Emerging efforts by cities and the federal government show that progress is possible, but experts say systemic changes are still needed.
It looks as if it will take the state much longer to get a better grip on its food-waste problem than lawmakers and others had hoped.
As population growth increases consumption and waste, managing this waste is becoming an ever greater challenge.
To try to combat the mountain of food waste, diabetic Andrew Mayers decided to live on what people chuck in the bin. Even if it's two doughnuts and a cucumber.
Berkeley's new law targeting throwaway food packaging requires customers to go reusable or pay a fee.
Ensia has compiled a list of its top 10 most-read stories in 2019, all of which share important ideas worth reflecting on again.
"The mindless clinging to outdated science is detrimental to public health and to the development of good science"
The failure to ban asbestos has resulted in widespread and potentially deadly chronic risks that reach down to our youngest citizens and their teachers.
Coal, oil and gas have given communities across the U.S. both steady paychecks and devastating pollution. It's time to make health a priority in meeting our energy demands.
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