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‘We have no masks!’ Pittsburgh sanitation workers go on wildcat strike amid coronavirus pandemic

‘We have no masks!’ Pittsburgh sanitation workers go on wildcat strike amid coronavirus pandemic

Pittsburgh’s municipal workers have a long history of using their power as a union to try and preserve their labor rights. According to PayDay Report a group of predominantly African American
Raw Sewage, Mountains of Garbage, and the Coronavirus: the Devastating Conditions Inside Europe’s Largest Migrant Camp

Raw Sewage, Mountains of Garbage, and the Coronavirus: the Devastating Conditions Inside Europe’s Largest Migrant Camp

At least once a week, a sewage pipe bursts and a stream of human feces runs through the camp.
Trashy Moments Straight from The Garbage Factory

Trashy Moments Straight from The Garbage Factory

In life, you never know when someone is gonna instigate a straight up garbage moment. Selfish behavior can come from all walks of life, from any social circle, and in any setting. It happens at

Starbucks has a long way to go to reach environmental goals for 2030

In 2018, the coffee chain threw out more than two times the weight of the Empire State Building in coffee cups and other garbage.

‘Catching up with the rest of world:’ China sets bans on single-use plastic

Non-degradable plastic bags will be banned in places such as supermarkets and shopping malls in major cities, as well as for the country’s ubiquitous food delivery services by the end of this year.
Trashy Moments from the Garbageverse

Trashy Moments from the Garbageverse

They say that that nothing can be certain except death and taxes, but it seems like there's always something trashy going on somewhere. You can trust that someone will be acting selfishly, be it
3,500-Year-Old Trash Proves Ancient Civilizations Were Just as Lazy and Wasteful as We Are

3,500-Year-Old Trash Proves Ancient Civilizations Were Just as Lazy and Wasteful as We Are

Piles of single-use clay vessels were found near ruins in Crete, essentially serving as the red Solo cups of their time.
How to Recycle All of Your Holiday Garbage

How to Recycle All of Your Holiday Garbage

Ah, the holidays—a time for celebration, family, and garbage. Lots of garbage. Lots of decorative garbage that lasts for up to a month or a day before meeting its end in the trash. According to the
Mysterious Craters in the Seafloor Were Likely Formed by Garbage, Scientists Say

Mysterious Craters in the Seafloor Were Likely Formed by Garbage, Scientists Say

Scientists were investigating the cause of "pockmarks" on the seafloor when they made an unsettling discovery: thousands of mini-craters, apparently formed by garbage.
220 Pounds of Trash Discovered in Dead Sperm Whale's Stomach

220 Pounds of Trash Discovered in Dead Sperm Whale's Stomach

A whale that washed up on the shores of a Scottish island last week was discovered to have 220 pounds of trash in its stomach.
Alanis Morissette Reveals ‘Jagged Little Pill’ 25th Anniversary Tour Dates

Alanis Morissette Reveals ‘Jagged Little Pill’ 25th Anniversary Tour Dates

Alanis Morissette today announced dates for a 31-date “Jagged Little Pill” 25 th anniversary tour, launching on June 20 in Portland, Oregon. The tour is a virtual badass 1990s female-artist nostalgia
LEVY: Is state-of-the art incineration technology in the cards for Toronto?

LEVY: Is state-of-the art incineration technology in the cards for Toronto?

Solid Waste General Manager Matt Keliher told the budget committee Friday that the city’s landfill site will be full between 2034 and 2037 and they need to start planning for what’s next now. Noting
Should You Even Bother Recycling Your Plastics?

Should You Even Bother Recycling Your Plastics?

We recently wrote about the dangers of recycling certain products that may not be recyclable, but a new (and mostly bleak) report by Quartz this week takes it further, indicating that the entire
This Self-Sealing Bin Takes the Mess out of Emptying the Trash

This Self-Sealing Bin Takes the Mess out of Emptying the Trash

Townew automatically seals and changes the trash bag for you.
This Self-Sealing Bin Takes the Mess out of Emptying the Trash

This Self-Sealing Bin Takes the Mess out of Emptying the Trash

Townew automatically seals and changes the trash bag for you.
People Are Convinced Trump Flashed Middle Finger During Talk With Astronauts

People Are Convinced Trump Flashed Middle Finger During Talk With Astronauts

As recent history has shown, Trump has a habit of seemingly flashing middle fingers at suspicious moments.

When Do I Need to Hire a Junk Removal Company

We can all admit that we collect too much stuff. These items are cramping several rooms in our house. Our garages are overload with old Christmas presents or unused children’s toys. The clutter never
Make a Bin for All the Stuff You Don't Know How to Recycle

Make a Bin for All the Stuff You Don't Know How to Recycle

Last week, we discussed why it’s probably a bad idea to throw something in your recycling bin when you’re not sure if it’s recyclable. (When in doubt, throw it out!)
Funny anti-littering prank used to advertise computer cleaning software

Funny anti-littering prank used to advertise computer cleaning software

For this funny advertisement, CleanMyMac dressed up a fellow as a public pile of trash and when people dropped their litter on his back, he sprung up to surprise them.
Stop Pretending Your Trash Is Recyclable

Stop Pretending Your Trash Is Recyclable

If you’ve ever stood in front of your recycling bin—unsure if the trash in your hands is recyclable—and threw it in anyway, this article is for you.