Environmental groups called on Tuesday for Southeast Asian countries to ban waste imports from developed countries to help tackle a plastic pollution crisis, as regional leaders prepare to meet in Bangkok.
The state Senate passed a regulatory reform bill tackling issues from landfill cleanup to water fountain requirements. The smooth passage came only after the most controversial portion of the bill was dropped.
Electrical waste illegally shipped from Europe to Africa is leaching dangerous chemicals into Ghana's food chain, new research revealed last week.
A Chinese artist on Saturday unveiled a sculpture made of discarded mobile phones and shaped like a cell tower in a bid to highlight the problem of electronic waste.
The electronics we throw away are catching fire in trucks and recycling centers when lithium-ion batteries explode
People in three northeastern provinces were at risk of harm from electronic garbage as many families there were involved in trash processing and disposal – often without protective gear.
Nigerian men who work with electronic waste have much lower levels of crucial fertility hormones than men unexposed to the waste, according to a new study.
Resumption of normal life in the United States under a herd immunity approach would result in an enormous death toll by all estimates.
Researchers find people's exposure to PFAS and certain flame retardants could be significantly reduced by opting for healthier building materials and furniture.
Fish exposed to harmful contaminants can pass on health issues such as reproductive problems to future generations that had no direct exposure.
An expanding wood pellet market in the Southeast has fallen short of climate and job goals—instead bringing air pollution, noise and reduced biodiversity in majority Black communities.