Transit officials say a pilot program has helped reduce garbage inside stations, but results elsewhere have been mixed.
A recycling facility employs people with learning disabilities, creating a fledgling community.
With the help of a rental truck, you too can cash in on the multimillion-dollar cardboard-rustling business.
There's fun and profit in having giant shredding rotors tear the flesh off deceased vehicles.
When major cities embrace climate and energy initiatives, the communities around them inevitably follow.
Thanks to Swedish designer Ola Giertz, the stuff that sprouts from your head now can be a place to rest your butt.
Is there anything high-speed flexible impactors can't flail into gold?
They train the disadvantaged to transform garbage into beautiful furniture.
Also, a U.K. town takes care of a snowball-throwing teenager, and California cities ban mobile billboards and force medical-marijuana growers indoors.
The cramped city-state is only years away from running out of landfill space.
A Florida town tests a monitoring system that makes sure its residents are recycling properly.
Why it took six years for the city to solve its waste problem
Despite criticism, all city households will have garbage bins with tracking devices by 2015