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Dec 28, 2015 09:00 AM ET
As trash levels rise, nations are forced to create new solutions for dealing with it. What are countries doing with their waste?
Sep 30, 2015 02:22 PM ET // Danny Clemens, DSCOVRD
Microorganisms found in worms are effective at biodegrading plastic and styrofoam, research reveals. Continue reading →
May 7, 2015 10:15 AM ET
Sweden is able to recycle 99 percent of their trash, some of which they burn. Why isn't this practiced in the United States?
Dec 11, 2014 08:50 AM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
The world's oceans may contain about 10 times more plastic than the most recent studies suggest.
Jun 30, 2014 06:55 PM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Expecting to see huge volumes of plastic in the world's oceans, a team of researchers finds otherwise.
May 17, 2014 03:06 PM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science Contributor
For one lost containeer, an underwater robot found it nearly 4,200 feet below the ocean's surface.
Apr 21, 2014 12:40 PM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
A fantastical water vessel cleans pollution from waterways, transports travelers and also serves as a floating garden.
Oct 18, 2013 09:30 AM ET // AFP
One of the highest points in the Maldives is an island made of trash.
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