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#Waste Management

World

World

Is 'Ugly Produce' The Key To Our Food Waste Problem?

3 min read

Farmers are embracing imperfect produce that is turned away from supermarkets to combat the global problem of food waste.

The Project

The Project

Environment Department Statements

20 min read

Statement from Environment Departments regarding Australia's Recycling

National

National

Australia's Rubbish 'Crisis' Means Your Recycling May Be Going To Landfill

2 min read

Sorting out your recycling on the weekly bin night isn't doing nearly as much good as we might hope.

National

National

Why Some Farmers Are Going Bananas Over Food Waste

4 min read

A Queensland couple who pioneered transforming reject bananas into banana flour want to inspire other growers to think innovatively about fighting food waste.

World

World

Man Who Threw Fridge Off Cliff Ordered To Drag It Back Up

1 min read

Spanish Police have forced a man to retrieve a fridge that he threw down a rocky cliff face.

Lana Hirschowitz

Lana Hirschowitz

STOP PRESS: Please Stop Sending Me Unwanted Newspapers

4 min read

When I was a child there was something exciting about the local paper.

World

World

India's Rubbish Mountain Is About To Dwarf The Taj Mahal

1 min read

The Ghazipur landfill is growing so fast it's expected to be taller than the iconic Taj Mahal by next year.

National

National

How Your Trash Could Become An Unlikely Treasure For Australia's Economy

4 min read

As Malaysia prepares to send foreign waste back to sender, Australia is figuring out how it will cope with the added stress on an already in-crisis recycling industry.

National

National

The World's First Zero-Waste Flight To Take Off In Australia

1 min read

The world's first zero-waste flight will set off from Sydney and land in Adelaide on Wednesday.

Life

Life

Cutlery Made Of Avocado Seeds Is Here To Save The Earth One Bite At A Time

3 min read

A company in Mexico is turning avocado seeds into biodegradable single-use cutlery and straws.

World

World

Two Tonnes Of Rubbish Removed From Everest

1 min read

Over five days, more than two tonnes of rubbish was collected in the Everest region.

Life

Life

Thai Supermarket Ditches Plastic Packaging For Eco-Friendly Banana Leaves

2 min read

A supermarket in Thailand is doing its bit to reduce plastic packaging by wrapping fresh produce in eco-friendly banana leaves instead.

National

National

This Family Of Four Creates Just One Bag Of Rubbish A Month

4 min read

Bulk buying, packageless food and growing their own veggies -- this family is on their way to going waste-free.

World

World

Restaurant Fining Customers Who Don't Finish Their Meal

1 min read

A Missouri restaurant is causing quite the stir with its new policy of charging customers for the food left on their plates.

National

National

The Dirty Problem Fuelled By Our $10 Billion Christmas Buying Frenzy

2 min read

Christmas is a time for giving, family and all the rest of it -- but we could be a bit less generous with our rubbish output.