New research from Australia’s national science agency shows a huge amount of ocean plastic ends up on land, where it gets trapped.
By 2030, no matter where Victorians live or visit, they'll have a consistent kerbside bin system.
The Morrison government aims to encourage the recycling of plastics, as well as committing financial assistance for upgrading infrastructure to boost the capacity for this waste to be reused.
Waste, once freely available to the poor, is being appropriated for business purposes.
Community projects play a vital role in city life.
Stikeez, the latest collection of plastic collectables from Coles, flies in the face of the company's plan to become Australia’s most sustainable supermarket.
The social and environmental costs of rampant consumerism are becoming ever clearer, and we’re all encouraged to use less and recycle more, but how can we shift more sustainable model?
Taxes designed to encourage a green transition can instead penalise smaller businesses and ensure they're left behind.
The problems of demolishing high-rise buildings in busy cities point to the need to prepare for unbuilding at the time of building. We'd then be much better placed to recycle building materials.
CO₂ will need to be removed from the atmosphere to avoid catastrophic heating. Can the process be incentivised?
Households generate a large share of national greenhouse gas emissions and can take steps to reduce them.
Until recently, there were few ways in which tires could be recycled or repurposed – but researchers have discovered a new chemical process that shows promise.
Consumerism reaches a frenzied peak as the holidays approach, but it's not too late to put on the brakes.
Real Christmas trees may be in short supply this year thanks to the 2008 economic downturn, climate change and insect infestations.
Government agencies have detailed plans for responding to disasters, but one piece doesn't get enough attention: cleaning up the mess that's left behind.
Research has found plastic in snails in Nigerian rivers -- another sign that the country needs to manage its waste better.
Americans recycle only about one-third of the solid waste we generate. A behavioral scientist argues that with the right motivators, we could do more.
An inconclusive COAG meeting comes after years of inquiries, announcements, initiatives, investigations and reviews. Australia is no closer to actually tackling our waste problems.
A new business is skipping recycling in favour of returning, washing and reusing sturdy containers for common groceries.
Kids are more engaged when they're actively involved in their learning. Here's how three schools are teaching kids about sustainability by being sustainable themselves.