable and streaming services, receiving subscription boxes, and other superfluous spending, the average American spends $1,497 per month on non-essential items, according to new research....
23:48, 05/02/2019

Here's how to keep your razors from contributing to landfill waste How bad is your disposable razor for the environment? The question is gaining attention amid a growing global campaign against plastic waste.        ...
12:48, 08/07/2019

US produces far more waste and recycles far less of it than other developed countries US represents 4% of the world’s population but produces 12% of municipal solid waste, a stark contrast with China and IndiaThe US produces far more garbage and recycles far less of it than other developed countries, according to a new analysis by the...
22:16, 07/02/2019

Canada produces the most waste in the world. The US ranks third The construction industry is often the largest culprit, generating more than 90% of the total waste produced in a country.       ...
06:00, 07/12/2019

Strategies for nuclear weapons and waste | Letters It is essential that Europe does not become the arena for a build-up of nuclear weapons, writes Catherine West MP. It is surely time to bury the Micawber principle, says Professor Neil HyattAs we mark the 74th anniversary of the nuclear attacks on Hi...
16:48, 08/07/2019

Human waste and abandoned tents pile up on Everest Mount Everest's popularity this season has left the Nepalese government with a huge amount of rubbish to clean up, including human waste, campaigners say....
04:16, 06/24/2019

Canada waste returns home after Philippines' war threat More than 60 containers full of garbage have returned to the western shores of Canada after being stranded for years in the Philippines. The incident sparked a diplomatic dispute and the prospect of an armed conflict....
22:16, 06/29/2019

No-waste cooking: beef scrap jerky recipe Save your meat leftovers and turn them into zingy jerky with this easy recipe Don’t throw out the leftovers from your barbecue or beef wellington, when you can easily turn them into homemade jerky. Continue reading......
00:00, 06/23/2019

Freshness sensors for milk could dramatically reduce waste Researchers have developed a new technique that can pinpoint, in real-time, the moment at which milk spoils inside a carton. In their new study, published in the journal Food Control, they suggest that if their invention is integrated into the caps o...
05:32, 05/20/2019

Emissions and microplastics: How food waste hurts the environment Throwing away food that could still be eaten isn't just a waste of money, it also costs precious resources, hurts the climate, threatens biodiversity and can contaminate our soil with microplastics....
11:48, 05/01/2019

Several people detained in waste dump protest in Russia Activists say Russian police have detained several environmentalists who were protesting against the construction of a waste dump in the country’s northwest...
06:32, 06/05/2019

AutoZone agrees to $11M settlement over hazardous waste disposal A statement from the California Attorney General's Office said inspections "revealed that AutoZone allowed its customers to deposit hazardous automotive fluids and other waste items into regular trash containers in AutoZone stores' parking lots throu...
18:48, 06/19/2019

Tokyo unveils its recycled e-waste Olympics medals The organizing committee for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo have unveiled the designs for the medals. The baubles that'll hang from the necks of the winningest athletes in each game reflect their struggle for brilliance in the ye...
05:48, 07/24/2019

Waste away the hours on free-to-play 'Diablo' in your web browser If you were too young to play the original Diablo when it was new or just don't want to buy it again to indulge in some nostalgia, you're in luck. Game developer Rivsoft has made the classic action RPG available to play in a web browser usi...
13:48, 07/31/2019

Cambodia to return 1,600 tons of waste back to the US, Canada Cambodia has vowed to return all of 1,600 tons of plastic waste dumped at its seaport by the United States and Canada after the country’s environmental ministry said it should not be treated as a “dustbin” for foreign governments. ...
11:48, 07/18/2019

Rudy Giuliani: Mueller report a 'waste of two years' The president's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani didn't hold back when it came to addressing Special Counsel Robert Mueller's latest comments on the Russia investigation and Democratic presidential candidate Eric Swalwell's take on the situation....
18:32, 05/29/2019

How do you leave a warning that lasts as long as nuclear waste? Enlarge / Ominous looking skies you've got there... (credit: © Emily Graham for Mosaic) In January 1997, the crew of a fishing vessel in the Baltic Sea found something unusual in their nets: a greasy yellowish-brown lump of clay-like material. They...
08:16, 09/15/2019

No-waste cooking: used orange and almond cake recipe Orange halves aren’t just for juicing. They can be reused to make this tasty afternoon treat Save your juiced orange halves to make this tasty afternoon treat. You can also use this recipe if you have oranges starting to turn bad: cut soft or bad par...
17:32, 06/29/2019

No-waste cooking: stuffed tomatoes with leftover rice Instead of throwing out excess rice, mix it with parmesan, basil and garlic for a tasty side dish stuffed to the max Rice is one of the most versatile foods and yet somehow there always seems to be leftovers. Don’t throw it out – stuff it into tomato...
22:16, 07/06/2019

Malaysia postpones meeting with Australia on Lynas waste Malaysia's energy and environment minister has delayed a visit to Australia to discuss rare earth miner Lynas Corp's storage of radioactive waste in the Southeast Asian nation, according to a ministry spokeswoman....
00:32, 06/19/2019

Clues in brain's waste system may help explain Alzheimer's A new study shows that meningeal lymphatic vessels in the basal skull are crucial for draining cerebrospinal fluid from the brain and decline with aging....
23:48, 07/26/2019

Sri Lanka raises stink over waste consignments from Britain Sri Lanka has ordered the return of 213 containers of waste from Britain after finding, plastic and biological waste including suspected human body parts in the shipments, government officials said on Thursday....
05:32, 07/25/2019

Battle Emerges Over Nuclear Waste in America's Oil Patch A plan to build two big nuclear-waste storage facilities in the heart of the most important U.S. oil field is igniting a fight between frackers and the atomic-energy industry....
11:00, 08/14/2019

Nogales youth group aims to eliminate waste NOGALES- About 70 percent of seasonal produce enters the United States through Mexico with 6,000 tons of produce going to waste in Nogales. The group Waste Not is stepping up to address the issue of waste with the help from Startup Unidos, Southwest ...
19:48, 06/10/2019

To dye for: Wrangler's new denim process eliminates water waste The US jeans brand has been working on the Indigood technology for the past decadeDenim manufacturing doesn’t have a good reputation when it comes to creating excessive levels of waste, but an innovative process spearheaded by the US jeans brand Wran...
09:48, 06/05/2019

Whatever America's energy future, our nuclear waste problem isn't going anywhere Electricity affects nearly every aspect of modern life, from the food supply to health, transportation, housing and emergency services. Lives depend on reliable access to electrical power and nuclear power plants generate a fifth of all U.S. electric...
21:16, 09/02/2019

How to use up sourdough starter: an easy pancake recipe | Waste Not Love making sourdough but wondering what to do with the leftover starter in the fridge? Simple – just flip the scriptWhen I think of California, I think of two of my favourite pastimes: surfing and sourdough. Eight years ago, inspired by the San Fran...
01:00, 06/15/2019

UN chief warns nuclear waste could be leaking into the Pacific A UN chief is concerned that a Cold War-era nuclear 'coffin' could be leaking radioactive material into the Pacific. The concerns are both alarming and oddly similar to the plot of Shin Godzilla -- including the part about it being the US&#...
12:00, 05/17/2019

Simcoe County takes steps to help get waste off the streets Since residents have placed high priority on the collection of garbage, organics and recycling, Simcoe County says council voted to cancel this year's curbside collection of electronics....
12:32, 08/15/2019

Australia will ban export of recyclable waste 'as soon as practicable', PM vows State environment ministers will consult industry to develop a timeline to improve the recycling systemThe prime minister has vowed to do more to tackle plastic waste in the world’s oceans, saying the export of waste plastic, paper, glass and tyres w...
03:48, 08/09/2019

Sober singles say dry dating can be a grim waste of time Dating is hell — and it’s even harder when you’re sober. Yet, thanks in part to an increased interest in health and wellness, more and more people are drinking less, with the International Wine and Spirits Record reporting that alcohol consumption is...
22:16, 06/04/2019

US to label nuclear waste as less dangerous to quicken cleanup Energy department says labeling some waste as low-level at sites in Washington state, Idaho and South Carolina will save $40bnThe US government plans to reclassify some of the nation’s most dangerous radioactive waste to lower its threat level, outra...
16:32, 06/05/2019

The brain's drain: how our brains flush out their waste and toxins We now know a major route for flushing toxins out of the brain - a finding that could one day help us treat neurodegenerative conditions like Alzheimer's...
13:48, 07/24/2019

Lethbridge’s Waste and Recycling Centre buzzing with new inhabitants A partnership between the City of Lethbridge and ECCO Recycling sees Lethbridge's Waste and Recycling Centre buzzing with almost half a million new inhabitants....
23:00, 08/27/2019

Kurt Cobain's pizza plate sold for $22,400. Here's more celebrity garbage that sold for big money. While it's true that many celebrity artifacts that make it to Sotheby's or Christie's are more valuable in their pristine, flawless condition, it's also true that some which reach the auction block are things that almost anyone wo...
04:48, 05/28/2019

Garbage time, all the time: MLB sees historic spike in position players pitching While home runs fly at a record rate and pitchers aren't going deep into games, MLB has seen a record number of position players taking the mound.       ...
06:32, 08/21/2019

Food Waste Is a Huge Environmental Problem. Here’s 5 Ways to Reduce Yours Tossing uneaten leftovers or slimy lettuce may feel like no big deal. But a new report from the sustainability-focused World Resources Institute (WRI) says food waste is responsible for 8% of annual greenhouse-gas emissions, and that 25% of agricultu...
22:16, 09/03/2019

Company accused of illegally dumping waste into sewer system FOUNTAIN HILLS, Ariz. (AP) – A Mesa environmental services company’s owner and three employees are accused of illegally dumping thousands of gallons of waste in the sewer system of another Phoenix suburb. The Arizona Republic reports that...
13:48, 08/04/2019

City of Tucson to hold household hazardous waste collection day Don’t know what to with household hazardous waste? City of Tucson Environmental Services Department will be holding a collection day event from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday. Sept. 7 at  Eastside Service Center, 7575 E. Speedway Blvd. The department say...
11:32, 08/21/2019

Canada’s nuclear waste to be buried in deep underground repository While nuclear energy has been well contained in reactors, Canada is left with a big problem that everyone saw coming: the hazard posed by nuclear waste....
16:48, 05/29/2019

In Germany, Activists Battle Food Waste By Dumpster Diving Objects disposed of in a bin on private grounds remain the property of the person who threw them away until they are collected by the dump truck. Nevertheless, hundreds of activists across Germany......
01:32, 06/18/2019

Environment and health at increasing risk from growing weight of ‘e-waste’ Around 50 million tonnes of electronic waste, or e-waste, is being thrown away each year, according to a new joint United Nations report – which exceeds the combined weight of all the commercial airliners ever made, or alternatively, enough Eiffel To...
10:00, 04/28/2019

Cash for trash: Indonesia village banks on waste recycling Indonesia's crackdown on imported foreign waste has upset the village of Bangun, where residents say they earn more money sorting through piles of garbage than growing rice in once-lush paddy fields....
20:00, 08/15/2019

Mets waste Jacob deGrom’s gem as Edwin Diaz blows it again This was more familiar to the Mets and their fans. It was, in fact, very 2018. Jacob deGrom piled up zeroes, received no run support and the bullpen blew the game. The encouraging evening hit a sour note in the ninth inning, when new closer Edwin Dia...
06:16, 05/02/2019

Crystal clear: a cake recipe from hardened honey | Waste Not If your honey has gone crunchy, it’s not a sign of a flaw, but of quality. And even if it’s not quite spreadable, it’s a brilliant excuse to make honey cakeWithout bees, we wouldn’t be able to enjoy coffee, apples and many of the other fruit, vegetab...
00:48, 07/20/2019

Trey Mancini’s big night goes to waste as O’s stumble against Blue Jays Mancini’s 34th home run, four RBI go for naught as Toronto’s Cavan Biggio becomes first visiting player to hit for the cycle at Camden Yards in Baltimore’s 8-5 loss....
22:32, 09/17/2019

'It's a waste of life!': Guardian readers on spending 2.5 hours a day on their phones We received 500 answers from those unhappy with their screentime (10 hours a day!) to those who happily log just two minutesLast week, we’ve asked Guardian readers to share their screentime with us. How long did they spent on their phone everyday? Di...
02:32, 08/27/2019

Cracking cheese, Gromit! Wensleydale waste to heat 4,000 homes Yorkshire dairy by-products will be turned into renewable biogas to cut carbon emissionThe crumbly cheese beloved of TV duo Wallace and Gromit will soon help heat thousands of Yorkshire homes with renewable “green gas” made from cheese waste.The Wens...
07:32, 06/15/2019

Tarmac uses waste tyres to make rubberised road asphalt Mixing old tyres into surfacing material would improve roads' durability and reduce waste exports, the company says A new rubberised asphalt being trialled by construction materials firm Tarmac could repurpose up to 1200 used tyres per mile. Accordi...
18:16, 06/06/2019

Planes Could Be Powered By Jet Fuel Made From Household Waste From 2021 Aeroplanes could be powered by jet fuel made from household rubbish from 2024 under plans by Shell, British Airways and Velocys to build Europe's first large-scale plant to produce jet fuel from......
08:00, 08/20/2019

Use your waste water to save street trees, experts urge Dishwater and bathwater can be used to give vital support that councils often cannot afford to young treesInstead of letting your dirty dishwater go down the drain, consider using it to water the trees on your street. That is the message from tree ex...
05:48, 08/01/2019

No waste cooking: fennel and leek scraps gratin recipe Don’t throw out the fennel and leek outer leaves – steam them and use them for this delicious side dish Food waste is an enormous problem in Australia: according to government figures, more than 5m tonnes of food ends up in landfill each year, costin...
16:32, 06/08/2019

UK waste firm exported 'offensive' materials including used nappies Biffa Waste Services found guilty of exporting unsorted waste to China it said was paperOne of the UK’s biggest waste firms has been convicted of sending used nappies and other contaminated materials to China illegally.Biffa Waste Services Ltd was fo...
10:32, 06/25/2019

U of A students look to convert hemp waste into eco-friendly menstrual products Alberta is the second-largest producer of hemp but much of it goes unused, according to Nicole Sanchez, a fourth-year-student studying business, economics and law and project manager of Hempact....
21:00, 08/12/2019

Abandoned tents, human waste piling up on Mount Everest KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The record number of climbers on Mount Everest this season has left a cleanup crew grappling with how to clear away everything from abandoned tents to human waste that threatens drinking water. The world’s highest mounta...
00:00, 06/24/2019

Where’s the Waste? A ‘Circular’ Food Economy Could Combat Climate Change An ice company’s wastewater can feed a produce garden. Spent grain from a brewery goes to compost. Local, shared, recycled. Welcome to the future of food....
08:32, 09/21/2019

Cambodia probes Chinese firm over illegal waste imports Cambodia is investigating a locally based Chinese firm for illegally importing around 1,600 tonnes of plastic waste from the United States and Canada, the Southeast Asian country's customs chief told Reuters on Friday....
02:48, 07/19/2019

Apps help restaurants sell unused food to reduce waste BERLIN — After a long day at work, Annekathrin Fiesinger is too tired to consider making dinner at home. So the 34-year-old uses her smart phone to check nearby restaurants, hotels or bakeries in Berlin for food being sold for a discount at the end o...
09:00, 06/19/2019

FROM THE FIELD: Turning waste into a business in the slums of Yaoundé, Cameroon The increasing volume and complexity of waste associated with modern economies is posing a serious risk to ecosystems and human health. Every year, an estimated 11.2 billion tons of solid waste are collected worldwide, according to the UN Environment...
13:16, 07/31/2019

A record 768 million US vacation days went to waste last year, a study says Workers in the United States left a record number of vacation days on the table last year, equating to billions in lost benefits, according to research from the U.S. Travel Association, Oxford Economics and Ipsos....
15:00, 08/16/2019

Donations, pigs part of Las Vegas’ efforts to cut food waste The environmental and financial impacts of leftover food are more important than ever to Las Vegas’ world-famous casinos, which in recent years have developed and expanded innovative practices to cut back on what they send to the landfill by thousand...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Ship carrying waste arrives back in Canada from the Philippines A ship carrying 69 containers of waste mislabeled as plastic recyclables returned to Canada on Saturday from the Philippines, closing a chapter on a dispute that started in 2013 and sparked a diplomatic furor between Ottawa and Manila....
12:32, 06/29/2019

From bin bags to planes: Shell, BA plan EU's first waste-to-jet fuel plant Aeroplanes could be powered by jet fuel made from household rubbish from 2024 under plans by Shell , British Airways and Velocys to build Europe's first large-scale plant to produce jet fuel from domestic and commercial waste....
11:32, 08/21/2019

Mismanaged waste 'kills up to a million people a year globally' Report says plastics adding to death tolls in the developing world from easily prevented diseasesMismanaged waste is causing hundreds of thousands of people to die each year in the developing world from easily preventable causes, and plastic waste is...
18:32, 05/13/2019

New York City removed 110 trash cans. Now garbage is overflowing and the rats are 'running wild' Rats are populating the Upper West Side thanks to the removal of trash cans by the New York City Department of Sanitation.        ...
20:32, 07/17/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 31 May Well-cared for first-generation examples of the Honda NSX are a rapidly appreciating asset. We might have found the UK's cheapest "If you have been looking to acquire an NSX on a realistic budget, this is the cheapest, best-value NSX available today...
22:48, 05/30/2019

Let Your Kid Eat With Food Picks Every time we go to my friend Anna’s house, she puts a plate of fruit out for the kids. Plums, Asian pears, melons. My daughter always devours piece after piece. However, whenever I feed the child the same type of fruit at home, she’s rarely interest...
08:16, 08/02/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 10 May Lotus Evora Lots of trouble, usually serious? Bah. This Evora is a usable 2+2 with pleasing service history and loads of kit Lotus Evora, £27,995: If Matt Saunders’ brief tribute to the original Lotus Evora whetted your appetite for the Toyota-pow...
00:00, 05/10/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 3 May Mini badge, Peugeot and BMW-developed engine. This R56-generation Cooper S is anything but an Italian job A Mini Cooper S of the so-called R56 generation that ran from 2007 to 2013 makes a great hot hatch buy. It’s powered by the BMW/Peugeot-develop...
23:32, 05/02/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 17 May The Audi TT's days could be numbered, so now's the time to pick up a clean second-gen example Audi TT 2.0 TFSI, £5490: There’s talk of Audi ditching the TT after 2022. If true, lovers of used sports cars will be wearing black as they mourn one of th...
06:00, 05/17/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 24 May Searching for a roadster with a sweet six-pot engine? A BMW Z3 could be the best budget choice With its swollen haunches and smarter back end, the refreshed Z3 of 2000 looked the business. BMW Z3 2.2, £4995: The 146bhp 2.0-litre six survived the fac...
03:00, 05/24/2019

tvOS 13 hands-on: Small Apple TV tweaks will please gamers, waste data The latest Apple TV software update has some nice new UI improvements and support for Sony/Microsoft controllers, but will that be enough to win new fans?Read More...
13:00, 06/07/2019

Trump says state Republican parties are canceling primaries because they ‘don’t want to waste their money’ In an exchange with reporters, the president sidestepped the issue of whether the trend denies his three GOP challengers the chance to rack up delegates....
18:32, 09/09/2019

'Our joyous process': Marni SS20 show repurposes waste as high art Francesco Risso unveils collection as Milan fashion week coincides with Global Climate StrikeThe timing of Milan fashion week coinciding as it does with the Global Climate Strike, is a challenge for an industry that is seen as one of the main culprit...
10:00, 09/21/2019

Don’t throw out overripe berries – turn them into a delicious fruit leather | Waste not As long as there’s no mould on them, berries can be frozen to use whenever you please – for instant ice-cream, smoothies or to create this sweet treatAs a chef and food writer with a newborn, one of my main concerns is her nutrition. My perhaps naive...
02:16, 05/25/2019

Indonesia Sends Back Hundreds Of Shipping Containers Full Of Waste Indonesia has sent hundreds of garbage-filled shipping containers back to their countries of origin, according to the customs agency, as the Southeast Asian nation pushes back against becoming a......
07:16, 09/04/2019

Minister flags 'ambitious' recycling targets to kickstart waste market States will be required to spend agreed portion of procurement budget on recycled materials for public projectsThe federal government is preparing to unveil “ambitious” new targets that will require all states and territories to spend a portion of th...
13:16, 07/18/2019

Tasty deals: Apps help find unsold food and reduce waste BERLIN (AP) — Growing numbers of people are using technology such as phone apps to reduce food waste and the carbon emissions it creates. Some build online communities to share food before throwing it away. Others team up with supermarkets to create ...
04:32, 06/19/2019

Gupta Family Fined 2.5 Lakh For Leaving Waste After Uttarakhand Weddings A penalty of Rs 2.5 lakh has been slapped on the South Africa-based businessmen brothers Ajay and Atul Gupta for leaving waste in Auli, Uttarakhand where the weddings of their sons were held last......
11:00, 06/29/2019

Toxic coal waste found to be a 'ticking time bomb' across Australia Environmental Justice Australia report finds problems at ash dumps in every mainland state Soon after Sue Wynn moved up the road from the Vales Point coal power station, on the banks of Lake Macquarie in New South Wales’s Hunter Valley, she started t...
13:32, 06/30/2019

Chinese-owned nickel plant spills waste into Papua New Guinea bay Waste from a nickel plant in Papua New Guinea owned by Metallurgical Corporation of China spilled into the adjacent Basamuk Bay over the weekend, three sources told Reuters on Wednesday....
03:00, 08/28/2019

Caramelised artichoke leaves with burrata and pesto recipe | Waste Not with Tom Hunt The more fibrous artichoke leaves are sensational sauteed and steamed in wine until caramelised – a perfect pairing with soft cheese like mozzarella or burrataArtichokes are wondrous things, full of a phenolic compound called cynarin, which momentari...
14:48, 08/02/2019

Indonesia is returning tons of ‘contaminated’ waste back to developed countries The 49 containers at Batam port near Singapore will be returned to Australia, the US, France, Germany and Hong Kong after inspections showed their contents violated Indonesian laws on the import of hazardous and toxic waste....
14:48, 07/09/2019

Indonesia becomes latest Southeast Asian country to return waste to the West Indonesia has sent back a consignment of Canadian paper waste, imported via the United States, because it was contaminated with material including plastic, rubber and diapers, the environment ministry said....
05:00, 06/17/2019

Indonesian president tells cities to build waste-to-energy plants Indonesian President Joko Widodo has urged cities across the country to set up waste-to-energy plants this year to tackle the country's growing mountain of trash, according to a statement published on the cabinet secretary's website on Tuesday....
08:00, 07/16/2019

I bought these reusable paper towels after seeing them on 'Shark Tank' and they've helped me cut down on a ton of waste Amazon "Shark Tank" alum Bambooee makes reusable paper towels from rayon, a relatively sustainable material that comes (in this case) from bamboo. I bought Bambooee sheets ($10 for a 30-sheet roll on Amazon) in an effort to make my home more eco-fr...
14:00, 08/16/2019

METALS-Nickel jumps as waste spill sparks supply fears London nickel surged to a near five-year peak on Friday while Shanghai nickel hit an all-time high, as a waste spill at a nickel plant in Papua New Guinea sparked supply shortage fears. Shanghai's most-traded nickel contract jumped as mu...
02:00, 08/30/2019

Holiday Inn hotels are ditching mini shampoos to cut waste and save the seas Holiday Inn and InterContinental Hotels are switching to bulk-size bathroom amenities as part of an effort to cut waste.       ...
14:16, 07/30/2019

Carrefour and TerraCycle launch 'Loop' test in Paris to tackle waste French retailer Carrefour and U.S. waste recycling company TerraCycle launched on Tuesday the test for their 'Loop' initiative which they hope will tackle the problems of plastic waste threatening to destroy the environment....
09:32, 05/14/2019

'Lunch on the go' habit generates 11bn items of packaging waste a year More people in UK are eating lunch on the go, report finds, in turn generating more wasteBritain’s growing “lunch on the go” habit is generating nearly 11bn items of packaging waste a year, much of which is not recycled, a survey has found.Workers ar...
01:32, 05/14/2019

Mets waste rare Jason Vargas gem in latest loss to Dodgers LOS ANGELES — Jason Vargas was everything the Mets could have wanted Thursday night in keeping his team competitive and swallowing innings to rest a depleted bullpen. But it was the left-hander’s misfortune to face the National League’s early Cy Youn...
01:32, 05/31/2019

Military-grade jet fuel made cheaply from plant waste instead of coal An expensive superfuel normally reserved for missiles and hypersonic jets can now be made from crop waste instead of fossil fuels - and more cheaply to boot...
21:32, 08/14/2019

Fighting the spread of illegal landfills in France as trash piles up in 'sea of waste' Trash is piling up in France, hidden in plain sight across the suburbs and the countryside. Starting this year, the government is taking action against the dozens of illegal dumps polluting its territory....
15:00, 05/13/2019

World's first underground nuclear waste storage moves forward in Finland Finland's plan to establish the world's first underground nuclear waste disposal tool a step forward on Tuesday when its builder Posiva announced a 500-million-euro ($569.55 million) investment in facilities needed for nuclear waste burial....
06:48, 06/25/2019

This Town Didn't Want to Be a Radioactive Waste Dump. The Government Is Giving Them No Choice. PIKETON, OHIO—David and Pam Mills have grown tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, and okra on their secluded Appalachian property for about 18 years now. This will be the first year the retired couple doesn’t. They just can’t trust their soil anymore. Not w...
08:32, 05/16/2019

Civic Body Struggles To Clean Waste After Guptas' Weddings In Uttarakhand The municipal corporation in Uttarakhand's Auli is facing the challenging task of cleaning up the wasteleft after the Rs 200 crore weddings of South Africa-based controversial Gupta family....
22:00, 06/23/2019

Labour attacks 'appalling waste' as Johnson adds £2.1bn to no-deal fund Spending for Brexit preparations increased to stockpile medicines and recruit border officialsThe huge cost of a no-deal Brexit was laid bare on Wednesday as the government announced plans to set aside an extra £2.1bn for preparations including stock...
17:48, 07/31/2019

'Trees snapped like toothpicks': how Dorian laid waste to Marsh Harbour Clean-up appears near-impossible in town that has been smashed to pieces by the hurricaneVeneta Collins remembers clinging to her children for dear life as Hurricane Dorian pulverised the Bahamas. “I was scared for my two girls,” she says of Occalia,...
04:00, 09/10/2019

How does so much plastic get into the sea? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsHow does so much plastic get into the sea? Is it dumped? Is it washed in? Does it blow in?Joanna...
14:48, 05/14/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 23 August Corrado's handsome angular bodywork can fall victim to rust, so get the torch out New, the Volkswagen Corrado was referred to as 'the people's Porsche', which means you don't pay over the odds today At the last count Volkswagen had five SUVs in it...
00:32, 08/24/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 7 June No turbo for the Suzuki Swift Sport, but this 1000kg pocket rocket won't weigh you down We have a soft spot for the Suzuki Swift Sport of 2010-17, a result of its puppyish, naturally aspirated 1.6-litre engine, crisp suspension and accurate steerin...
07:00, 06/07/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 14 June The Mk3 Toyota MR2 is famed for its point-and-shoot handling, meaning we can just about overlook this example's auto 'box The Mk3 MR2 of 2000-06 is a pretty thing and an interesting, if impractical, alternative to the Mazda MX-5 Mk2 of the same peri...
05:32, 06/14/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 30 August If you can get past your badge snobbery, the MG F is a really good laugh Perky, good-looking and dynamically composed, the MG F is a budget-friendly and niche alternative to the Mazda MX-5 The MG F created a stir when it landed in 1995. Here was a...
06:00, 08/30/2019

Guidemaster: How to buy a Chromebook, plus our best picks Enlarge / There's now a pretty wide range of Chromebooks available—and we've tested a lot of 'em. (credit: Valentina Palladino) We've tested many new Chromebooks since our guide came out earlier this year, and we've updated our top pick for Fall 20...
17:16, 09/07/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 6 September The 2009 Nissan GT-R rewrote the rules of supercar construction Even at 10 years old, the Nissan GT-R is a still-impressive specialist supercar with jaw-dropping performance It’s a constant source of amazement that the company that trots out the M...
02:48, 09/06/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 21 June If you're not easily led by the three-pointed star, Chrysler's much-maligned Crossfire is the budget Mercedes SLK for you You can say what you like – dozy recirculating ball steering, awkward looks – but a Chrysler Crossfire will always be an intrig...
23:32, 06/20/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 2 August A clean 2007 Audi S8 heads up this week's collection of classified ads A family saloon with a Lambo-derived V10, this Audi S8 deserves a very careful once-over The Audi S8 of 2006-2010 may not be the first choice of BMW M5 or Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG...
00:48, 08/02/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 9 August Maserati 3200 GT With decent service history, stunning lines and a raunchy 3.2-litre V8, this 2001 Maserati 3200 GT is a proper performance bargain Back in 2014, you could get a 2001 Y-reg 3200 GT with 86,000 miles for £9995. Fast forward five yea...
00:16, 08/09/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 13 September With S-Class-rivalling luxury and a potent V10 motor, the Phaeton is the accessible continent crusher you've been looking for As we mourn the passing of ex-VW boss Ferdinand Piech, here's a second-hand selection of the company's strangest offerings...
04:32, 09/13/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 5 July With SLR-inspired styling and a metal folding roof, the R171-gen Mercedes SLK is a stylish and affordable summer cruiser With looks inspired by the Vision SLR concept unveiled at the 1999 Detroit motor show and a galvanised body guaranteed to preven...
04:00, 07/05/2019

99th season was big for Pro Picks. What about No. 100? Coming off the best year of Pro Picks _ yep, plus-22 against the spread if you're counting _ the challenge is to repeat such wizardry in the NFL's 100th season       ...
14:16, 09/04/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 16 August Classic 1990s wedge-shaped grand tourer with a BMW badge: a snip at £2995 Less than £3000 for a bona fide BMW performance icon? Just don't expect fuel costs to be as cheap If you think today’s 8 Series is an eyeful, its forebear of 1990 to 1999 m...
03:48, 08/19/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 28 June Purists will baulk at the idea of an automatic M3, but that could be the best value version of the legendary E46 BMW M3s, the E46 variety of 2000 to 2006, are becoming expensive, and if you want to get into a good one for under £10,000, you better ...
22:32, 06/27/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 26 July Rare 1.75 TBi chucks out nearly 200bhp and looks the part, too Could anybody turn down this raunchy Italian performance wagon bearing all the hallmarks of a sheltered upbringing? The 159 Sportwagon is still a thing of beauty, although it’s made r...
23:16, 07/25/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 20 September Catch the last of this year's warm weather in a nimble and attractive third-gen Mazda MX-5 We should be talking about soft-tops in winter when, so the theory goes, their prices are lower, but who wants to wait until it’s too cold to put the roof dow...
03:16, 09/20/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 26 April At less £30,000, does this clean Aston Martin DB9 leave you shaken or stirred? Aston Martin DB9, £29,950: You could argue a DB9 looks at its best in the classifieds, where it’s someone else’s problem. Still, it does get you dreaming, especially one...
05:32, 05/01/2019

Inflation Picks Up, but Still Below Fed's 2% Target A closely watched measure of U.S. inflation picked up in March but remained well below the Federal Reserve’s 2% target, highlighting the central bank’s struggles to foster reliable price growth even in a strong economy....
14:16, 04/29/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 19 July Would you fork out £6500 for a clean example of America's Defender? The seller of this charming Jeep Wrangler TJ is being cautiously optimistic with their price, but it could still be a good deal We’ve had a soft spot for the Wrangler TJ of 1996-...
22:48, 07/18/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 12 July An early Scirocco is a good deal, if you're prepared to adopt the 'style over substance' ethos It might sit atop an elderly platform, but Volkswagen's striking Scirocco still looks full-on space age Eleven years since it was launched, the Scirocco...
03:48, 07/12/2019

Nadler not worried that GOP could press Mueller for details on Russia probe: 'Let them waste their time' House Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., is looking forward to Wednesday’s testimony from Robert Mueller, and is not concerned that the whole thing may blow up in his face once Republicans are allowed to ask questions of the fo...
12:00, 07/21/2019

We've run out of elections to waste – this is the last chance to make a difference on climate change | Bill McKibben We’ve wasted three decades since scientists first raised the warning I’m no expert on Australian politics – I don’t know all the cross-currents that will determine this week’s balloting.But I do know a fair amount about the climate crisis, having wri...
06:32, 05/14/2019

Mets waste Pete Alonso’s history-tying blast in ugly loss The Mets hardly looked like a team that had pulled itself off the mat and back into playoff contention during Saturday’s ugly 9-5 loss to Atlanta at Citi Field. From a third straight subpar outing by Zack Wheeler, to poor baserunning, to bad defense,...
22:00, 08/24/2019

Neil Lennon laments waste as Celtic crash out of Champions League to Cluj Neil Lennon bemoaned a “wasted” first half and some self-destructive defending after his Celtic side crashed out of the Champions League.Celtic were heading out on away goals before George Tucudean netted with the last kick of the ball to seal a 4-3 ...
03:00, 08/14/2019

My mum is a zero-waste icon – she made us drink squash from old yoghurt pots | Adrian Chiles A charity proposes that we bring our own plastic containers when we buy takeaway food. I couldn’t agree more. My mother taught us that there is no such thing as single-use anythingSome ideas are so obvious that it can only be their very obviousness t...
09:48, 05/16/2019

Turn toxic e-waste into a source of ‘decent work’, UN labour agency urges  A “toxic flood of electric and electronic waste” that is growing by the day across the world, should be urgently converted into a source of decent work, that can also protect populations from its harmful effects, the United Nations labour agency said...
10:00, 04/28/2019

Do Not Waste Your Brain Cells Watching Chuck Todd Interview Donald Trump For 35 long, dreadful, maddening minutes I watched two of the most annoying men in political news sit down for a televised interview that may have actually left viewers dumber than when they started....
14:00, 06/23/2019

UN expert: Canada's toxic waste policy shows disdain for Indigenous rights Special rapporteur Baskut Tuncak urges Canada to engage with groups who live near toxic sites and respect basic human rightsCanada’s handling of toxic chemicals and industrial waste shows a “blatant disregard for Indigenous rights”, a UN human rights...
03:32, 06/07/2019

Pelosi rips Trump bid to link Dems to ‘Squad,’ vows not to ‘waste our time on that’ House Speaker Nancy Pelosi pushed back hard Wednesday against President Trump’s efforts to cast New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s progressive “squad” as the face of her party, now that the fractious caucus has united to condemn the president's...
12:32, 07/17/2019

Siberian lake frequented for Instagram photo shoots is actually full of toxic waste Thousands of Siberian residents have been busy Instagramming near a bright blue lake that's full of allergy and burn-inducing chemicals.       ...
08:16, 07/14/2019

Wealthy nations shipped toxic waste to Indonesia. Now they're sending it back Indonesia is sending containers of waste back to wealthy nations after finding it was contaminated with used diapers, plastic and other materials.        ...
05:48, 07/09/2019

The Problem With Plastic Nothing exemplifies modernity like plastic. It’s cheap. It can be molded into all sorts of shapes and textures, dyed any color or be transparent. Unlike glass or ceramics, it can be flexible and durable, and it won’t rot or corrode like wood or metal...
13:16, 07/11/2019

We're Eating a Whole Lot of Plastic... Uh, Is That Bad? If you’re the type to get squeamish about the things you accidentally eat, you’re not going to like the new report released by the WWF (formerly known as the World Wildlife Fund) this Tuesday. According to the report, we might be eating a credit card...
18:32, 06/12/2019

Mount Everest has become an ‘open toilet,’ staggering amount of human waste found on its slopes Mount Everest has a plumbing problem. The current "biggest" threat to climbers on the world's tallest peak, the former head of the Nepal Mountaineering Association says, is the staggering amount of human excrement being left on its slopes -- with som...
11:48, 06/24/2019

Malaysia to return 3,300 tons of waste back to several countries, including US, citing illegal dumping Malaysia has vowed to send back 3,300 tons of plastic waste to countries, including the United States, that it says illegally dumped the non-recyclable garbage after a ban in China forced cargo ships to reroute their trash to nearby developing countr...
12:00, 05/28/2019

‘Zero waste’ Upper West Side public school caught dumping more classroom supplies More classroom supplies were dumped outside an Upper West Side public school last week, three days after the city Department of Education promised the inexcusable waste would stop....
03:32, 08/25/2019

Southern Alberta waste refinery turning trash into ‘high-grade, low-cost’ biodiesel Cielo said when the refineries are built -- which is expected to be by late 2020 -- each one will produce about 2,000 litres of renewable fuel per hour. ...
17:16, 07/11/2019

Nuclear waste, rising seas and Trump: Marshall Islands struggles to stay above water The Marshall Islands is literally struggling to stay above water but its President Hilda Heine told Reuters she had saved her breath rather than try to persuade U.S. President Donald Trump to hear its climate change message....
05:32, 06/21/2019

Blackshear Picks Florida Over Kentucky (AP Photo/Nell Redmond) The long wait is over for the most coveted graduate transfer this season after Kerry Blackshear, Jr. picked Florida. Kerry Blackshear just committed to Florida, he tells @Rivals. Top grad-transfer makes the Gators a Final Fou...
19:48, 06/26/2019

FC Tucson picks up road victory GREENSVILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA – FC Tucson won the 2nd game of their 6-matchup roadstand 3-1 against Greenville Triumph SC.  Here’s highlights from our weekend sportscast:...
22:48, 07/21/2019

N.F.L. Week 1 Predictions: Our Picks Against the Spread Can the Rams start another Super Bowl run? Will Tom Brady ever get old? Can Jacoby Brissett effectively replace Andrew Luck? The N.F.L. gets ready to answer some questions....
09:16, 09/05/2019

Unlikely track day stars: top picks for under £2000 An old Mercedes S-Class really could be your ideal track day weapon You don’t need vintage metal or a flash new supercar to be a track-day star, just one of these low-cost larrikins To the casual observer, they appear to be worn-out wrecks. But ...
04:33, 07/06/2019

Here Are The Lottery Picks Of The 2019 NBA Draft The saddest teams in the NBA have gone ahead and taken prospects they hope can lead their franchise into next year’s tank when they race for whoever 2020's best college player will be. Here are the lottery picks of 2019....
18:48, 06/20/2019

Kosovo picks players with same name for U21 qualifiers PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — The coach of Kosovo’s under-21 team has picked two players with the same name for a pair of European qualifiers. Rafet Prekazi selected defender Lirim Kastrati and forward Lirim Kastrati for matches at Andorra on June 6 ...
06:48, 06/03/2019

Pop network picks up One Day At A Time for a new season We live in a bizarre new world where Netflix has started canceling beloved shows too soon and opening the door for traditional networks to swoop in and save them, which is exactly what is happening to One Day At A Time. The streaming service canceled...
14:48, 06/27/2019

N.F.L. Week 2 Predictions: Our Picks Against the Spread An N.F.C. championship rematch, a game with an 18.5-point spread and two head-to-head matchups between Heisman winners are among the week’s highlights....
15:01, 09/12/2019

NASCAR picks AWS to power its cloud NASCAR will leverage the power of AWS to migrate its 18 petabyte video archive to the cloud as part of its new multi-year agreement with Amazon's cloud computing arm.The racing body announced that it has chosen AWS as its standard for both cloud...
11:00, 06/04/2019

2019 MLB draft: Picks and analysis Day 1 of the 2019 MLB draft is in the books, with the Orioles taking Adley Rutschman at No. 1 overall. We've got analysis of all the first-round picks and more....
17:00, 06/04/2019

Wikipedia Co-Founder Picks a Nice Day to Log Off Thursday is projected to be a lovely summer day: high of 86, slight breeze and slightly overcast, no chance of rain—in New York anyhow. It’s also a national holiday. If all that sounds like good conditions to get away from the computer and enjoy the ...
13:00, 07/01/2019

N.F.L. Week 3 Predictions: Our Picks Against the Spread The Ravens will try to prove themselves against the Chiefs, the Rams will try to win in Cleveland and the Cowboys and Patriots will try to stay awake in likely blowouts....
10:32, 09/20/2019

The 13 countries outside the US that produce the most NBA draft picks Frank Franklin II/AP The 2019 NBA draft will be held on Thursday, June 20. Once again, NBA teams will select players from around the world, a testament to the worldwide popularity of the sport. Over the last decade, no country outside the United Sta...
19:32, 06/17/2019

Top 5 picks make up NBA All-Rookie first team For the first time since the 1984-85 season, the top five selections in the NBA draft made up the NBA's All-Rookie first team that was announced Tuesday....
16:32, 05/21/2019

WWE Picks Two Relics Of The '90s To Fix Its Creative Stagnation On Thursday, Sports Illustrated broke an “exclusive” story about a shift in WWE’s upper management. Effective immediately, the storied wrestling figures Paul Heyman and Eric Bischoff will take on the roles of Executive Directors for Raw and SmackDown...
16:48, 06/27/2019

Men are lining up for plastic surgery like never before The face of plastic surgery has typically been female: pouty lips, a pert nose, taut skin. But as more and more Americans go under the knife, the gender scales are beginning to balance. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the numbe...
07:48, 06/05/2019

New plastic material can be recycled again and again We're drowning in plastics. That's why the world's brightest minds are trying to find a way we can effectively deal with plastic waste and make sure we don't add more in the coming years. Now, researchers from the US Department of...
10:00, 05/07/2019

'We just didn’t think about it': how did we let plastic bags get everywhere? They’re under our sinks, all over our streets, and filling the stomachs of dead whales. What can we do to stem the single-use scourge? Joan Shuttleworth has fond memories of her 1940s childhood in Orchard Park, near Buffalo. “When I was seven or eigh...
08:32, 06/09/2019

Berlin and Beyond: So over plastic bags As the world celebrates International Plastic Bag Free Day, a growing number of countries are using legislation to eradicate these single-use items. It's time Germany joined the list, says DW's Tamsin Walker....
05:32, 07/03/2019

Zoo 4 You: Plastic Free EcoChallenge As a conservation organization the Reid Park Zoo is aware of the impacts humans have on wildlife everyday, so they decided to take part in the Plastic Free EcoChallenge this July. Jed Dodds has more in the video below. ...
23:16, 07/02/2019

Yes, You Can Recycle Those Plastic Mailers Sort through your mail on any given day and it’s likely you’ve received a lot of waste—from junk mail to unnecessary packaging materials. Luckily, you can recycle some of those pesky plastic mailers and pretty easily, too....
07:00, 06/24/2019

What can music tell us about plastic pollution?  Electronic music duo Matmos made their latest album using sounds made from plastic waste, like trash bags and even a police riot shield. Plastic Anniversary draws our attention to the terror and beauty of the material.  ...
12:16, 09/02/2019

I Tried to Get Plastic Out of My Beauty Routine I love makeup. The ugly truth, however, is that makeup is helping ruin the planet. Take a look at your makeup bag. What do you find? Plastic, plastic, and more plastic.Read more......
10:00, 06/13/2019

Tigers fan on Pujols ball drama: 'I just couldn't take being treated like a garbage bag' Tigers fan Ely Hydes caught Albert Pujols' milestone 2,000th RBI ball but did not give it to MLB, saying Tigers management treated him "terribly."        ...
13:32, 05/10/2019

Sites holding SKM's recycling waste left in lurch as Victoria denies access to clean-up loan Landowners who store waste on behalf of the company will not receive any part of $10m assistance package Companies holding tens of thousands of tonnes of waste on behalf of recycling group SKM have been told they will not receive any assistance from ...
00:32, 08/30/2019

Ashes 2019: England waste glorious chance as Mitchell Marsh stars on day one of final Test There has been a sense all summer that if Pat Cummins don't get you, Josh Hazlewood will. If they don't, there's always James Pattinson or Mitchell Starc or even Peter Siddle. No real indignity to any of it, just a great battery of quicks who have ta...
13:32, 09/12/2019

AP Exclusive: UN health agency spent $192 million on 2018 travel; auditors see ‘waste’ and ‘culture of non-compliance’ LONDON (AP) — AP Exclusive: UN health agency spent $192 million on 2018 travel; auditors see ‘waste’ and ‘culture of non-compliance’...
05:00, 05/20/2019

Boomtown: Pictures show litter, tents and rubbish left behind at festival despite 70% drop in campsite waste These pictures show the litter, tents and rubbish left behind at Boomtown festival, despite the event celebrating a three-quarters reduction in campsite waste....
13:00, 08/14/2019

RBS picks Rose as first woman to run major UK bank The state-backed Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has picked Alison Rose to become its next chief executive, making her the first woman to head one of Britain's biggest high street lenders....
09:48, 08/10/2019

Sources: Conley sent to Jazz for 3 players, picks Guard Mike Conley is headed to the Utah Jazz in a trade that sends Grayson Allen, Kyle Korver, Jae Crowder and two draft picks to the Memphis Grizzlies, league sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski....
14:00, 06/19/2019

Jim Cramer revisits his top stock picks for the 5G rollout In February, he declared that Skyworks Solutions, Intel, Qualcomm, Broadcom, and Xilinx were the top five semiconductor companies that stand to benefit from the building of 5G infrastructure....
16:16, 04/29/2019

The picks who fit Islanders’ big-picture approach to NHL draft VANCOUVER, British Columbia — With only two picks in the first four rounds — for now — it seems as if the Islanders’ focus going into the NHL draft Friday night is on the big picture. That would include the future of two big free agents in recently m...
01:00, 06/21/2019

EU picks Bulgaria's Kristalina Georgieva to head IMF EU ministers meeting in Paris have selected Bulgaria's Kristalina Georgieva as the bloc's candidate to head the International Monetary Fund. The fractious vote revealed further divisions within the European Union....
16:48, 08/02/2019

Papa John’s picks Arby’s exec as new CEO Papa John’s International on Tuesday named Arby’s Restaurant Group president Rob Lynch as its chief executive officer, replacing Steve Ritchie barely 19 months after he took the role, sending the shares of the world’s third-largest pizza chain up 3 p...
16:00, 08/27/2019

Wilder picks rematch with Ortiz for next bout The rematch means there won't be an undisputed title fight between Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder this year, a match that looms as the biggest in boxing....
23:00, 05/28/2019

American Restoration: 30% of judges will be Trump picks President Trump, who plans to have named 150 federal judges by the end of this year, is on a pace to fill 30% of the bench, a historic legacy being tied to the conservative movement to restore America.5177RSpg60L._SX329_BO1,204,203,200_.jpgLegal expe...
07:32, 07/05/2019

NHL draft: Six of the worst picks in league history Alexandre Daigle went No. 1 overall to the Ottawa Senators in 1993, but he never came close to matching the hype. Who else was a bad draft pick?       ...
04:16, 06/17/2019

Town picks up the pieces after destructive tornado Mike Karbo's neighbor woke him up about 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, asking for his help rescuing two people from a collapsed garage. But Karbo, information director for the town of Burke, South Dakota, said that was only the beginning of the damage from a to...
15:48, 08/07/2019

To Stand Out, the Army Picks a New Uniform With a World War II Look Army Greens, being field-tested for introduction next year, are designed to evoke a bygone era when America celebrated total victory, and wanted to look sharp....
17:00, 05/05/2019

ESPN surrenders to Woj in tipping NBA Draft picks war For the NBA Draft, ESPN insider Adrian Wojnarowski will be “lasered” in on tipping the draft choices on Twitter before they are on TV. In other words, Wojnarowski, with a wink, will attempt to put out the picks before NBA commissioner Adam Silver ann...
16:16, 06/19/2019

Monsoon activity picks up late week! TUCSON – It was an active afternoon and evening for several spots yesterday but that won’t be the same case today. Today: A.M. showers for Metro Tucson, P.M. scattered storms to the south and east (20%). High: 103° Tonight: Partly cloudy...
06:16, 08/06/2019

Guidemaster: Ars picks the best wireless keyboards you can buy in 2019 Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) Sometimes the default just doesn't cut it, and that's often true when it comes to keyboards. Whether you're working on a desktop or a laptop, the keyboard you were given or the keyboard built into the machine m...
07:16, 05/17/2019

MLB Weekend Watch: Picks, analysis on the top matchups The Red Sox try to cool off the Astros, Josh Bell's power meets Chris Paddack's nastiness, and the Yanks and Rays play for first place. Here's your guide to it all....
07:32, 05/17/2019

Kyle Busch picks up 4th win of 2019 at Pocono Kyle Busch had the dominant car down the stretch at Pocono Raceway to win for the fourth time this year and move into a tie for ninth on the NASCAR Cup Series victory list....
17:00, 06/02/2019

Guidemaster: Ars picks 11 gifts you can get Dad for Father’s Day 2019 Enlarge / These kids evidently got their dad a tie or some kind of parking lot toy... were wireless, noise-cancelling headphones not yet a thing? (credit: Los Angeles Examiner/USC Libraries/Corbis) The annual day devoted to dads is approaching yet ...
10:00, 06/11/2019

VW picks FCA, Kia veteran Saad Chehab to run U.S. marketing In the new role, he will be responsible for repositioning the VW brand away from its 2015 diesel emissions crisis and toward a future with at least four battery-electric vehicles in the U.S. beginning in 2020....
16:32, 08/14/2019

Consumer Inflation Picks Up To 3.05% In May, Highest In 7 Months The latest set of inflation data comes days after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) reduced the repo rate - the key interest rate at which it lends short-term funds to commercial banks - to a nine-year......
01:16, 06/13/2019

Athleisure Picks Cool Moms Will Love We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
15:16, 05/10/2019

Hasbro Picks Up Peppa Pig in $4 Billion Deal Hasbro is making a big bet on entertainment aimed at young children by acquiring Entertainment One for $4 billion in cash. Executives cite Peppa Pig as a brand that generates strong earnings from the likes of live shows, theme parks, toys and televis...
03:33, 08/23/2019

Weekend Watch: Picks, analysis on the top matchups Playoff hopefuls square off when the Braves play the Cardinals and the Indians meet the Rays. Who has the upper hand? And what else are we looking forward to?...
11:48, 05/24/2019

Chargers announce signings of 4 of their 7 draft picks COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers have four of the seven players they selected in the recent NFL draft under contract. The team announced Saturday that it has signed the four players it selected on the final day of the draft. They ar...
12:16, 05/11/2019

‘Legion’ Picks Up the Pieces of a Shattering Twist The creator Noah Hawley discusses how the heady FX drama will evolve in its final season, now that its hero has done “something that we can’t morally tolerate.”...
12:16, 06/24/2019

Johnson a little less sure-footed as Hunt picks up the pace The Boris Johnson show rolled into Birmingham for the first of sixteen Tory leadership hustings, with a full-blown scandal and an unwelcome press entourage demanding answers to uncomfortable questions....
15:16, 06/22/2019

NBC picks up Kenan Thompson's new show, but he still won't leave SNL just yet Just over a week ago, we reported that Kenan Thompson had confirmed that he’s staying on Saturday Night Live for at least another year, solidifying his status as the show’s longest-tenured cast member. Now, though, keeping him on SNL just got a bit m...
04:00, 05/13/2019

First look at rookie minicamps: The top picks in the 2019 NFL draft NFL rookies, including Clelin Ferrell, hit the practice fields with their new teams for the first time, giving a glimpse of the future -- and the work ahead....
18:32, 05/05/2019

Grateful threads: The best tie-dye fashion picks for summer Get groovy! Tie-dye is back in a major way, a time-traveling trend that’s arrived straight from 1969. No longer just a summer-camp staple, this psychedelic pattern is now a fashionable favorite with a stylish mix of stars, from It girls, including Gi...
11:00, 07/01/2019

Expert picks: Predicting men's and women's winners Novak Djokovic or Roger Federer? Can Ash Barty make it two in a row? And is Serena Williams a favorite or a spoiler? ESPN's tennis experts make their London picks....
06:16, 06/29/2019

NBA draft recap: All 60 picks, first-round analysis The eventful 2019 NBA draft at Brooklyn's Barclays Center is in the books, and we have every pick, and analysis, from draft night.       ...
05:48, 06/21/2019

Our Top 5 Picks From the Rebecca Minkoff Flash Sale We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not E!. As......
16:16, 05/14/2019

BMW picks insider Zipse as CEO to catch up with rivals BMW has named Oliver Zipse as its new CEO, hoping the "decisive" company lifer will help the automaker regain its edge in electric cars and win back the premium market lead lost to Mercedes-Benz under his consensus-seeking predecessor....
02:00, 07/19/2019

'It's one big earworm': readers' picks of the best albums this century After we published our list of the greatest albums this century, we asked for your own suggestions – from dark R&B to revolutionary drum’n’bassRead what the Guardian’s music critics opted forAlexis Petridis on why our No 1 is our No 1‘The score to th...
03:00, 09/19/2019

Giannis, Harden are unanimous All-NBA first-team picks Milwaukee forward Giannis Antetokounmpo and Houston guard James Harden were unanimous selections to the 2018-19 All-NBA first team, released Thursday....
15:48, 05/23/2019

Guidemaster: Ars tests and picks the best e-readers for every budget Enlarge / The new Kindle Paperwhite. (credit: Valentina Palladino) If you want to not only read more, but read better, an e-reader may be for you. Yes, it has become easy to find material to read and to get it on any of the numerous devices we have...
18:00, 05/23/2019

Lillard, Kemba, LeBron among noteworthy All-NBA picks NEW YORK (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo and James Harden were unanimous selections to an All-NBA team that could mean big payoffs for Damian Lillard and Kemba Walker. Both of those guards were voted to one of the three teams announced Thursday, making ...
12:00, 05/23/2019

See-through plastic pants are now considered ‘Pretty’ Remember when “festival style” meant flower crowns, fringe, diaphanous dresses and gladiator sandals? Clearly, those days are over. Pun intended: UK brand Pretty Little Thing has launched its latest festival-inspired line, and among the s...
06:16, 05/02/2019

Five ways to reduce plastic in the bathroom From bamboo toothbrushes to using refill options or your own containers, it’s not hard to change your ways“A bamboo toothbrush is the first swap I always suggest,” says Beth Noy, who founded the online shop Plastic Freedom in frustration at the lack ...
12:32, 07/14/2019

The plastic we 'recycle' is actually horrible for the environment When you drop your plastic waste into the recycling bin, it most likely makes its way around the world, where it can pose a health and security risk to developing countries, according to a new Guardian report ....
10:48, 06/18/2019

Plastic pollution: ‘I’m giving up. You probably should too’ – video After four years of leading volunteer beach cleans in the west of Wales, Alan Cookson is quitting because of the insurmountable plastic problem around Britain’s coastlines. We join him as he leads his last beach clean to find out why he believes we n...
15:00, 08/29/2019

Plastic fantastic: the best fibreglass cars Matra Rancho We dive into the moulded world of resin bodywork to recall the memorably cool, quirky and in some cases oddly inspirational creations The chances are you won’t have heard of the Glasspar G2. It was 70 years ago that the American two-s...
02:00, 07/21/2019

Your Bottled Water Probably Has Plastic In It. Should You Worry? Plastic contamination is rampant in bottled water. That was the unsettling conclusion of a study published last year in Frontiers in Chemistry that analyzed samples taken from 259 bottled waters sold in several countries and found that 93% of them co...
11:48, 05/29/2019

Does the plastic housing of the Pixel 3a bother you? The Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL were Google's first phones to sport wireless charging, a feature sorely missed on their predecessors, but now we are back to square one with the midrange Pixel 3a and 3a XL that are unapologetically plastic and need pluggin...
23:16, 05/17/2019

'Plastic recycling is a myth': what really happens to your rubbish? You sort your recycling, leave it to be collected – and then what? From councils burning the lot to foreign landfill sites overflowing with British rubbish, Oliver Franklin-Wallis reports on a global waste crisisAn alarm sounds, the blockage is clear...
06:32, 08/17/2019

Plastic bag sales in England down by a third in last year Overall, sales of single-use bags by big supermarkets have fallen 90% since 5p charge introduced Shoppers’ use of plastic carrier bags in England has continued to fall following the introduction of the 5p charge, according to new figures. Sales of si...
05:48, 08/01/2019

19 genius inventions that can stop us from using so much plastic Plastic can take anywhere between 400 and 1,000 years to degrade in a landfill. Now companies and individuals are coming up with sustainable products.       ...
06:48, 06/17/2019

After bronze and iron, welcome to the plastic age, say scientists Plastic pollution has entered the fossil record, research showsPlastic pollution is being deposited into the fossil record, research has found, with contamination increasing exponentially since 1945.Scientists suggest the plastic layers could be used...
00:48, 09/05/2019

Whole Foods is ditching plastic straws This could be the last straw for Whole Foods customers. The supermarket chain announced on Monday that it’s eliminating plastic straws from all stores in the US, Canada and the UK beginning in July. Instead, shoppers at the bougie market’...
20:32, 05/20/2019

Is Plastic Pollution Depriving Us of Oxygen? The plastic debris floating in the world’s oceans entangles wildlife, kills birds that swallow it mistaking it for food, and seeps into the food chain, showing up in fish that humans eat. A major threat to the ocean, this plastic pollution is e...
11:16, 06/20/2019

Kamala Harris wants to ban plastic straws California Sen. Kamala Harris endorsed banning plastic straws during CNN's climate change town hall forum on Wednesday but conceded that their paper counterparts leave much to be desired....
19:48, 09/04/2019

Did Nike Not Get the Memo on Plastic Beads? For the longest time, pockets of nothing but air were Nike’s secret to making comfortable shoes. But today the company revealed its new Joyride technology, which instead fills shoe soles with thousands of tiny foam beads. Nike promises the new design...
17:16, 07/25/2019

5 brands doing their bit to combat the plastic problem As the issue of single-use plastic garners more media attention than ever before, brands are turning to eco-friendly alternative to fight the growing problem...
16:16, 07/12/2019

How to End the Cycle of Throwaway Plastic Toys It’s everywhere. The cheap kazoo. Stings of Mardi Gras beads. Spider rings. Crazy straws. Magnifying glasses that just make things look blurry. Off-brand Slinkies. So many frisbees. Mini squirt guns that don’t actually squirt. I don’t buy a lot of pl...
15:32, 06/19/2019

Russian Coal Plant Tells Instagrammers to Please Stop Taking Selfies in Its Pollution-Filled Waste Dump The turquoise water of a lake in Siberia looks like a tropical paradise, and it’s drawn in hundreds of Instagramers who have posed in and around the “Novosibirsk Maldives.” But it’s not white sands or microscopic plankton that give the water its unus...
00:32, 07/11/2019

Harriet A. Washington's A Terrible Thing to Waste Injects a Dose of Hard Truth Into the Conversation About Black Lives Harriet Washington’s searing 2007 tome, Medical Apartheid, not only outlined the pervasive use of medical experimentation on African Americans throughout history but circumscribed African American’s credible distrust of the medical establishment. In ...
18:00, 09/20/2019

Boxing News at Five: Wilder vs. Fury II will happen next year, Williams won’t waste his time fighting drug cheats The big heavyweight fights are in the pipeline, just don't expect them soon, and Julian Williams won't be giving up his belt for a drug cheat The post Boxing News at Five: Wilder vs. Fury II will happen next year, Williams won’t waste his time fighti...
13:16, 05/20/2019

$9M to quarantine fruit flies? Anti-government waste group exposes billions in pork-barrel spending An anti-government waste group has identified millions of taxpayer dollars allegedly frittered away on “absurd nature-related earmarks,” including $9 million to “quarantine fruit flies” and $13.8 million to “manage wild horses.”...
10:32, 06/12/2019

Chipper Jones stands out among draft's No. 1 picks In 1990, the Atlanta Braves drafted Chipper Jones with the No. 1 overall pick, and he accomplished something no other player has done after being selected first        ...
01:00, 06/03/2019

Tommy Kahnle picks bad time to show he’s not untouchable Tommy Kahnle has been largely untouchable this season. Of the Yankees reliever’s 62 appearances, he has more games that were both hitless and scoreless (39) than games he hasn’t. Friday, he got hurt by both. Kahnle entered the game in the sixth innin...
07:32, 08/31/2019

The Latest: Laver picks Djokovic to win French Open The Latest on the French Open: Tennis great Rod Laver is picking Novak Djokovic to win his fourth straight Grand Slam tournament _ just ahead of 11-time Roland Garros champion Rafael Nadal        ...
13:00, 06/03/2019

Michael Kay inches toward YES return as Bob Costas picks up a game While the TV voice of the Yankees, Michael Kay, may return from the injured list by the end of this week, YES has lined up a heavy hitter to help him with his workload. Bob Costas will work one of next Saturday’s doubleheader games between the Yankee...
10:16, 07/29/2019

Nadal untroubled as he picks up 90th Roland Garros win "Rafael Nadal\u0027s serene progress through the French Open continued on Sunday as he booked a semi-final spot with victory over Juan Ignacio Londero."...
09:16, 06/02/2019

Griner, Gray top picks in WNBA All-Star draft The Phoenix Mercury's Brittney Griner and the Los Angeles Sparks' Chelsea Gray were the first two players selected Tuesday in the WNBA All-Star Game draft....
23:16, 07/23/2019

Boris Johnson Picks His Top Team for Brexit Battle Incoming U.K. prime minister Boris Johnson began assembling his team before formally taking power, a lineup that signals he is preparing an all-out push to fulfill his pledge to take the U.K. out of the EU within months....
04:32, 07/24/2019

Dad picks worst outfit to send daughter to school with Father knows worst. Maryland dad Brad Friedlander couldn’t even handle his kids’ morning routine. When former stay-at-home mom Aliza Friedlander had a rare, early-morning work event for her new part-time job, Brad took on the responsibili...
08:16, 07/23/2019

Incoming British PM Johnson picks his Brexit team Boris Johnson takes office on Wednesday as British prime minister and will then unveil the names of the team he has tasked with delivering Brexit by the end of October, with or without a deal....
03:00, 07/24/2019

Philips second-quarter results top estimates as growth picks up Dutch health technology company Philips on Monday reported a better-than-expected 6% rise in comparable sales for the second quarter, helped by strong demand for its hospital equipment in China and the United States....
00:00, 07/22/2019

Indonesia picks site for new capital as Jakarta sinks A jungle-covered area on the east of Borneo island is set to be transformed into Indonesia's new capital city, the country's President Joko Widodo has announced....
14:32, 08/26/2019

Indonesia Picks Eastern Borneo Island As New Capital Indonesia has chosen the eastern edge of jungle-clad Borneo island for its new capital, President Joko Widodo said this morning, as the country looks to shift its political heart away from congested......
05:32, 08/26/2019

Experts' picks: Djokovic a heavy favorite, but what about Serena? Novak Djokovic looks unstoppable heading into New York, and Serena Williams is hard to bet against. Then there are the players who could make some noise at the 2019 US Open. Our experts weigh in....
13:00, 08/25/2019

Best business tablets of 2019: top picks for productivity slates Welcome to our best business tablet roundup for 2019. We're well into the new year, and there's plenty of brilliant tablets that will help keep you productive on the go, without having to lug around one of the best laptops.While you might n...
15:00, 06/25/2019

Gold Rally Picks up Steam as Investors Pile In The most-active gold futures contract rose more than 1% Tuesday to $1,435 a troy ounce, heading for a fresh six-year high as investors anticipate lower interest rates and seek alternatives to currencies and bonds....
11:00, 06/25/2019

Best cheap printers 2019 deals: top budget picks If you're looking for the best cheap printer (very little) money can buy in 2019, then you've come to the right place, as on this page we've listed the top budget printers that strike that careful balance between affordability and prin...
04:32, 08/18/2019

NHL draft 2019: First-round picks, scouting reports The New Jersey Devils made Jack Hughes the first overall pick in the NHL draft. The New York Rangers followed up with Kaapo Kakko at No. 2       ...
18:32, 06/21/2019

2019 NHL draft: Islanders set for few picks, quiet weekend A year after one of the most important drafts in franchise history, the 2019 NHL Draft seems likely to be a much quieter affair for the Islanders. In 2018, GM Lou Lamoriello scored Oliver Wahlstrom and Noah Dobson with the two first-round picks among...
17:00, 06/21/2019

Best in class: Back-to-school picks for cool kids Stocking up for the new school season? Stylish students will stand out with these spunky — yet perfectly parent-pleasing — finds. Monster munchies Satisfy a little one’s monster appetite with this kooky-cool lunchbox. Space cases Teach th...
16:32, 08/26/2019

NBA Finals: Expert picks to win Raptors-Warriors series, MVP We make our picks for the NBA Finals, which begin tonight when the Warriors head to Scotiabank Arena for Game 1 against the Raptors.        ...
07:00, 05/30/2019

Netflix Picks Up Neil Gaiman's The Sandman to Series Netflix and Warner Bros. Television have announced a 10-episode series adaptation of Neil Gaiman's critically-acclaimed comic book series The Sandman, with Allan Heinberg set as showrunner....
01:32, 07/02/2019

Watch: Dhawan Picks Up Bat For The First Time After Thumb Injury Shikhar Dhawan returned to nets after former India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh challenged him for the Bottle Cap Challenge which is doing rounds on social media these days....
23:32, 07/18/2019

Rory or the field? Our experts make their picks for The Open The majority of experts like Rory McIlroy to finish holding the Claret Jug. But a few other choices snuck in there, including Tommy Fleetwood's breakthrough moment....
09:00, 07/17/2019

CW Seed picks up streaming rights to Schitt's Creek The underground comedy series that nobody watches but everyone says you should watch just got easier to see, with The CW announcing that its free, ad-supported streaming platform CW Seed has picked up the rights to stream the first four seasons of Sc...
13:48, 08/04/2019

| Thunder trade Westbrook to Houston for Paul, picks Russell Westbrook has been traded from the OKC Thunder to the Houston Rockets for Chris Paul and two first-round NBA draft picks, according to multiple reports....
23:48, 07/11/2019

Accenture Picks Julie Sweet as Chief Executive The board of consulting company Accenture PLC has named Julie Sweet, the head of the company’s operations in North America, as its new chief executive....
17:32, 07/11/2019

Analyst gives his picks for favorite emerging market bonds Emerging market bonds could perform well going forward, and an analyst from Aberdeen Standard Investments picked three countries he likes — and one he doesn't....
23:48, 07/10/2019