Tag: recycling trash

  • Nearly all countries agree to stem flow of plastic waste into poor nations

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    By Christopher Thompson US reportedly opposed deal, which follows concerns that villages in Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia had ‘turned into dumpsites’ Almost all the world’s countries have agreed on a deal aimed at restricting shipments of hard-to-recycle plastic waste to poorer countries, the United Nations announced on Friday. Exporting countries – including the US – […]

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  • Throwing Trash in Volcanoes – How Good an Idea is it?

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    By Alex Mardikian Wouldn’t it be great if Hawaii could resolve its waste disposal issues by simply dumping the trash in volcanoes? Kilauea and Mauna Loa would incinerate anything that we’d toss into them. Or, would they? What tells us that dumping trash into volcanoes is not such a great idea? We do burn trash […]

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