Researchers say they were "shocked" to find so much plastic, glass, and fishing equipment all over the seafloor.
A common packing strap is responsible for more than half of Alaska's Stellar sea-lion entanglements.
Inside New York City's plan to reduce the annual miles driven by its sanitation department.
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.
Ideas for helping cities better manage their enormous waste streams.
Leonid Tsvetkov's strange, fascinating art project.
Artist Gabriel Orozco has applied a fresh logic to trash-as-art.
The Indian city is setting itself up as a model for how struggling cities can better handle waste disposal.
Garbage is an issue.
Transit officials say a pilot program has helped reduce garbage inside stations, but results elsewhere have been mixed.
A designer in Copenhagen comes up with a solution to her city's trash problem.
In New York, legislators debate whether a bill banning food will cut down on the city's vermin.
The Cleanoscope, a public trashcan in Mumbai that looks like a kaleidoscope, is meant to make throwing away trash fun.
MTA officials are testing out the theory that removing garbage bins from subway platforms will lead to less garbage in the system