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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....

Cash for trash: Indonesia village banks on waste recycling

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Wealthy nations shipped toxic waste to Indonesia. Now Indonesia is 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.        ...
01:51, 2019-07-10

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 today: Bryan Mealer on a shocking spate of murders of ...
04:34, 2019-07-08

No trash and recycling collection on Memorial Day TUCSON – Trash and Recycling will not be picked up on Monday, May 27 as workers observe Memorial Day. All City of Tucson residential and commercial customers with regular collection on any day Monday through Friday will have a one-day delay. Officials said The Los Reales Landfill will be open....
09:34, 2019-05-23

| Trash from the top of the world handed over for recycling in Nepal Aluminium ladders and cans collected from Mount Everest may find a second life as pots and pans, as bags of trash were collected after the climbing season....
00:51, 2019-06-06

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 their procurement budgets on recycled materials for ...
08:00, 2019-07-19

Rome implements recycling machine for transit cash Rome has implemented a new initiative aimed to help travelers earn money towards public transportation tickets Tuesday-- inserting plastic bottles into an automatic recycling bin. ...
21:34, 2019-07-24

Rome tests recycling bottles for transit cash The city of Rome unveiled three test machines Tuesday around metro stations where passengers can drop plastic water bottles, receiving five cents apiece through a scan on their phones....
20:51, 2019-07-24

Australia urged to invest in recycling manufacturing after Indonesia sends rubbish back Kickstart the domestic market so Asian countries rejecting Australian waste is no longer a problem, industry suggests Australia could quickly solve the problem of Indonesia and other countries rejecting its waste if governments invested in recycling manufacturing as promised and required the use of ...
05:51, 2019-07-11

Cash in the trash: man tosses more than $23,000 (KIEM) An Oregon man accidentally tossed out over $20,000 but will soon get it back. According to Recology Humboldt, the man mistakenly recycled a Vans shoe box with nearly $23,000 inside. When he noticed he couldn’t find his cash, he called up his garbage company, Recology Ashland. The Ashland loca...
17:51, 2019-08-07

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....
07:17, 2019-06-16

In Indonesia, Trash As Payment For Tickets On 'Plastic Bus' Dozens of people clutching bags full of plastic bottles and disposable cups queue at a busy bus terminal in the Indonesian city of Surabaya -- where passengers can swap trash for travel tickets....
14:17, 2019-08-09

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....
15:34, 2019-05-21

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. ...
09:17, 2019-07-12

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....
19:51, 2019-07-09

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....
14:17, 2019-06-17

ATM Charges Levied By Banks For Making Cash Transactions The ATM charges apply depending on the type - whether it belongs to the same bank where the customer's account is located or some other bank - and nature of ATM - whether the ATM is located in a......
14:17, 2019-08-10

More Americans are finally moving cash to online banks for higher interest rates More Americans are moving their cash to online banks to earn interest of 2% or more. But many feel more comfortable with a local branch        ...
20:34, 2019-05-23

Welcome to Taiwan's Houtong Cat Village, a village with many, many cats There are so many places in the world that it’s impossible to properly see them all in a single lifetime. How, in a world of great cities and historically important sites, natural wonders and gorgeous landscapes, do you decide where to go? Well, you say fuck all of that other stuff and make a little...
20:34, 2019-05-23

Investors Shun Banks Buying Other Banks Shares of banks buying other banks are underperforming, reflecting investor concerns that potential economic weakness could depress future earnings and portend bigger-than-expected loan losses at target firms....
22:17, 2019-06-16

U.S. Banks Rush in as European Banks Stumble The retrenchment of Deutsche Bank and other former European financial powerhouses has left a gaping hole in European banking. U.S. banks are filling the void, strengthening their stranglehold on the region....
17:00, 2019-07-08

Recycling Is in Crisis. Could These Innovations Be the Answer? Now that China is turning away the world’s recyclable waste, Australia wants to ban export of the materials and increase domestic processing. Here are some techniques being pursued....
09:34, 2019-08-12

Sorting out recycling programs: Which ones work best? Changing markets and confusion over what can be thrown in recycling bins has forced some communities to rethink or even suspend their recycling programs. But many more recycling programs are working well, experts say....
19:17, 2019-05-22

SKM to be wound up and 280,000 tonnes of recycling could end up in landfill Firm handling half of Victoria’s recycling hoped buyer’s $40m injection would save it but ‘funds have not been received’ The supreme court of Victoria has ordered recycling company SKM to be wound up, as tens of thousands of tonnes of recycling more than previously disclosed may be headed for landfi...
05:34, 2019-08-02

20,000 tonnes of recycling dumped in Victorian landfill during SKM ban Fears grow that figure could compound into hundreds of thousands of tonnes if the company collapsesMore than 20,000 tonnes of glass, paper and plastic was dumped in Victorian landfill while beleaguered waste company SKM Recycling was banned from accepting kerbside rubbish due to health and safety co...
20:51, 2019-07-22

A New Way To Erase Ink Lets You Reuse Printouts Without Recycling Yes, it’s great that your office put a blue bin next to the copy machine so unwanted print outs don’t end up in the trash. But recycling paper still takes its toll on the environment, so researchers at Rutgers have come up with a new way to erase ink off a printed page, allowing it to be run through...
19:51, 2019-06-27

Recycling Centers Roll Out AI-Trained Robots Recycling facilities are deploying artificial-intelligence-guided robots, which can sort streams of waste more quickly and accurately than human workers....
13:34, 2019-07-05

City of Tucson changing recycling program TUCSON — Poor recycling practices and risings costs are pushing the City of Tucson to change its recycling program. “Most of the recycling bins were either half full or a third full,” said Carlos De La Torre, Director of Environmental and General Services for the City of Tucson. St...
14:00, 2019-08-12

Beverage Companies Embrace Recycling, Until It Costs Them They have pledged to help fix U.S. recycling, but for decades the companies have fought against “bottle bills,” which result in more bottles and cans being recycled but are costly for the industry....
12:17, 2019-07-04

Swimming in plastic: How Metro Vancouver handles its own recycling After accounting for his own plastic waste, reporter Aaron McArthur looks into how Metro Vancouver recycles what it produces - a unique approach in North America....
16:17, 2019-06-28

Gove and bosses to hold recycling scheme summit The chief executives of Asda, Greggs and J Sainsbury will hold talks with Michael Gove this week amid growing concern that a series of recycling initiatives will impose unsustainable costs on an already-embattled sector....
14:51, 2019-07-17

How you're recycling plastic wrong, from coffee cups to toothpaste If you don’t clean your recycling, it can harm more than it helps. And that icon with the arrows is virtually meaninglessThis week we’re exploring plastic pollution as part of our six-month Toxic America series. Please support this journalism and help us hit our $150,000 goalIt’s a familiar scene: y...
17:00, 2019-06-17

Lexington Recycling Center To Be Shut Down Thursday, Friday LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Lexington’s Recycling Center will be shut down Thursday and Friday because of a mechanical problem. The mechanical problem involves a machine that separates aluminum cans from other materials. The replacement part is expected to arrive Friday, according to a pres...
22:17, 2019-06-05

In an impoverished Chilean suburb, a recycling drive flourishes La Pintana, an impoverished Chilean neighborhood plagued by crime, is an unlikely place to find a green revolution. But the area on the outskirts of capital city Santiago is blazing a trail in recycling its waste....
16:17, 2019-06-20

Lexington Recycling Center Expected To Reopen Monday LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– A broken machine forced the Lexington Recycling Center to shut down on for a couple of days as they waited for a replacement part. The part did not arrive Friday as expected and is now scheduled to arrive on Monday morning. If the part arrives Monday morning, it will b...
23:17, 2019-06-07

Eskilstuna: how a Swedish town became the world capital of recycling The city was dying. Then somebody had a great idea to save it – make it the greenest place on Earth‘People talk about Eskilstuna as the place where nothing new is invented,” says the shopping mall manager Anna Bergström. An hour’s train ride from Stockholm, the “Sheffield of Sweden” has had somethin...
12:34, 2019-06-18

Venezuelans adopt recycling to make ends meet In Venezuela, the financial hopes of Eliset González are riding on a niche trade. Each day, González sits at a marketplace kiosk in Caracas and repairs broken light bulbs for people who can’t afford new ones in the crisis-torn nation. (June 11)       ...
11:17, 2019-06-11

New program to replace curbside recycling in Sierra Vista SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – Starting July 1, Sierra Vista will be ending its curbside pickup of recyclable materials. To replace the program is a new drop-off facility where anyone can go and drop off their recyclable materials free of charge. Materials accepted by the program are plastic containers...
09:34, 2019-05-23

Amazon's Revolutionary Retail Strategy? Recycling Old Ideas Opinion: Amazon's prevailing business strategy is to try everything—even what's been done before—to reshape retail. Sound backward? It's actually brilliant....
23:01, 2019-07-31

Man accidentally throws away $23K in savings, somehow recovers it at a recycling facility The Oregon man accidentally tossed away a shoebox containing his lifetime savings. He recovered all but $320.        ...
14:34, 2019-08-06

'A sort of eco-dictatorship': Shanghai grapples with strict new recycling laws Steep fines and social credit penalties face people violating complex waste sorting rules – but some say the answer is all about pigsFor the last two weeks, Shanghai residents have grappled with a singular question: “What kind of trash are you?”The question is aimed at the city’s daily 22,000 tonnes...
04:17, 2019-07-12

Americans' plastic recycling is dumped in landfills, investigation shows Consumers’ efforts to be eco-friendly go to waste as many communities find themselves with nowhere to send their refuseWhere does your plastic go? Revealing America’s dirty secretA sign on an upside-down dumpster spelled the end of Pearl Pai’s long romance with plastics recycling.For years, Pai and ...
10:34, 2019-06-21

Recycling industry calls for dollars and action after decision to end exports Australian Council of Recycling warns 4.5m tonnes of waste could end up in domestic landfill without investmentAustralia’s recycling industry has said the “nice words” of a government agreement on recycling must be backed up with funding and action to be “transformative” to the sector.The Australian...
22:17, 2019-08-12

Victoria ignored recycling warnings that left it vulnerable to China move – report Auditor general finds Victoria has had no statewide waste policy since 2014, and agencies had not effectively regulated the industryVictorian authorities failed to prevent the state sleepwalking into a recycled waste crisis, amid signs China was curbing imports six years ago, a scathing watchdog rep...
09:17, 2019-06-08

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 banned the import of foreign garbage, recycling c...
03:34, 2019-05-29

Researchers discover “Fishwrap” influence campaign recycling old terror news Enlarge / Old news, new fish. (credit: Rick Barrentine/Getty Images) Researchers at Recorded Future have uncovered what appears to be a new, growing social media-based influence operation involving more than 215 social media accounts. While relatively small in comparison to influence and disinform...
19:51, 2019-06-12

China vows to raise recycling rates of rural plastic mulch China vowed to improve the recycling rates of plastic mulch used in farming, the government said on Wednesday, amid mounting concerns about soil contamination as unrecovered bits of the thin film get left behind, leaving traces in crops....
01:34, 2019-07-04

Recycling crisis: land owners face millions in clean-up costs after SKM collapse The company, which was wound up on Friday, stockpiled tens of thousands of tonnes of recycling at rented sitesLand owners across Victoria are facing a multimillion-dollar clean-up bill after the discovery of tens of thousands of tonnes of previously unknown recycling stockpiled at sites rented by fa...
01:17, 2019-08-07

A man mocked recycling as he dumped a fridge off a cliff. He had to haul it back up and he's facing trial In a seemingly perfect act of justice, a man who was filmed throwing a used refrigerator off a cliff while mocking recycling was told to retrieve it for proper disposal....
21:51, 2019-08-02

GOP rep unveils bill to implement DNA testing at border, as officials warn of ‘child recycling’ As the Trump administration speaks out on the problem of child trafficking at the southern border, one Texas lawmaker is responding with a bill that would administer DNA tests to migrants who arrive in the U.S. claiming to be with family members. ...
17:17, 2019-07-22

And Then There Was One: Three People Lived in This Village Until Two Were Murdered. Thirty years ago, 200 people lived in the Moldovan village of Dobrusa. But most have since left or died. After a twin killing in February, there’s only one survivor still standing....
19:00, 2019-07-15

Mali: Nearly 100 die in attack on Dogon village About 100 Malians have been killed in an overnight attack on an ethnic Dogon village, officials say. Fighting between Dogon hunters and Fulani herders has intensified in recent months....
17:51, 2019-06-10

An Indian village has many more twins than can be explained One in eleven people in a village in India is a twin. Though nobody knows the underlying causes, cousin marriage and disease epidemics have now been ruled out...
18:51, 2019-05-21

How does your brain take out the trash? Until recently, no one knew how the brain removed waste. In 2013, the glymphatic system was discovered. Here, we discuss its role in health and disease....
17:17, 2019-06-21

A longtimer's tour of LGBTQ life in the Village As New York marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising this pride weekend, welcoming WorldPride to the city, the neighborhood where LGBTQ people once gathered in force has gone through several decades of transformation....
22:00, 2019-06-27

Man who gunned down ex-girlfriend in East Village sentenced The man who shot and killed his ex-girlfriend during a busy morning commute in Manhattan in 2017 was sentenced to 18 years to life for the slaying on Thursday. Vincent Verdi, 63, pleaded guilty in May to fatally shooting Elizabeth Lee-Herman on Cooper Square near East Eighth Street in the East Villa...
10:17, 2019-06-21

Woodstock’s first performer spent decades in this Village pad Benjamin Scheuer, a playwright, singer and songwriter best known for his off-Broadway show, “The Lion,” is about to list his home at 106 Waverly Place for $3.65 million — or as a $10,000-a-month rental. The (now) two-bedroom, two-bathroom condo has some musical history: Brooklyn native Richie Havens...
08:34, 2019-06-28

How One Rajasthan Village Still Has Water Even After A Long, Dry Summer The village of Laporiya, located 90 kilometres from Jaipur, has enough water even at the end of a long and dry summer. In fact, Laporiya's wells never run dry and fields have moisture, even in summer,......
16:51, 2019-07-14

About 100 Malians killed in attack on Dogon village At least 95 people were killed in an overnight attack on an ethnic Dogon village in central Mali, local officials said on Monday, the latest bout of ethnic violence fuelling the country's security crisis....
15:00, 2019-06-10

Scores killed in attack on Malian village Mayor says 95 bodies recovered so far and much of village is still burningGunmen killed nearly 100 people in an overnight massacre in Mali, local officials have said, amid a wave of violence in the Sahel region linked to Islamist extremists.The attackers entered a traditional Dogon village in centra...
22:00, 2019-06-10

At least 95 dead after assailants raid Mali village Assailants raided a central Mali village early Monday, killing at least 95 people in the latest massacre in a growing ethnic conflict that has been enflamed by Islamic extremists, government officials said....
00:34, 2019-06-11

At least 95 killed in central Mali village attack Attackers believed to belong to the Fulani ethnic group raided a rival Dogon village in central Mali overnight, killing at least 95 people and burning houses to the ground, local and government officials said on Monday....
22:51, 2019-06-10

| 95 killed in attack on central Mali village Ninety-five people in a central Malian village inhabited by the Dogon community have been killed by gunmen in an overnight attack, a local official and a security source said....
21:01, 2019-06-10

Snack bar wrapper made from sustainable paper hailed as recycling 'world first' A snack bar wrapper that degrades in a marine environment within six months and can be used on a high-speed packaging line has been hailed as a "world first"....
06:00, 2019-07-03

Juice WRLD: 'There is just so much trash in rap' With a US No 1 album, Jarad Higgins is the man taking emo rap overground – and he owes it all to fancying a goth girl at schoolJuice WRLD is contemplating another life. “You think I could be a FedEx worker, Mom?” he asks across the room, a suite in a swanky Soho hotel filled with family and friends....
21:34, 2019-07-04

You Don't Need to Throw Used Hangers in the Trash With all the plastic film and toxic chemicals, dry cleaning clothes can be a wasteful process. You’ll likely end up with a surplus of wire hangers that meet the trash after a day’s use, too....
08:34, 2019-08-13

Don't Throw Your Old Bicycle in the Trash There are graveyards of mangled bicycles sitting in vacant lots throughout villages and major cities in China. Local governments have long struggled with what to do with the millions of abandoned bicycles—the result of an initial oversupply to support the country’s bike share program (that later fel...
21:34, 2019-06-06

In western France, a village remembers D-Day's 'secret massacre' The lost U.S. paratrooper tapped on the door of the Rigault family's farmhouse in Normandy in the early hours of June 6, 1944, miles south of his intended drop zone and soaking from his landing in the surrounding marshland....
09:00, 2019-05-23

Cauley makes a new memory in return to Muirfield Village Many happy returns for Bud Cauley with a 67 at the Memorial a year after car crash broke 6 of his ribs        ...
06:34, 2019-05-31

NBC cancels freshman series Abby’s, The Enemy Within, and The Village The bloodbath of TV cancellation season isn’t quite over yet. Variety reports that NBC has announced the cancellation of three freshman series: Abby’s, The Enemy Within, and The Village....
00:51, 2019-05-31

Debris from passenger jet flight wreaks havoc on village A Norwegian Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner was a nightmare for a village near Rome when debris from the plane struck one person, 25 vehicles and a dozen homes, according to reports. Fragments rained down “like bullets” shortly after the airliner took off from Fiumicino Aiport on Saturday for a fligh...
19:00, 2019-08-12

Hundreds of Roma 'forcibly removed' from Russian village Governor blames tensions on US after about 650 believed evicted from ChemodanovkaHundreds of Roma people have been forcibly evicted from a village in western Russia, the head of the village council has admitted, after one ethnic Russian was killed and another left in a coma.The regional government q...
17:34, 2019-06-19

Farm reveals escaped wallaby spotted in village is one of two The owners of a wallaby seen hopping loose in an English village revealed there are actually two of the animals on the loose, and they were deliberately released by unknown culprits....
20:34, 2019-07-05

How a D-Day mistake caused the ‘secret massacre’ of a French village GRAIGNES, France — The lost US paratrooper tapped on the door of the Rigault family’s farmhouse in Normandy in the early hours of June 6, 1944, miles south of his intended drop zone and soaking from his landing in the surrounding marshland. After four years under German occupation, 12-year-old Marth...
20:01, 2019-05-23

A Polish Village Gains Fame for What It Doesn’t Have: Boys Over nearly a decade, all 12 children born in the farming hamlet of Miejsce Odrzanskie have been girls, an oddity that has drawn international attention....
19:51, 2019-08-06

2 Children Dead, 52 Ill After Drinking Contaminated Water In UP Village Two children died and 52 have fallen sick after drinking contaminated water from a hand pump at their school in a village in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh district, officials said....
15:51, 2019-07-17

Designers buy Greenwich Village’s famed pink townhouse A dilapidated pink stucco townhouse at the heart of a $25 million real estate empire owned by the late Village eccentric Celeste Martin has sold for $8.5 million — far less than its original $11 million asking price. The buyers are Robert and Cortney Novogratz, LA-based designers and HGTV stars who ...
21:51, 2019-07-31

This floating village in Ghana is an oasis of ancient traditions With stilt structures over water and houses built from branches of raffia palm, Nzulezo in Jomoro district of western Ghana could pass for a less elaborate version of Venice in Italy....
02:00, 2019-05-28

Instagram pond with $1 entrance fee saved an Indonesian village Social media can destroy tourist attractions. But sometimes Instagram’s power can be used for good. It can even save a village. Fifteen years ago, the small Indonesian village of Ponggok could barely sustain itself. According to the South China Morning Post, residents lacked money and education, une...
19:34, 2019-08-10

Rape reported at West Village subway station A 19-year-old woman was allegedly raped by a stranger on the staircase of the West Fourth Street-Washington Square subway station in the West Village early Tuesday morning, police sources said. The woman said she was on the staircase around 3:40 a.m. when an unknown man came up behind her, pulled do...
04:00, 2019-05-30

Wait, There's A Wind Waker Village In Breath Of The Wild? Somehow, despite the game being out for over two years now, it’s taken until July 2019 for us to find out that there’s an entire village from Wind Waker that has been replicated at the edge of Breath of the Wild’s map....
08:34, 2019-07-05

Valley of the dolls: Inside Japan's 'Scarecrow Village' On the surface, Nagoro is like any other sleepy village in southern Japan. Until you realize the town's "villagers" are actually life-size scarecrows -- and they outnumber human residents ten-to-one...
04:51, 2019-07-24

| Nearly 100 killed, 19 missing in central Mali village massacre Nearly 100 people were killed in a gruesome overnight attack on a village in central Mali, in the latest violence to strike the fragile region, authorities have said....
19:17, 2019-06-11

Bangladeshi Border Personnel Intrude Into Meghalaya Village Armed personnel of the Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) intruded into Meghalaya's Muktapur village and threatened Indian villagers to stop construction of an internal road, locals said on Monday....
00:17, 2019-07-23

Syrian air strike on village market kill at least 12: rescuers At least 12 people were killed and scores wounded on Tuesday in aerial strikes believed to have been carried out by the Syrian air force on a popular market in a village in opposition-held northwestern Syria, rescuers and residents said....
22:34, 2019-07-16

English Village Seeks a Doctor, Using a Hashtag and a Video Residents of Mevagissey, at the southwestern tip of England, have taken to social media to try to ensure their community keeps its local health services....
03:17, 2019-06-07

Henri Belolo, a Founder of the Village People, Dies at 82 Mr. Belolo and his business partner, Jacques Morali, assembled a colorful group of singers dressed as macho archetypes and created a disco phenomenon....
16:51, 2019-08-13

Cops link two shootings in Long Island village Police are investigating two shootings in a Long Island village in which a person was injured and a car was found riddled with bullet holes. The two Amityville shootings — one Oldfield Avenue and Orchard Place and another at 45 Merrick Road — were reporting just before 2 p.m. Tuesday and were believ...
09:51, 2019-06-05

Knife-wielding maniac goes berserk on MTA bus in the East Village Warning: Video contains graphic language An unhinged man armed with a utility knife attacked an MTA bus in the East Village Thursday night — but was brought down by the bus driver and other good Samaritans, authorities said. The unidentified man climbed onto the windshield of the bus at about 8 p.m....
10:51, 2019-06-07

Doonbeg: why one Irish village won't join the Trump protests Trumpland’s Irish outpost in the village of Doonbeg in County Clare is an economic lifeline for localsProtests and controversy await Donald Trump when he flies into Ireland on Wednesday, but there is at least one corner of the country preparing a heartfelt welcome.The village of Doonbeg in County Cl...
15:51, 2019-06-04

Syrian troops take village deep within last rebel stronghold BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces have captured a village deep within the last rebel stronghold in the northwest province of Idlib, after intense clashes with militants. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, an opposition war monitor, said on Monday that the troops had reached ...
15:51, 2019-06-03

Suburb in the sky: how Jakartans built an entire village on top of a mall Depending who you ask, Cosmo Park is an ingenious urban oasis or an ill-conceived dystopiaIt’s Thursday and the residents of Jakarta’s Cosmo Park are out jogging, watering their plants or walking their dogs along neat asphalt roads.Neighbourhood kids pedal their bikes under frangipani trees and peac...
10:00, 2019-08-05

Cameron Diaz’s former West Village pad hits market for $4M Actress Cameron Diaz made a killing on this West Village condo, which she bought for $2.95 million in 2008 and sold for $4.25 million in 2016. But the buyer, Noel Pittman, wasn’t so lucky and is now listing the stunning pad for $4 million — a quarter of a million less than the purchase p...
21:34, 2019-06-14

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....
16:00, 2019-06-13

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 Airlines, said they average 65 pounds of garbage a f...
19:51, 2019-06-05

What's the best way to use chicken leftovers? | Waste Not Stock answer: don’t throw them away. The bones of a good-quality chicken will yield lots of nourishing stock, or this wholesome brothGood-quality chicken that’s been reared slowly outdoors using the best environmental farming methods, isn’t cheap, but it can be economical. If you use every last mors...
08:34, 2019-06-08

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 electronics are already processed monthly at recycli...
19:17, 2019-05-23

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 momentum for impeachment in the House....
22:17, 2019-07-24

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 floor of a primary school in Pripyat, the town bui...
11:17, 2019-08-01

So There's Trash Talk And Then There's Casual Bigotry How far is too far when it comes to gaming trash talk? And how do you go about confronting a friend, or a stranger, for some seriously uncool comments in chat? On this week’s episode of Kotaku Splitscreen, we brought in Kotaku senior reporter and trash talk aficionado Cecilia D’Anastasio to discuss ...
02:17, 2019-08-02

Check Out This Hot New Lego Overwatch Trash Lego’s first round of Overwatch sets were nice, but they left out a few key characters. Two new sets due out in October fix three of these oversights, adding Junkrat, Roadhog and everybody’s favorite hamster mech pilot Hammond to the mix....
02:00, 2019-06-28

Elizabeth Warren, Put Your Beautiful Dog in the Trash Elizabeth Warren is perhaps the most intellectually sound left-wing candidate in a generation. Her moral purpose and keen policy sense could propel her all the way to the White House. There is just one thing she needs to do first: get rid of her fake ass dog—forever....
01:34, 2019-05-29

Don't Throw Your Old Xbox or Playstation in the Trash Last week, as part of New York City’s new electronics waste collection program, officials stated that more than 100,000 items were collected from homes in fewer than three years. And while that means fewer electronics—like computers, cell phones or televisions—in our landfills, it’s an incredibly sm...
02:34, 2019-08-17

Freak dressed in black gimp suit terrorizes UK village A man dressed head to toe in black bondage gear is terrifying residents on the dark roads of a UK village, according to a new report. One of the alleged victims was a woman who told the BBC she was walking in Claverham, Somerset — about 2½ hours west of London — when she spotted......
22:51, 2019-07-15

Dalit Village Head's Husband Beaten To Death In Gujarat Husband of a Dalit sarpanch was allegedly beaten to death using sticks and pipes by around six men when he was going on his motorcycle on Ranpur-Barvala road in Botad district on Wednesday, police......
06:00, 2019-06-20

Steve Cannon, Whose Townhouse Was an East Village Salon, Dies at 84 A writer and publisher who had lost his sight, he opened his door to a revolving cast of painters, poets, musicians and others for meandering conversation....
23:17, 2019-07-16

Henri Belolo, co-founder of Village People, dies aged 82 The producer, lyricist and promoter helped disco-era pop group to hits in US and UK, but later became embroiled in a legal dispute with their singerHenri Belolo, a co-founder of pop group Village People, has died aged 82.The group confirmed the news on their Facebook page, along with Belolo’s record...
16:17, 2019-08-08

‘Absolutely mad’ raccoon dogs are terrorizing this small English village Two rare, hissing critters are wreaking havoc on one English village, attacking farm animals and terrifying villagers, according to a new report. The Japanese tanukis — also called raccoon dogs because of their similarities to both animals — apparently dug their way out of an enclosure i...
20:34, 2019-05-29

Syrian troops regain control of village they lost to rebels DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state media say government forces have regained control of a northwestern village, just days after losing it to militants. State TV says troops captured Kfar Nabudah on Sunday from militants, including members of al-Qaida-linked Hayat Tahrir al-Sham group. Government fo...
14:17, 2019-05-26

Lesbian Couple In UP Village Seeks Police Protection To Get Married A lesbian couple in Uttar Pradesh's Shamli district has sought police protection after their families opposed their decision to get married and allegedly threatened them of dire consequences, an......
15:34, 2019-06-20

After Minister's Flood Selfie, BJP Video Shows Him Swimming To Village Maharashtra Minister Girish Mahajan, roasted after he was seen posing for selfies and waving cheerfully during a survey of a flood-hit district, appeared in a video tweeted by the BJP today that......
21:17, 2019-08-10

PM Modi's 'Hand-Delivered' Letters To Village Heads A Hit. What He Wrote Concerned about the water crisis in rural areas, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has written a personal letter to 'Gram Pradhans' or village chiefs requesting them to conserve large amounts of rainwater......
11:51, 2019-06-15

Hundreds of firefighters tackle wildfires in Portugal, village evacuated Hundreds of firefighters are currently working to combat serious wildfires in central Portugal that ripped through the region, forcing evacuations on Sunday, while injuring 12 civilians and eight firefighters, according to authorities....
23:01, 2019-07-21

Mali president visits Dogon village where dozens killed President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita of Mali on Thursday visited the site of an ethnic massacre in central Mali in which gunmen killed dozens of people, vowing once again to crack down on spiraling insecurity....
23:34, 2019-06-13

Mali president heads for Dogon village where dozens killed President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita of Mali went on Thursday to visit the site of an ethnic massacre in central Mali in which gunmen killed dozens of people, his office said....
16:17, 2019-06-13

Turkish Cypriots blame Syrian missile for blast near village Turkish Cypriot authorities are investigating the cause of an explosion outside a village in the breakaway north of ethnically split Cyprus that an official says may have been caused by some type of missile or aircraft...
11:00, 2019-07-01

With free beers, Trump brothers thank devoted Irish village When Eric and Donald Trump, Jr. arrived in the one corner of Ireland celebrating their father's first visit as U.S. president, they had one question for the locals: "Does Doonbeg love Trump?"...
02:01, 2019-06-06

TRAFFIC: Asphalt replacement at Tangerine Farms Rd, Rillito Village TUCSON – Starting Monday, there will be traffic delays at a north west intersection. Crews will be removing and replacing asphalt at the intersection of Tangerine Farms Road and Rillito Village Trail. Work is expected to be completed by Friday June 24. Crews will begin working at 4:00 a.m. and...
17:51, 2019-06-12

"No 5-Star Treatment, Can Sleep On Road": HD Kumaraswamy On Village Visit Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy, who kick-started his village stay campaign ''Grama Vastavya 2.0'' from Gurmitkal in Yadgir district on Friday, denied reports of him getting a "5-star......
07:00, 2019-06-22

Shakers restaurant primed to make moves in the West Village Rita Sodi and Jody Williams, who just won this year’s James Beard Foundation’s best New York City chefs award, are planning a Shaker restaurant at 50 Commerce St. in the West Village early next year....
23:34, 2019-06-09

| Sudan militia killed 9 people in Darfur village, say doctors A Sudanese militia has shot dead nine people in a village of the war-torn region of Darfur, a doctors committee linked to the country's protest movement has said....
16:51, 2019-06-12

BSF Jawan Died 26 Years Ago. Now, Village Youth Get His Family A New Home Twenty-six years after he was killed in the line of duty, the family of a BSF jawan left their thatched dwelling behind and moved into a new pucca house, thanks to a group of youngsters from their......
23:34, 2019-08-16

| WATCH | 'Cleopatra' wows Moroccan village at donkey pageant Wearing a crown of flowers, "Cleopatra" the donkey delighted villagers in central Morocco by bucking the trend to clinch top prize in a beauty pagean, in the village of Beni Ammar....
19:17, 2019-08-02

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 soft herbs. It takes for ever and is a complete was...
07:34, 2019-06-01

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 waste,” wrote Sgt. Chriswell Scott on Twitter. Motoris...
01:51, 2019-08-06

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 season and for Jessica’s arc. On the other hand, I…...
00:17, 2019-06-17

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....
19:51, 2019-07-31

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...
09:34, 2019-07-11

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 moved to a small village where my parents gave me m...
07:34, 2019-07-13

AOC ‘proud’ of being a bartender, ‘doubts’ GOPers ‘take trash out’ Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez doesn’t regret being a bartender one bit, she says. “As always, I‘m proud of my work in restaurants,” the congresswoman tweeted Sunday night, hours after taking fire from British journalist Piers Morgan for being “a bartender 18 months ago.”...
12:34, 2019-07-01

Los Angeles is now ‘giant trash receptacle,’ says columnist A swath of Los Angeles has devolved into a wasteland with rats scurrying among piles of decaying garbage and squalid tent cities, according to a series of stomach-churning photos that the Los Angeles Times says depict the “collapse of a city that’s lost control.” “The city of Los Angeles has become ...
08:17, 2019-06-03

Man tried to rape woman who was taking out trash in Brooklyn A woman who was taking out her garbage Sunday night in Brooklyn was followed back into her building by a man who tried to rape her, but she was able to fight him off and scream for help, cops said. The 32-year-old victim was near Myrtle Ave. and Central Ave. in Bushwick around 12:15 a.m.......
00:00, 2019-07-10

You Can Kayak in Europe for Free, If You Pick Up Trash All over the world, our oceans, lakes, and rivers are full of trash. There’s a heap of plastic garbage swirling around in the Pacific Ocean right now and much of it is the result of our own littering and improper trash disposal. Some waterways in Europe suffer the same littering problem, which led t...
00:34, 2019-05-22

India's Single-Serve Trash Problem Plastic waste generated by the average Indian climbed 69% between 2015 and 2018, prompting the government to crack down and consumer-products giants to scramble....
20:17, 2019-07-05

Have To Eat Rats To Survive, Claim Locals In Flood-Affected Bihar Village Locals in Dangi Tola village of Katihar district in Bihar claimed they have no option but to eat rats as floods have wreaked havoc and destroyed houses in the region....
21:51, 2019-07-16

'Lost village' found at site of most infamous clan massacre in Scotland Archaeologists excavating the scene of the most infamous clan massacre in Scottish history have unearthed parts of a "lost village" in the Highlands valley of Glencoe....
04:51, 2019-08-14

‘It wasn’t crying wolf’: sale of whole Italian village revealed as PR hoax Tiny Esino Lario claimed all its assets were up for grabs – but it was actually working with a tech firm to raise awareness of issues facing villages Last month a mountain village in northern Italy put all its assets up for sale. A website advertised that everything must go.Street signs started at €...
18:34, 2019-05-29

Bigot wrote ‘KILL THE GAY AWAY’ on gate of vacant East Village building A bigot scrawled “KILL THE GAY AWAY” on the front of an abandoned East Village building, police said. The vandal scribbled the hateful message in black spray paint on the front gate of 11 Avenue A around 2:40 a.m. Thursday, cops said late Friday. The NYPD’s Hate Crimes Task Force i...
17:17, 2019-08-10

Ghana's floating village is trying to balance its ancient traditions in a modern world With stilt structures over water and houses built from branches of raffia palm, Nzulezo in Ghana could pass for a less elaborate version of Venice, Italy. Find out how this floating village tries to keep its traditions alive in the modern age....
22:17, 2019-05-24

The ‘modern Pompeii’: Mayor wants Italian-Americans to help restore ruined village An Italian politician wants Italian Americans to help him raise the funds to build a new village of Poggioreale, which was virtually destroyed by an earthquake a half-century ago. It’s now a ghost town after most of its residents left for good. The local school was half-destroyed, and a calendar on ...
19:51, 2019-07-07

95 people massacred and 19 missing in Mali village "terrorist" attack, government says Unknown assailants killed at least 95 people in an ethnic Dogon village in the latest massacre to destabilize central Mali, government officials said.        ...
18:51, 2019-06-10

'It's humiliating for us': village disowns Dutee Chand, India's first openly gay athlete Country’s fastest sprinter praised for courage, but family and locals say they cannot accept a gay relationship Supporters of India’s first openly gay athlete fear for her safety after her decision to come out prompted a backlash in her home village.Local reaction was hostile in Chaka Gopalpur, a vi...
06:17, 2019-06-05

Russian village near site of suspected missile accident to be evacuated, report says Residents of a Russian village near the site of a suspected explosion of a nuclear-powered missile have been told to evacuate, Russian state news agency RIA-Novosti reported, citing a local official....
20:17, 2019-08-13

Yorkshire village faces petrochemical giant in anti-fracking fight Ineos, owned by UK’s richest man, wants to overturn ban on well next to sheltered housingA petrochemical company owned by Britain’s richest man is attempting to overrule a Yorkshire council to drill a shale gas well next to a sheltered housing development.Residents in Woodsetts, Rotherham, have crow...
15:34, 2019-06-11

Woman Sets Herself On Fire After Brawl In Madhya Pradesh Village: Police A woman belonging to the scheduled caste community allegedly committed suicide by setting herself on fire after a brawl with the sons of an upper-caste farmer over a land dispute in Madhya Pradesh's......
22:34, 2019-07-23

Village near Russian missile explosion ordered to evacuate — then told to stay put Residents of the Russian village of Nyonoksa, which borders the site of Thursday’s nuclear-powered missile explosion, were ordered to evacuate — and then abruptly told not to, according to a report. On Thursday night, a missile containing nuclear material exploded on a barge floating in the Wh...
09:51, 2019-08-14

El Chapo's winding road from mountain village to drug lord to U.S. prison Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, who rose from humble origins in a mountain village to lead the Sinaloa Cartel, one of the world's most powerful drug trafficking gangs, was sentenced on Wednesday by a U.S. judge to life in prison, plus 30 years....
18:00, 2019-07-17

In an Indian village, Muslims talk of leaving as divide with Hindus widens Muslims in Nayabans, an unremarkable village in northern India, say they remember a time when their children played with Hindu youths, and people from either faith chatted when they frequented each other's shops and went to festivals together....
07:34, 2019-05-22

Evacuation of village near explosion of nuclear cruise-missile engine called off Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty Images) In the wake of an apparent explosion of the nuclear-powered engine of an experimental cruise missile, the Russian government has reportedly evacuated residents of a nearby village. According to local media, residents of Nyonoska, the site of a Russian...
13:00, 2019-08-16

City Gate From the Time of King David Unearthed In Miracle Village Archaeologists have announced an amazing discovery - they have found an ancient city gate that dates to the time of King David, perhaps the greatest of all the rulers of ancient Israel. This find came after decades of digging at a site in the Golan Heights.  ...
06:51, 2019-06-08

Nobel Prize-winning economist nabs East Village row house What a wedding gift! Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Romer and professor/author Caroline Weber, who married last year, will soon be the new owners of a 19th-century East Village row house that was once owned by Mary-Kate Olsen and her then-boyfriend (now husband) banker Olivier Sarkozy. The home,...
21:51, 2019-07-31

In Tlaib’s Ancestral Village, Grandmother Weathers a Global Political Storm Suddenly pulled into an international uproar, the 90-year-old grandmother of Representative Rashida Tlaib has barely kept up with the dizzying drama....
00:34, 2019-08-17

Russian officials cancel village evacuation after suspected missile accident Russian authorities have called off the evacuation of a village in northern Russia near the site of a suspected failed missile test, Russian state news agency TASS reported on Tuesday. The incident last week killed at least five nuclear specialists and caused radiation levels to spike....
03:51, 2019-08-14

At least 95 slain in Mali village amid surge in ethnic, extremist violence Nineteen others are missing, officials said Monday, as authorities continued to search for bodies. Officials said the assailants also set dwellings on fire and killed livestock....
18:00, 2019-06-10

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....
21:34, 2019-06-16

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....
16:00, 2019-06-13

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.        ...
19:34, 2019-07-12

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....
03:00, 2019-06-05

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 of energy, technology, science, climate change and ...
09:17, 2019-05-22

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 administration halted development of a proposed long-term...
23:34, 2019-06-28

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 much cheaper than buying ready-made. Related: No wast...
06:17, 2019-06-16

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 Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the world is at a dangerous ...
11:17, 2019-08-08

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....
13:51, 2019-07-17

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 answer – by using the detritus of domestic life to ...
19:51, 2019-07-20

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 global risk consulting firm Verisk Maplecroft.The...
06:51, 2019-07-03

Shanghai citizens out of sorts over new trash separation rules Household trash has occupied the minds of Shanghai residents this week: specifically, are the contents of their bins "wet", "dry", "hazardous" or "recyclable"?...
11:00, 2019-06-28

24,000 pounds of trash — and 4 corpses — removed from Mount Everest It’s the world’s highest mountain — of trash. Crews removed more than 24,000 pounds of garbage, including four dead bodies, left behind on Mount Everest by adventure-seekers challenging the world’s tallest peak. Food wrappers, human excrement, camping gear and empty oxygen containers comprised much ...
19:17, 2019-06-06

Mountains of trash in LA could cause bubonic plague outbreak: expert All that garbage attracts rats, which “pose a public health risk,” an infectious disease specialist has warned, because the rodents can lead to the spread of salmonella and bubonic plague -- not to mention fleas that have been infected with typhus....
21:17, 2019-05-22

Southeast Asia should ban foreign trash imports: environmentalists Environmental groups called on Tuesday for Southeast Asian countries to ban waste imports from developed countries to help tackle a pollution crisis, as regional leaders prepare to meet this week in Bangkok....
12:17, 2019-06-18

Canada Agrees to Take Back Trash Sent to Philippines Years Ago The garbage, which was mistakenly shipped to the Philippines in 2013 and 2014, had been the subject of a diplomatic dispute and outrage from President Rodrigo Duterte....
10:00, 2019-05-23

Southeast Asia should ban imports of foreign trash: environmentalists Environmental groups called on Tuesday for Southeast Asian countries to ban waste imports from developed countries to help tackle a plastic pollution crisis, as regional leaders prepare to meet this week in Bangkok....
17:34, 2019-06-18

If I’m not trash, what am I? What Forky from ‘Toy Story 4’ has to teach about identity and self-worth The Emmy-winning actor Tony Hale says that he was "overwhelmed" by his Pixar experience — much like his new character in the latest "Toy Story" release....
01:51, 2019-06-22

UWS rat population booming after city cans 110 trash bins They’re sick of the rat race. The Upper West Side’s booming rat population is getting a helping hand from an unlikely source: the sanitation department, residents in the posh neighborhood claim. In the midst of a booming rat population, the Department of Sanitation pulled 110 litter baskets from the...
06:34, 2019-07-17

Partygoers leave 20,000 pounds of trash on Virginia Beach (CNN) – Partygoers attending a “Floatopia” event spent the day drinking and bobbing in the Virginia Beach surf. And then they left behind tons of trash. “Leave nothing but footprints,” is akin to the Golden Rule for nature. The attendees of Sunday’s event at Chic&...
14:34, 2019-05-29

‘Baaaaaaaaa Bye.’ Philippines Ships Trash Back to Canada A cargo ship loaded with 69 containers of garbage left the Philippines Friday for Vancouver, Canada amid an escalating diplomat row over international trash exports, Reuters reports. The refuse return follows Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte’s campaign to get Ottawa to agree take back its...
11:00, 2019-05-31

Philippines ships trash back to Canada after heated row Tons of garbage exported from Canada to the Philippines years ago is being sent back to its source. This comes as several Asian countries rebel against being used as dumpsites by Western nations....
10:17, 2019-05-31

Woman pleads not guilty to dumping puppies in trash RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California woman authorities say was caught on surveillance video dumping a bag of 3-day-old puppies into a trash can has pleaded not guilty to animal cruelty. The Desert Sun of Palm Springs says Deborah Culwell appeared in a Riverside court Tuesday. Culwell lives...
02:34, 2019-06-20

Opposition senators in Haiti trash Parliament office A group of opposition senators in Haiti have ransacked their meeting room in Parliament and dragged out broken furniture and computers to block the ratification of interim Prime Minister Jean-Michel Lapin....
01:51, 2019-05-31

Woman severely injured after climbing into trash compactor NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — Police say a woman who had climbed into a Connecticut supermarket’s trash compactor suffered potentially life-threatening injuries when a store employee turned it on with her inside. New London police say emergency personnel responded to the NSA Supermarket at about 3:...
16:34, 2019-06-20

Plastic straws are trash. Are there alternatives that don't suck? Many plastic straw alternatives present other problems for the planet or are unsuitable for people with disabilities, critics say.        ...
05:00, 2019-08-17

Factbox: El Chapo's winding road from mountain village to drug lord to U.S. prison Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, who rose from humble origins in a mountain village to lead the Sinaloa Cartel, one of the world's most powerful drug trafficking gangs, is expected to be sentenced to life in a U.S. prison on Wednesday....
12:34, 2019-07-17

With No Boys Born in Nearly 10 Years, a Polish Village Finds Fame in Its Missing Males Over nearly a decade, all 12 children born in the farming hamlet of Miejsce Odrzanskie have been girls, an oddity that has drawn international attention....
05:51, 2019-08-07

North Carolina Village Used as District 12 in Hunger Games Movie Now a ‘Historic Place’ (RALEIGH, N.C.) — What would the folks in the Capitol think? District 12 is now on the National Register of Historic Places. The Henry River Mill Village, which served as the home of the three main characters from the movie The Hunger Games, was named a historic place last month and announced ...
10:34, 2019-06-22

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....
15:34, 2019-08-14

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 support this journalism and help us hit our $150,000 goa...
10:34, 2019-06-17

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....
06:34, 2019-05-30

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....
00:17, 2019-06-30

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. ...
07:00, 2019-08-15

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 down across America for three years straight. But...
02:51, 2019-06-05

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 Franciscan sourdough revolution and the Tartine bakery...
07:17, 2019-06-15

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, outraging critics who say the move would make it cheape...
06:17, 2019-06-06

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 throughout California."...
22:34, 2019-06-19

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....
18:00, 2019-06-05

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 Wrangler may change that.The company has partnered wit...
19:34, 2019-06-05

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 Folklife Alliance and the University of Arizona...
05:00, 2019-06-11

‘Cambodia Is Not a Dustbin.’ More Plastic Waste to Be Sent Back to the U.S. and Canada Cambodia announced that it will send 1,600 tonnes of plastic waste back to the U.S. and Canada, becoming the latest Southeast Asian country join the backlash against taking in the developed world’s trash. The country’s environment minister said 83 shipping containers of garbage were foun...
06:17, 2019-07-18

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 tomatoes and bake for a healthy side dish. Related: No-w...
03:51, 2019-07-07

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...
18:17, 2019-05-21

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. ...
00:51, 2019-07-19

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 using rebuilt......
23:17, 2019-07-31

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 will be banned.Scott Morrison said only about 12% o...
11:51, 2019-08-09

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....
09:34, 2019-06-19

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......
09:34, 2019-06-23

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...
20:34, 2019-07-24

300 Quintals Of Waste Cleaned After Rs 200-Crore Weddings In Uttarakhand A huge pile of garbage that was left behind at a pristine hill station in Uttarakhand after a grand wedding ceremony of two sons of South Africa-based businessmen has been cleaned, Municipal......
04:17, 2019-07-01

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 years b......
16:34, 2019-07-24

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 parts out and use the rest in this recipe. Related: N...
02:51, 2019-06-30

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....
04:01, 2019-06-14

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....
23:51, 2019-07-31

Malaysia To Send Plastic Waste To Developed Countries That Sent It There 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......
16:51, 2019-05-21

Metal Wolf Chaos XD review – unreconstructed mad mech trash PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One; FromSoftware/Devolver DigitalIn this slightly upgraded 2004 game, you rampage as a robot President – discharging your bazookas, missile launchers and railguns in the name of freedomIn 2004, when Metal Wolf Chaos was first released on the original Xbox, it didn’t have a s...
16:00, 2019-08-16

Americans Love Their Trash and Hate to Recycle, Report Finds The world has a trash problem, and a new report out Tuesday reminds us just how much Americans contribute. Turns out that while we create the most waste in the world, we’re one of the worst countries at recycling it.Read more......
21:17, 2019-07-03

Is Renee Zellweger's Netflix thriller the best trash TV show of 2019? In the absurd yet absurdly compulsive drama What/If, the Oscar winner makes an unlikely comeback as a devious, scenery-chewing billionaireIt’s tricky to explain Renee Zellweger’s new Netflix show What/If to somebody who hasn’t seen it, because it’s an exercise in diametrically opposed contradictions...
17:51, 2019-05-21

Make Your Kitchen Feel Instantly Cleaner by Washing Your Trash Can A “clean trash can” may sound oxymoronic, but having one is a very important aspect of maintaining my sanity. Thought it’s never directly in my line of vision (unless I’m throwing something away), giving it a scrub instantly makes my kitchen cleaner, brighter, and more serene....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Trash can fire sparks huge blaze in Washington Heights Flames and black smoke erupted in a pharmacy parking lot in Washington Heights on Thursday, video shows. A trash can went up in flames around noon in the Duane Reade lot near the corner of Dyckman Street and Post Avenue in Manhattan, an FDNY spokesman said. The video shows firefighters putting out t...
00:01, 2019-07-05

Man allegedly stabbed his elderly mom to death, stuffed body in trash can An Illinois man with mental health issues and a history of erratic behavior was arrested Sunday after stabbing his mother with a sword and stuffing her body into a trash can, police said. David Krystyniak, 47, was being held on a first-degree murder charge in the death of his 74-year-old mother, Jud...
10:51, 2019-08-01

Cause of death unknown for newborn found in Amazon trash can in Arizona PHOENIX (AP) — A medical examiner was unable to determine the cause of death for a baby found in a trashcan in the restroom of an Amazon warehouse in Phoenix. The Arizona Republic reported Friday that at the time of the autopsy by the Maricopa County medical examiner it was unknown whether the baby ...
05:34, 2019-08-17

City aims to can murder-linked trash hauler this week Embattled private trash hauler Flag Container Services will face the music this week over its lucrative contract to provide Sanitation Department with waste carting services that’s potentially worth $37 million, The Post has learned. The company is owned by Staten Island trash kingpin William Formic...
21:17, 2019-06-09

Motherly surveyed moms and the state of motherhood in the US is trash, except for one thing Motherly surveyed millennial moms about their thoughts on motherhood and the results aren't great, except for a few things.        ...
21:34, 2019-05-21

Sanitation worker injured when gas tank explodes during trash collection A city sanitation worker was injured Friday morning when a gas tank exploded during garbage collection in Brooklyn, sources said. The Department of Sanitation crew was hauling trash in front of a home on 12th Street near 7th Avenue in Park Slope at about 7 a.m. when they picked up a black plastic ba...
20:17, 2019-06-14

7 bizarre objects from the festival's worth of trash left on the moon The Apollo 11 lunar lander and other moon missions left behind some weird stuff, including cannons, bags of poop, golf balls and the secrets to top magic tricks...
18:17, 2019-07-09

Recyclers Cringe as Southeast Asia Says It’s Sick of the West’s Trash After China restricted plastic scrap imports, countries like Malaysia took the brunt of the waste. But now there’s a regionwide backlash, and recyclers are worried....
11:34, 2019-06-07

50 great tracks for July from TisaKorean, Trash Kit, Ellen Arkbro and more From Lifted’s new age jazz to Flume’s best track yet, here are 50 new tracks to check out this month – and read about our 10 favourites Continue reading......
20:00, 2019-07-09

Missing Connecticut mom's bloody T-shirt found in trash, report says The shirt that police believe Jennifer Farber Dulos was wearing the day she disappeared more two months ago was found stained with blood in a trash can, The Hartford Courant reported Wednesday....
04:00, 2019-08-02

Cargo ship arrives in Philippines to return Canadian trash A Philippine official says a cargo ship has arrived in a northern port to pick up and return 69 containers of Canadian garbage which the government in Manila says was shipped illegally to the Philippines years ago....
16:34, 2019-05-30

Cambodian officials are sending plastic trash back to US, Canada Cambodian officials want the US and Canada to leave their trash at home — and they are sending a whopping 1,600 tons of plastic waste back to where it came from, according to a new report. Eighty-three shipping containers full of trash were discovered Tuesday at Sihanoukville, Cambodia’s main ...
21:51, 2019-07-17

Study: Lethal plastic trash now common in Greece’s whales ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Scientists say a study of whales and dolphins that have washed up dead in Greece over a 20-year period has found alarmingly high levels of plastic trash in the animals’ stomachs, which can condemn them to a slow and painful death. In the worst case, a 5.3-meter (17-foot) ...
14:34, 2019-06-21

Despite tighter rules, unwanted Canadian trash still is showing up overseas Malaysia this week is demanding Canada pay to take back a shipping container filled with plastic grocery bags and packaging the Malaysian government says is too contaminated to be recycled....
04:34, 2019-05-30

Opinion: Three years later, Sweden still talking trash about Rio Olympic win over U.S. women Their loss to Sweden in the quarterfinals of the 2016 Rio Olympics was the U.S. women's earliest exit at a major international tournament.       ...
05:51, 2019-06-20

| WATCH: Philippines ships dumped trash back to Canada Tonnes of garbage sent to the Philippines years ago was shipped back to Canada on Friday after a festering diplomatic row, as Asian nations increasingly reject serving as dumping grounds for international trash....
14:34, 2019-05-31

Canada to haul back mountains of trash sent to Philippines years ago Canada will take back tons of garbage shipped to the Philippines years ago, in a major victory for President Rodrigo Duterte in a diplomatic row which saw him recall his ambassador to Ottawa....
05:17, 2019-05-24

Body of gunshot victim found near trash bags in Brooklyn A man was shot dead in Brooklyn early Saturday — and his body was discovered alongside piles of trash bags, cops said. Police responded around 4:45 a.m. to a call of an unconscious person on Chauncey Street near Thomas S. Boyland Street in Ocean Hill, authorities said. When they arrived, they found ...
01:00, 2019-06-02

Philippines sends trash back to Canada after Duterte escalates row The Philippines has started returning dozens of shipping containers full of trash to Canada after a long-running row over waste exports that has tested diplomatic ties amid threats from firebrand President Rodrigo Duterte....
06:34, 2019-05-31

Malaysia would very much like the United States to stop sending it boxes of trash If a package showed up at your doorstep containing nothing more than garbage you’d probably demand to know where it came from and, once you figured that out, would likely want to return the trash to its rightful owner. That’s exactly what the entire country of Malaysia is attempting to d...
05:34, 2019-05-29

Plastic bans proliferate in 2019 as planet drowns in trash When the EU finally committed to banning an array of single-use plastics in March, it became part of a growing plastic-free movement that is seeing similar bans imposed from Vanuatu to Canada and Tanzania....
12:51, 2019-06-28

Trash piles up as residents in this city protest ‘hazardous’ landfill SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina — Uncollected trash is piling up on the streets of the southern Bosnian city of Mostar — one of the Balkan nation’s main tourist destinations — since residents begun blocking access to the city’s only landfill, insisting that it poses serious health and environmental ris...
02:51, 2019-06-19

Nepal Authorities Clear 11 Tonnes Of Trash From Mount Everest The Nepalese government on Monday concluded its clean-up drive of the Mount Everest and said it had collected nearly 11 tonnes of trash that had piled up on the peak for decades....
19:34, 2019-05-27

Amazon to save merchandise from the trash, donating items instead in a new program Starting in September, Amazon will kick off a new program that will keep unsold and returned items out of the trash, donating them to charity instead.       ...
03:00, 2019-08-15

Daughter, 23, strangled, dismembered mom, then scattered remains in trash, police say A Washington state woman was arrested on first-degree murder charges this week, accused of strangling her mother, then dismembering the body and scattering the remains in dumpsters and trash cans around the city where they lived, according to reports....
13:17, 2019-08-14

Burning trash and factories belching smoke choke Iraqis As if life was not bad enough for Adnan Kadhim - he lives in a slum where municipal authorities dump Baghdad's rubbish - now someone is setting the waste on fire, making his children sick....
21:34, 2019-06-05

Indian Cooking Hacks: This Village-Style Mint And Turmeric Chutney Is Loaded With Antioxidants Tangy and eclectic, pudina chutney goes back years in time. Mint is also loaded with menthol and active oil, which is responsible for most of the herb's health benefits...
21:51, 2019-07-19

Sachin Pilot Launches Village Outreach Tour Amid Feud Over Poll Defeat Sachin Pilot shaves by a haystack, chews on a Neem branch and sleeps on a charpoy in his outreach in one of the most rural regions of Rajasthan, where his Congress party failed to win a single seat in......
12:17, 2019-06-11

More than two decades after a woman was killed in an Irish village, French prosecutors hope to close the case Perched on a bench in the quiet courtyard of a pub, Ian Bailey is signing a copy of his self-published book of poetry for a young American woman. He then opens a folded paper printout of his latest work....
21:17, 2019-05-26

EU vs. Indonesia: Is it really a trade war? The European Union has slapped countervailing tariffs on imports of subsidized biodiesel from Indonesia. The southeast Asian country has threatened to retaliate but experts say counter tariffs could be self-destructive....
16:00, 2019-08-16

'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 south-east Asian countries revolt against an onslaug...
17:17, 2019-07-17

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, costing the economy $20bn. Although much of that comes f...
02:51, 2019-06-09

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....
05:17, 2019-05-30

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 Programme....
22:51, 2019-07-31

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 of the day. The part-time coffee shop worker, who i...
18:00, 2019-06-19

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 Tuesday. Yeo said Malaysia and many developing cou...
18:34, 2019-05-28

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....
14:00, 2019-08-17

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 yet name the companies responsible.On Tuesday, Mal...
11:34, 2019-05-29

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....
07:34, 2019-08-12

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. Environment Minister Yeo Bee Yin says 60 containe...
07:17, 2019-05-28

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 project, announced on Twitter that a 2,000-foot (600-m...
05:17, 2019-06-23

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....
21:34, 2019-08-16

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......
15:17, 2019-06-18

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 promotion helped deliver the company record growth when it...
12:51, 2019-07-12

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’ refusal to find an extra 10 minutes each morning. ...
05:34, 2019-06-07

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....
19:34, 2019-06-29

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....
00:34, 2019-06-17

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 plastic-wrapped. But as world leaders descend on Os...
00:51, 2019-06-28

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.......
18:00, 2019-06-06

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. According to the company, the UK exports 120,000 tonnes o...
02:17, 2019-06-07

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....
00:17, 2019-06-18

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....
13:00, 2019-07-19

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, vegetables, seeds, nuts and oils they pollinate. There ar...
09:00, 2019-07-20

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 Fountain Hills officials said Green Arrow Environ...
16:17, 2019-08-05

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 mountain has so much garbage climbers use it as signpost...
03:51, 2019-06-24

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 Wensleydale Creamery has struck a deal to supply the w...
22:17, 2019-06-15

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 experts, who say survival rates for urban trees coul...
18:51, 2019-08-01

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....
08:17, 2019-05-31

Virginia beach left covered in 10 tons of trash after Memorial Day bash Virginia Beach residents are fuming that 10 tons of trash were left behind on the shore line by Memorial Day weekend partiers. Photos and videos shared on Facebook shows mountains of cans, towels, pieces of clothing, bags of chips and other items littering the beach, following the annual Floatopia p...
06:34, 2019-05-29

Illegal trash dumper leaves witty nod to Arlo Guthrie song Whoever dumped trash at the building made famous in Arlo Guthrie’s 1967 Thanksgiving protest anthem “Alice’s Restaurant Massacree” has a sense of humor...
17:51, 2019-07-31

Angry Mets fans to trash Tom Brady jerseys at ‘Tom Terrific’ rally Mets fanatics irritated by Tom Brady’s attempt to rip off the nickname of an Amazin’ legend will hold a rally Tuesday at Sojourn restaurant on the Upper East Side, The Post has learned. The insufferable Patriots quarterback, through his company Teb Capital Management, last week filed a trademark req...
08:17, 2019-06-04

Ontario government may ditch blue box program after report finds 30% goes in trash Ontario is considering the value of the province’s blue box recycling program after a report was delivered to the government with some significant findings....
08:34, 2019-08-08

Goodbye trash can, hello cheese grater: Apple’s reinvented Mac Pro will shred your workflow Say goodbye to the trash can. Apple’s new Mac Pro is a more traditional machine that takes into account the specific needs of creative professionals, while enabling a layer of modular interactivity with other Apple devices that could totally change the way they work. Looking so like a stainle...
01:51, 2019-06-04

Trump slams Dem support for ‘Squad,’ accuses progressives of trash-talking US President Trump on Friday ripped into Democrats for their support of the four progressive lawmakers he has been feuding with this week, repeatedly claiming the so-called “Squad” of freshman Democratic congresswomen speak “garbage” about the United States....
23:17, 2019-07-19

Tourists Trash Sacred Site of Uluru as Permanent Closure Approaches In the 1999 movie, The Matrix, Agent Smith said that when trying to classify our species it came to him we are “A virus ...
03:34, 2019-07-14

Drake, Golden State Warriors trash talking escalates after Game 2 The trash talking between the Golden State Warriors and Toronto Raptors ambassador Drake escalated Sunday night as Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson were both chirping at the rapper....
15:17, 2019-06-03

India's trash mountains are a fetid symbol of the country's plastic problem Ravidas in New Delhi is a slum like no other. There are no fetid open sewers brimming with human waste or piles of trash lining every alley and corner. The residents of this ramshackle community run a tight ship....
05:51, 2019-06-08

Malaysia leader: Wealthy countries dumping trash here is ‘grossly unfair’ TOKYO — The practice of advanced countries such as the US, Canada and Japan sending their non-recyclable waste to poorer countries is “grossly unfair” and should stop, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said Thursday. Mahathir comments during a visit to Tokyo on came days after his government...
22:51, 2019-05-30

McDonald’s Worldwide Favorites menu is a greasy, putrid trash fire McDonald’s new Worldwide Favorites menu — a roundup of the chains alleged top hits abroad — proves that the world’s worse off than we knew. Each of five items, launched this week and inspired by different countries, is awful in its own way. But hideous qualities they all share make it convenient to ...
02:34, 2019-06-06

A village near Rome was pelted with debris when chunks of metal broke off a Norwegian Air Boeing 787 after a 'technical failure' AP via Mail Online/Hans Olav Nygaard/Norwegian Air/Business Insider Pieces from a Norwegian Air Boeing 787 detached from the plane fell onto an island outside Rome, damaging cars and homes. The plane was forced to turn back to the airport after what Norwegian said were "indications of a technical f...
07:34, 2019-08-13

Liverpool star Mohamed Salah reflects on his journey from an Egyptian village to Champions League winner Mohamed Salah could scarcely believe his journey to the top of European club football as the Egypt star led Liverpool to victory in the Champions League Final....
23:51, 2019-06-01

Government official says 95 people dead, 19 missing after attack on ethnic Dogon village in central Mali. BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Government official says 95 people dead, 19 missing after attack on ethnic Dogon village in central Mali. The post Government official says 95 people dead, 19 missing after attack on ethnic Dogon village in central Mali. appeared first on LEX18.com....
15:34, 2019-06-10

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....
15:00, 2019-07-16

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....
00:00, 2019-07-09

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 applications that alert consumers when groceries a...
14:00, 2019-06-19

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....
11:34, 2019-06-13

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......
19:00, 2019-06-29

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 to worry about what the plant was releasing into th...
22:51, 2019-06-30

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....
07:51, 2019-06-24

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-friendly, and I've been impressed. The reusable shee...
00:00, 2019-08-17

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....
15:34, 2019-05-28

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....
23:51, 2019-05-21

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....
13:00, 2019-05-28

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...
18:51, 2019-06-07

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 stockpiling of medicines, an extra 500 border officials...
01:51, 2019-08-01

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 momentarily inhibits our ability to taste sweetness, leavin...
09:17, 2019-08-02

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....
11:34, 2019-05-28

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, according to Agence France-Presse (AFP). Attendance was ...
09:51, 2019-06-05

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 dream is to have a child who eats almost everythi...
07:34, 2019-05-25

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 Young award front-runner, who was performing at peak l...
08:34, 2019-05-31

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...
21:51, 2019-08-14

Cloud Computing Is Here. Cloud Recycling Is Next. The world’s $300 billion scrap-metal market is looking beyond junked cars and copy machines to a new prize: the cloud. Pilot efforts are under way to handle the recycling of small amounts of cloud-computing material in the U.S., betting on a sharp pickup in volumes in the years ahead....
18:51, 2019-07-31

Trash, the Library and a Worn, Brown Table: The 2019 College Essays on Money Each year, we ask high school seniors to submit college application essays they’ve written about work, money, social class and related topics. Here are five that moved us....
23:00, 2019-05-21

VIDEO: Drake appears to call Warriors ‘trash’ after Game 1 loss to Raptors A tense exchange appeared to play out between Drake and Draymond Green on the courtside moments after the Raptors beat the Warriors 118-109 in Game 1.  ...
09:17, 2019-05-31

Philippines' Duterte loses patience, orders trash shipped back to Canada President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered his government to hire a private shipping company to send 69 containers of garbage back to Canada and leave them within its territorial waters if it refuses to accept the trash, his spokesman said on Wednesday....
13:17, 2019-05-22

NYC sanitation worker used license plates found in trash to avoid $17G in fines, investigators say A New York City sanitation worker was arrested Wednesday for allegedly putting license plates he found in the trash on his car to avoid paying more than $17,000 in fines....
06:34, 2019-08-15

She’s Gotta Have It Writer Responds to John Boyega Regarding ‘Trash’ Black Brits Scene In the fifth episode of She’s Gotta Have It’s second season, titled, “SuperCaliFragiSexy,” Nola Darling (DeWanda Wise) and her new lust interest Olumide “Olu” Owoye (Michael Luwoye) are chillin’ on the couch discussing Black British actors’ impact on Hollywood....
18:00, 2019-06-05

Police cadaver dogs searching trash facility for missing mom Jennifer Dulos Police cadaver dogs were at a Hartford trash facility on Tuesday searching for evidence in the case of missing Connecticut mom Jennifer Dulos, a law enforcement source told The Post. “Right now, it’s a mystery where she is,” said another source, a Connecticut police officer involve...
23:34, 2019-06-04

Hillary Clinton Calls Doctored Video of Nancy Pelosi ‘Sexist Trash’ Former Secretary of State and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton knows a thing or two about being the target of sexist smear campaigns by Donald Trump and his supporters....
09:17, 2019-05-26

G20 plastic trash reduction goal doesn't address 'excessive' production: activists Activists welcomed a goal set by the Group of 20 major economies' to reduce additional plastic trash leaking into the ocean to zero by 2050, but said it avoided getting at the heart of the problem - slashing the output of wasteful, single-use plastics in the first place....
10:17, 2019-07-01

Fleets of autonomous 'roboats' could gather trash, carry tourists and form bridges Researchers at MIT have developed a system of companionable automated boats that can seek each other out, grab on, and keep trying if they miss.The rectangular rafts are part of the Roboat project, and could be used to form temporary footbridges, stages for live performances, and platforms for marke...
11:51, 2019-06-06

Stormy Daniels hosting abortion rights 'swamp trash block party' Stormy Daniels is set to host a “swamp trash block party” with jello shots and a silent auction to benefit an abortion rights group in New Orleans on Sunday....
03:17, 2019-06-16

Philippines' Duterte loses patience, orders trash shipped back Canada The Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered his government to hire a private shipping company to send 69 containers of garbage back to Canada and leave them within its territorial waters if it refuses to accept the trash, his spokesman said on Wednesday....
20:17, 2019-05-22

Woman convicted for dumping 7 puppies in Coachella trash bin sentenced to one year in jail PALM SPRING, Calif. (NBC NEWS) – A California woman accused of throwing puppies into a Coachella trash bin was sentenced to jail Wednesday. Deborah Sue Culwell pleaded guilty in an Indio courthouse to seven felony animal cruelty counts and seven misdemeanor animal abandonment charges, NBC affi...
22:34, 2019-08-16

City Hall moves to oust trash hauler indicted in murder cover-up City Hall is moving to yank the trash hauling license from the biggest private carter on Staten Island after its owner was linked to allegations of a murder cover-up in the borough, The Post has learned. The announcement comes two days after The Post exposed that the city agency that regulates priva...
00:51, 2019-06-01

‘I Put 1,400 Pages in the Trash.’ The Tiger’s Wife Author Téa Obreht on Killing Two Books to Create Her New Novel For someone convinced that nothing lies beyond the grave, Téa Obreht brings a lot of stuff back from the dead. The living and the unliving mingle in her books like uneasy teens at a party, half recognizing each other, uncertain of what they have in common. She’s fascinated by history, p...
05:17, 2019-08-14

City shuts down Staten Island trash hauler indicted in murder case The Staten Island trash hauling company linked to an alleged murder-coverup will be shut down in the coming weeks after city authorities voted Wednesday to deny its application for a new operating license. The city’s Business Integrity Commission unanimously nixed an attempt by the company, Flag Con...
06:51, 2019-06-13

Clemson, Alabama players get trash talk rolling at dueling media days Alabama's Dylan Moses fired first by saying Clemson wasn't their toughest opponent. Tigers OL John Simpson responded when word got to him.       ...
02:34, 2019-07-18

Fox News dipshit says Shia LaBeouf called him "trash" in an airport lounge, which rules Shia LaBeouf’s no angel—we’ve written about his troubling behavior, the consequences of his substance abuse issues, and his weird plagiarism. The actor’s since apologized, gotten sober, and discussed how his work on this year’s excellent The Peanut Butter Falcon helped him stop being such an asshole...
21:51, 2019-08-14

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 expert has said following an extensive fact-findi...
14:34, 2019-06-07

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 former Special Counsel....
18:00, 2019-07-21

Holiday Inn to get rid of mini-shampoo bottles by 2021; cutting back on plastic waste If you check into the Holiday Inn and just love those mini shampoo bottles they have ...well this might be some bad news.       ...
18:17, 2019-07-31

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.       ...
00:17, 2019-07-15

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 on Wednesday. ...
14:51, 2019-05-21

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 win for Cluj at Celtic Park and a 5-4 aggregate vi...
01:51, 2019-08-14

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 racially charged tweets....
21:51, 2019-07-17

When disaster hits, Indonesia’s Islamists are first to help The Islamic Defenders Front, known for vigilante actions against gays, Christmas decorations and prostitution, has over the past 15 years repurposed its militia into a force that’s as adept at searching for earthquake victims as it is at inspiring fear...
10:00, 2019-06-11

Indonesia's Go-Jek to announce tie-up with Thai lender Indonesian ride-hailing app Go-Jek and Thailand's largest lender, Siam Commercial Bank Pcl (SCB), are set to announce a strategic partnership on Thursday, the companies said....
09:17, 2019-07-10

Strong earthquake kills four in Indonesia A powerful undersea earthquake that struck off the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Java has killed four people and damaged hundreds of buildings, the nation's disaster agency said on Saturday....
15:17, 2019-08-03

Strong earthquake kills at least one in Indonesia A powerful undersea earthquake that struck off the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Java has killed at least one person and briefly displaced more than 1,000 coastal-dwellers who feared a tsunami, Indonesia's disaster agency said on Saturday....
07:00, 2019-08-03

6 die in Indonesia riots; Widodo says he won’t allow unrest JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian President Joko Widodo said authorities have the volatile situation in the country’s capital under control after six people died Wednesday in riots by supporters of his losing rival in last month’s presidential election. The clashes began Tuesday night...
15:51, 2019-05-22

6 Die During Riots in Indonesia Over Election Results (JAKARTA, Indonesia) — Indonesian President Joko Widodo said authorities have the volatile situation in the country’s capital under control after six people died Wednesday in riots by supporters of his losing rival in last month’s presidential election. The clashes began Tuesday ni...
15:00, 2019-05-22

City Council members call for pulling license of trash hauler linked to murder Two top city councilmen are demanding the agency that regulates the private trash hauling business to shut down the operation owned by William Formica, the Staten Island power player implicated in the cover-up of a murder. The letter from Councilmen Antonio Reynoso and Ritchie Torres — who chair the...
08:51, 2019-05-31

Gold bars found in South Korea airport trash pose legal quandary South Korean authorities are facing a dilemma following the discovery of more than 2 pounds of gold bullion in a trash receptacle at Incheon Airport....
21:17, 2019-06-03

Connecticut theft suspect injured after worker activates trash compactor she was hiding in, police say A woman suspected of stealing is in critical condition after climbing into a Connecticut supermarket’s trash compactor that was later turned on by a store employee, police say....
08:00, 2019-06-21

Paradise lost: 400 million pieces of trash discovered on beaches of remote tropical islands We know trash is everywhere on Earth, all the way from the top of Mount Everest to the very bottom of the ocean. Now, giant mounds of it are even washing up on the shores of otherwise pristine tropical islands in the Indian Ocean.        ...
15:34, 2019-05-21

Pols, residents demand city move trash trucks lining Manhattan block Move it! Politicians and residents lined up Sunday to demand the Sanitation Department find a new home for the trash trucks it has been parking on a residential stretch of the East Village for nearly a year — despite Mayor Bill de Blasio’s promise to fix the situation. “It’s disgusting, ...
01:51, 2019-08-19

Horrific video shows famed chef pulling plastic trash from fish’s stomach A famed Mexican chef has posted a stunning video of himself pulling plastic bottle caps and other trash from a fish’s stomach as he prepares a meal — as a wake-up call that humans are destroying ocean life. In the footage, three-Michelin-star chef Ricardo Munoz — who owns luxury restaurants in...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Olay Tests a Refillable Moisturizer as Beauty Industry Grapples With Its Giant Trash Problem Fresh, soft skin comes at a cost—to the planet. Specifically, I’m talking about all that packaging your favorite lotion or cream comes in, which is likely made of hard-to-degrade plastics. That’s why Olay—y’know, that bougie stuff your abuelita is always putting on—is dipping its toes in the refilla...
11:17, 2019-06-07

Trump like Muhammad Ali 'defending his belt,' he'll be 'trash talking all the way to the end' of 2020 race, Greg Gutfeld says On "The Five" Tuesday the hosts debated whether or not Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden can continue to lead with a light campaign schedule and whether or not President Trump's attacks on the former vice president could backfire. ...
05:17, 2019-05-29

Hong Kong police fire tear gas in running battles after protesters trash legislature Hong Kong police fired tear gas early on Tuesday to disperse hundreds of defiant protesters, some of whom had stormed and ransacked the city's legislature hours earlier on the anniversary of the city's 1997 return to Chinese rule....
01:51, 2019-07-02

Trump Claims Baltimore Is Rat Infested. He Should Talk to His Slumlord Son-in-Law, Whose Charm City Properties Are Trash If President Trump was really concerned about the condition of Baltimore neighborhoods instead of tweeting about it, he could have walked from the Oval Office into his son-in-law’s makeshift suite inside the White House and told him to fix it....
00:00, 2019-08-02

Atlanta Braves pitcher Sean Newcomb causes fire extinguisher mess after kicking trash can Atlanta Braves relief pitcher Sean Newcomb had a slight meltdown in the team's clubhouse on Saturday night, triggering a chain reaction that set off a fire extinguisher after their loss to the Miami Marlins....
00:00, 2019-08-12

Eight Tie In US Spelling Bee With $50,000 Cash Prize For Each Eight young super spellers beat the dictionary to be crowned co-winners of the Scripps National Spelling Bee, in what officials said was a first since the US word contest started in 1925....
23:34, 2019-05-31

How to help out a cash-strapped veteran Dear John: You seem to be in the business of helping people. I was wondering if you could help me. I’ve been feeling very desperate and depressed lately as my wife and I have been struggling to keep the rent paid, the lights on, and the kids fed. I work full time in a good......
08:51, 2019-07-21

Eight tie in U.S. spelling bee, each gets $50,000 cash prize Eight young super spellers all tied, and all were crowned co-champions of the Scripps National Spelling Bee, in what competition officials said was a first for the event....
08:17, 2019-05-31

How to Sell Your Used Jewelry for Cash Jewelry is a pretty common gift, but like with other types of presents, it’s not necessarily something you want to hang onto forever. You also might need a little extra cash, and digging through your jewelry box is a good place to start. But should you go to a gold buyer or hit up a pawn shop? How d...
02:51, 2019-07-19

Scores killed in ‘barbaric’ attack on Mali village, UN chief urges restraint, calls for ‘dialogue’ to resolve tensions Nearly 100 people were reportedly killed during an attack on a traditional Dogon hunters’ village in Mali on Sunday, prompting a call from UN chief António Guterres for authorities to act fast and “bring the perpetrators to justice”....
23:00, 2019-06-10

New York's most expensive apartment: billionaire art collector sells West Village penthouse for £23.3m in highest value property sale this year A New York apartment which contained artwork so expensive it had to be blurred out in the sales photos is the most expensive second hand property sold in the city this year....
19:00, 2019-05-22

Banks: III review – her best album yet (Harvest)Jillian Rose Banks has spent the past six years making fascinating, sedated songs that vacillate between trap-pop and R&B. Now, with music’s dominant sound moving in her direction, the Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter’s third and most impressive album yet only lacks the helicopter hit th...
11:34, 2019-07-14

Brazilian banks carry on regardless The rapid fall in interest rates in Brazil, from a peak of 14.25% in 2016 to 6.5% in February 2018, created expectations among analysts that the biggest banks’ famously high net interest margin was finally about to be eroded....
22:34, 2019-07-31

Banks Had to ‘Dig in the Mud’ to Make Her New Album III Singer-songwriter Jillian Banks, known as Banks, helped popularize the brooding R&B sound that’s dominated pop this decade. Now, after a two-year self-imposed hiatus, she returns with her third album, III. In it, she explores pain, desire and personal growth, mixing vulnerable songwriting with...
17:51, 2019-07-11

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 countries....
22:17, 2019-05-28

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....
16:34, 2019-06-21

A massive 6.8 earthquake hit Indonesia. Now, a tsunami warning A strong earthquake has struck off the coast of Indonesia's Java island, swaying buildings as far away as the capital.        ...
19:17, 2019-08-02

Indonesia to restore 200,000 hectares of peatland this year Indonesia's Peatland Restoration Agency said on Wednesday that it aims to restore 200,000 hectares of peatland in 2019, as it races to reach a 1 million hectare restoration target by the end of next year....
16:34, 2019-06-19

KFC is now selling fried chicken skin, but you'll have to go to Indonesia to get it KFC Indonesia Five KFC locations in Indonesia have added chicken skin to their menus. Online customer response to the chicken skin has been overwhelming positive, according to The Sun. It's unclear whether the company has plans to roll out chicken skins at locations in other countries, but INSIDER ...
13:17, 2019-06-06

Indonesia to keep monitoring for potential tsunami until at least 1435 GMT Indonesia's geophysics agency said on Friday it would keep monitoring for the risk of a potential tsunami until at least 21:35 pm (1435 GMT) after a powerful earthquake struck off the islands of Sumatra and Java....
16:51, 2019-08-02

An entrepreneur’s guide to Indonesia’s startup scene For most, Indonesia does not immediately spring to mind as a hub for startup innovation, not least because nearby Singapore has been traditionally known as the “Silicon Valley of Southeast Asia”. However, Indonesia is fast emerging as a diverse economy that’s causing excitement for...
00:51, 2019-06-21

4 Killed In 6.8-Magnitude Earthquake Off Indonesia Islands A powerful undersea earthquake that struck off the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Java has killed four people and damaged hundreds of buildings, the nation's disaster agency said on Saturday....
15:00, 2019-08-03

Magnitude 7.3 earthquake strikes eastern Indonesia A 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck the eastern Indonesian island of Halmahera, which is part of the country's eastern Maluku island chain, the U.S. Geological Survey said....
18:51, 2019-07-14

7 Killed As Ferry Catches Fire In Indonesia Seven people, including two children, were killed and four others missing after a ferry carrying dozens of passengers caught fire off Indonesia's Sulawesi island early Saturday, police said....
23:34, 2019-08-17

KPU: Joko Widodo re-elected as Indonesia's president Following a month of counting votes, Indonesia's General Elections Commission announced Tuesday that incumbent Joko Widodo had secured a second term as president....
15:34, 2019-05-21

Protests in Indonesia After Presidential Election Results Violence erupted in Jakarta, Indonesia, after it was announced that President Joko Widodo won re-election. Supporters of his opponent, Prabowo Subianto, accused election officials of fraud....
02:34, 2019-05-23

Racing pigeon in Indonesia sells for over $100K A racing pigeon in Indonesia was reportedly sold for over $100,000, making it the most expensive bird sale in the country. Indonesia resident Robby Eka Wijaya purchased the male bird, named Jayabaya, to compete in the nation’s popular — and sometimes lucrative — pigeon races, according t...
08:34, 2019-07-23

Police say 7 died in Indonesia election rioting Seven people have died in election violence in the Indonesian capital, police said Thursday, as calm returned to the city and the losing presidential candidate prepared the challenge the result in court....
17:34, 2019-05-23

6.8-magnitude earthquake strikes off of Indonesia, kills 1 One person died of a heart attack amid the panic in the province of Banten on Java and at least four others were injured, Indonesia's disaster mitigation agency said in a statement....
07:34, 2019-08-03

Jakarta Residents Sue Indonesia Government Over Air Pollution Residents of Indonesia's capital on Thursday filed a lawsuit against the government over the toxic levels of air pollution that regularly blanket the city....
13:17, 2019-07-04

Scores of aftershocks hit Indonesia after quake kills two Indonesia's Moluccas islands were hit by scores of aftershocks on Monday after an earthquake killed at least two people, prompting hundreds of people to flee their homes....
23:34, 2019-07-15

Indonesia warns of further eruptions after volcano spews ash Indonesian officials warned on Monday against the prospect of further eruptions from an active volcano on the island of Sumatra after it emitted a huge column of ash, causing panic among residents....
15:00, 2019-06-10

Four dead after quake hits off Indonesia coast JAKARTA, Indonesia — Indonesian authorities say a 6.8 magnitude earthquake that hit off Java island has killed four people and damaged more than 200 houses, swaying buildings as far away as the capital. The U.S. Geological Survey says Friday night’s quake was centered 151 kilometers (94 miles)...
15:00, 2019-08-03

S&P upgrades Indonesia credit after Widodo election win JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Ratings agency Standard & Poor’s has upgraded Indonesia’s sovereign credit rating following the election of Joko Widodo to a second term as president. The organization said Friday the upgrade reflects Indonesia’s strong economic growth prospects, which ...
13:17, 2019-05-31

6.2 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Eastern Indonesia An earthquake of 6.2 magnitude struck in eastern Indonesia on Monday, the European monitoring agency said, but there were no immediate report of any casualties or damage....
13:51, 2019-06-17

Indonesia's Jakarta hit by major power blackout An electricity outage has hit most areas of the Indonesian capital and some neighboring provinces on Java island. The blackout happened two days after a 6.9 magnitude quake struck the heavily populated island....
20:51, 2019-08-04

Overloaded boat capsizes in Indonesia, at least 17 dead JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police say an overloaded passenger boat has capsized off the main island of Java, killing at least 17 people and leaving four others missing. East Java police spokesman Frans Barung Mangera said Tuesday the Arim Jaya was traveling from Sumenep on Madura island to...
14:17, 2019-06-18

Quake causes panic in eastern Indonesia; one killed A magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck the Moluccas islands in eastern Indonesia on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reported, killing one person and causing panic among residents....
01:51, 2019-07-15

Police investigating Jennifer Dulos disappearance return to sift through 'mountains of trash' at Hartford facility Police are returning to a trash facility in Hartford, Ct., as the disappearance of 50-year-old mother-of-five Jennifer Dulos hits the two-week mark and the girlfriend of her estranged husband spoke with detectives. ...
19:51, 2019-06-07

Los Angeles County seeks action from city on toilets, rats and trash to combat homeless crisis In a letter, the county recounts a meeting with Los Angeles city officials to try to get basic sanitation for thousands living on the streets        ...
22:34, 2019-06-08

Hillary Clinton blasts Facebook for not pulling doctored Pelosi video she dubbed 'sexist trash' Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton slammed Facebook during her commencement speech at Hunter College in New York City on Wednesday for not removing a doctored video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. ...
06:34, 2019-05-30

Trash heaps in downtown Los Angeles continue growing months after multiple typhus cases: report Trash is a growing problem for residents in Los Angeles and as the garbage piles up, so do the rats, fueling concerns about flea-borne typhus, according to reports....
06:00, 2019-05-22

Canada announces contract to ship trash back from Philippines hours after Duterte threatens to dump it Environment Minister Catherine McKenna says the Canadian trash that has been rotting in the Philippines for nearly six years will be back on Canadian soil before the end of June....
20:51, 2019-05-22

Half-acre Hampstead plot up for auction: rare hamlet of homes around village green could be turned into exclusive mega-mansion It is not the only unusual London plot to come to the market in recent weeks. A car park the size of a tennis court behind chef Clare Smyth's Notting Hill restaurant, Core, is for sale priced at £2 million, it emerged last week....
07:17, 2019-08-14

These charitable individuals are giving cash away. Here's why Owners of donor-advised funds turned on the tap and made hefty grants to their favorite charities, according to data from Schwab Charitable and Fidelity Charitable....
06:00, 2019-08-15

New system for instant cash in the works NBC NEWS- A new system is in the works that may allow consumers to pay bills without having to wait for their paychecks to clear. The Federal Reserve board is developing a system that will process payments within seconds. Consumers and businesses will no longer have to wait hours or days for funds ...
06:34, 2019-08-09

Beware 'Same as Cash' Payment Offers If you spend any amount of time listening to the radio in your car, you’ve probably heard a few “six months same as cash” ads. If you’re not in the market for a mattress, washing machine or used car, you probably don’t think much about these ads. But someday, you will want to make a large purchase f...
06:51, 2019-07-04

The 90s are back. Here are the companies trying to cash in—and the ones that are failing For years, the fashion world has been riding a wave from the past. Young consumers are turning to the 90s for inspiration, leading to the revival of trends and companies that were long ago pronounced dead....
18:51, 2019-08-03

Someone Is Funneling Kushner Tons of Cash President Donald Trump’s failson-in-law Jared Kushner may be a high ranking White House employee, but that hasn’t stopped him from reaping the benefits of being an uber-wealthy scion to a deeply sketchy real estate empire. According to a new report, one of the real estate companies Kushner partially...
17:51, 2019-06-10

FTC: Equifax might run out of cash, so please take the credit monitoring "Because the amount of money set aside for the cash payment option is capped at $31 million, consumers who select that option may not receive the $125 they had expected," noted the FTC....
19:34, 2019-07-31

Aadhaar Can Be Used For Cash Transactions Above Rs 50,000: Official The Aadhaar can now be quoted for cash transactions of more than Rs 50,000 and all other purposes where traditionally income tax PAN number was a must, according to a top official....
19:51, 2019-07-06

Payments: India’s cash conundrum The argument that India will be the first cashless society doesn’t take into account the country’s most vulnerable people and the cultural attachment to cash....
17:34, 2019-05-21

Will Russia splash rainy day cash? The Russian economy is crawling along at a low rate of growth, with oil prices insufficient to boost state revenues. But, an oil price rise raises the prospect of Moscow delving into its oil funds to boost growth....
13:51, 2019-07-01

Democrats Take Aim at Silicon Valley. They Take Its Cash, Too. Until recently Silicon Valley was seen as one of the few relatively untainted sources of big-money donations for Democratic candidates. Now, that’s changing....
16:51, 2019-06-06

Internet Providers Look to Cash In on Your Web Habits Internet-service providers are deciding whether to use data about their customers’ web habits to sell ads. AT&T mines surfing habits as part of a broader advertising operation....
20:51, 2019-06-27

Should You Get a Cash-Back Credit Card? Cash-back credit cards often take a backseat to travel reward cards. And it’s true that getting free airfare or upgrading your hotel stay through the power of your points feels somehow glitzier than a statement credit. But wouldn’t you rather have money back at the end of the month?...
02:17, 2019-07-23

Former SNP MP jailed for using embezzled cash to pay for holiday Former SNP MP Natalie McGarry has been jailed for embezzling thousands of pounds from pro-independence groups and using the cash to pay her rent and fund a holiday with her husband....
23:17, 2019-06-06

Why the News About Europe’s Banks Is Never, Ever Good Europe has too many banks making too little money. The continent’s big lenders appear to lurch from crisis to crisis, burning through chief executives and seemingly endless resets of strategy. The flailing is particularly dramatic when compared with American rivals. A decade ago, Europe’s top five b...
06:51, 2019-07-08

Banks can help to alleviate the refugee crisis Humanitarian crises are emerging market issues and local banks are the best way to distribute aid. Banks should make it easier and cheaper to get funds to them....
16:00, 2019-05-21

Is it time for Asian banks to go global? As Asia’s share of world GDP and global capital increases, the trend among Asia-based banks is for regional rather than global expansion. The region’s leading chief executives explain their approach to growth....
18:00, 2019-05-21

What a ‘Direct Listing’ Is, and Why Banks Are Nervous Hot technology startups have traditionally raised the cash they needed to break into the big time through initial public offerings. IPOs became synonymous with instant wealth for company founders and those lucky enough to buy those shiny new shares. But for some of the new generation of tech firms g...
18:34, 2019-06-19

Europe's Banks Warn About Prospects Banks in Germany, Italy and Holland, warned that making money and improving operations are becoming more challenging as already-low interest rates look set to tick lower....
19:00, 2019-08-07

Banks Get the Late-Cycle Blues Quarterly results from a trio of big U.S. lenders showed slowing loan growth and declining net interest margins. Goldman Sachs looks less impacted than peers thanks to a diversification drive but, if the economic cycle does turn, none look attractive....
23:34, 2019-07-16

International investment banks: It’s all about China International IBs pride themselves on the diversity of their business in Asia Pacific, but a bank without a decent China business in this region is nowhere. It is the engine of both regional and global growth....
14:32, 2019-05-21

Japanese Banks Are Circling the Drain Banking in a country where almost nobody defaults sounds easy. For Japan’s lenders, it is anything but. After almost three decades of near-zero, zero, and now negative interest rate policies, Tokyo has pushed its banking system to its limit....
19:51, 2019-08-06

Brian Banks knows that it’s an inspirational drama but isn’t quite sure why “Freedom doesn’t just start on the football field,” intones Brian Banks (Aldis Hodge) at the outset of his semi-inspirational, semi-harrowing true story, correcting naïve audience members who had, until that moment, assumed that the American football field is the exclusive provenance of their liber...
07:51, 2019-08-07

Veteran NFL writer Don Banks dies at 57 Veteran NFL writer Don Banks died in his sleep the day after attending the 2019 Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony in Canton, Ohio. He was 57....
00:17, 2019-08-06

U.S. Fed's Daly says banks need to do right by customers, communities Banks need to change their internal cultures if they are to combat competition from technology companies for customers soured on traditional financial institutions after the 2007-09 financial crisis, San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank President Mary Daly said on Monday....
07:00, 2019-06-03

The best USB power banks for phones and tablets By Sarah Witman This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission. Read the full guide to USB power banks for phones......
01:51, 2019-06-08

The banks are back with another big credit bubble Financial regulators need to rein in the growth of high-risk, high-yield lending to business. If they wait to act until they can say with certainty that a credit bubble is about to burst, they’ve waited too long....
02:17, 2019-06-01

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....
03:34, 2019-08-15

Quake hits sea off Indonesia, but tsunami warning lifted A powerful earthquake struck off the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Java on Friday, triggering a two-hour tsunami warning that sent coastal-dwellers fleeing to higher ground and panicking people in the capital Jakarta....
18:34, 2019-08-02

India, Indonesia Set $50 Billion Trade Target By 2025 India and Indonesia on Saturday set an ambitious USD 50 billion target for bilateral trade over the next six years as Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Joko Widodo discussed ways to deepen......
14:17, 2019-06-29

Indonesia president says power company should have been able to prevent blackout Indonesian President Joko Widodo said on Monday the state power company should have had contingency plans in place to prevent a major electricity blackout that affected the capital Jakarta and neighbouring provinces. "Management as big as PLN should have had a risk management, back up plan, a contin...
07:00, 2019-08-05

Protests Over Indonesia’s Election Results Have Turned Deadly At least six people are dead and more than 200 are injured after protests turned violent following the announcement of Indonesia’s official presidential election results, according to the governor of Jakarta. Supporters of the main opposition candidate Prabowo Subainto clashed with security fo...
09:17, 2019-05-22

Indonesia parades 5 foreigners arrested for drugs on Bali DENPASAR, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police in Bali have arrested an American, two Spaniards and two Russians for selling cocaine on the island. Police paraded the three men and two women at a press conference on Friday. Denpasar police chief Ruddi Setiawan said the first arrest was on May 20 when ...
13:17, 2019-05-31

Army helicopter with 12 aboard missing in Indonesia’s Papua JAYAPURA, Indonesia (AP) — A military helicopter carrying 12 people has gone missing in Indonesia’s easternmost province of Papua. Papua military spokesman Muhammad Aidi said the Russian-made Mi-17 helicopter lost contact five minutes after taking off Friday from Oksibil, the capital of the mo...
15:51, 2019-06-28

Indonesia woos Instagram generation for hip new bond raisings Indonesia's push to cut its reliance on foreign funds to fill the yawning current account gap has prompted it to chase a new and growing source of funding -- digitally savvy millennials....
13:17, 2019-08-06

S&P raises Indonesia's rating to 'BBB' on strong economic prospects Ratings agency S&P said on Friday it had raised Indonesia's sovereign credit rating to 'BBB', citing the country's strong economic growth prospects and supportive policy dynamics....
15:17, 2019-05-31

Indonesia to close island in bid to save Komodo dragons Indonesia plans to close its eastern island of Komodo to the public next year in a bid to conserve rare Komodo dragons, the largest living species of lizard, a provincial official said on Tuesday....
14:34, 2019-07-23

Domestic airfares soar in Indonesia despite government price cap When Resti Novita Sari booked to fly from Jakarta to her hometown of Padang to visit family for the Eid holiday, airfares were 40% to 60% higher than she had paid in previous years....
05:34, 2019-07-11

12 Killed In Indonesia Bus Crash After Argument Between Passenger, Driver Twelve people were killed and dozens more injured in an Indonesian traffic accident on Monday after a bus passenger tried to wrest control of the steering wheel following an argument with the driver,......
13:51, 2019-06-17

Deadly clashes erupt in Indonesia after president is reelected Demonstrators rioted in the capital and burned vehicles to protest President Joko Widodo’s victory, despite widespread consensus that the election was largely well run....
11:34, 2019-05-22

Indonesia election: Protesters clash with police in Jakarta Angry supporters of unsuccessful Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto have resorted to violent protest in the streets of Jakarta. Subianto's campaign has said it would challenge the election results....
06:34, 2019-05-22

The Latest: 4 dead after quake hits off Indonesia coast Indonesian authorities say a 6.8 magnitude earthquake that hit off Java island has killed four people and damaged more than 200 houses, swaying buildings as far away as the c...
13:34, 2019-08-03

Joko Widodo secures second term as Indonesia's president Indonesian president Joko Widodo has won a second term as leader of the world's third largest democracy, official results confirmed Tuesday, beating a former general who has claimed widespread ballot-rigging....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Indonesia sentences Frenchman to death for drug crimes Felix Dorfin has been sentenced to death in a surprise verdict after prosecutors asked for a 20-year jail term. Indonesia has some of the world's strictest drug laws — including death by firing squad....
15:34, 2019-05-21

Security bolstered as challenge to Indonesia vote begins JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Authorities bolstered security in the Indonesian capital as hearings began in a court challenge to the results of April’s presidential election. The losing candidate Prabowo Subianto claims there was massive electoral fraud and is asking the Constitutional Court to in...
11:17, 2019-06-14

Face of Indonesia disaster relief efforts dies at 49 Indonesia’s disaster agency spokesman, who was respected for informing Indonesians accurately and quickly about the country’s frequent natural calamities, has died....
07:01, 2019-07-07