Latest Rubbish posts


Rubbish - Who Is Responsible For Making It And Reducing It?

When it comes to waste disposal, should manufacturers or consumers be responsible for over-packaged products?


Indonesia's plastic pollution issue

Indonesia is the world's second greatest plastic polluter, and it's got a lot to do with poverty


Hong Kong’s rubbish problem can be seen from space

Here's why mountains of rubbish are washing up on Hong Kong's beaches


Why is everyone putting their rubbish in jars?

Jarring is a pretty new concept, in short, it basically means collecting the rubbish you can’t recycle into glass jars. So why is it taking off?


Why ocean pollution is a risk to your health

Your rubbish is ending up in the oceans, inside fish, and back into your plate


How to dispose of old medicine safely

What do you do with that packet of expired antibiotics? Don’t throw them in the bin!


This artist uses rubbish to reveal our wasteful lifestyles

How much waste do YOU produce?


[Watch]: This sanitation worker created a museum from rescued items found in the bin

Incredible secret museum hints at our throwaway lifestyle


The World’s Highest Garbage Dump: Why tourists may need to reconsider scaling Mount Everest

With more people than ever before making the journey up this mighty mountain, the environmental impacts are starting to show