Blood-colored evaporation ponds, smoldering toxic-waste dumps, a rusting fleet of military ghost ships – the Bay Area has it all.
In Buenos Aires, thousands of informal workers are ready to take on the task of improving the city's trash woes, if only the government would let them.
The Indian city is setting itself up as a model for how struggling cities can better handle waste disposal.
Also, a British tractor thief gets his comeuppance and a Nigerian church freaks out over bombs in women's headdresses.
An ancient Roman landfill offers ideas about how our old dumps could be more useful than we realize.
More cities are following San Francisco’s lead on collecting compostable food waste