King Charles' recycled coronation: Eco-conscious king reuses historic robes
Charles has long been an environmental campaigner. This will be shown at his coronation via the reuse and re-wearing of robes passed down through generations.
I bought a coffee table online for just $40 but it's worth over $1,000
If you think your dream décor is out of your financial reach, have you considered thrifting your way to the top? This woman thrifted 75% of her home furniture.
Jordan Peterson mocked for complaining about toilet paper—"Tyranny"
"Up yours, woke moralists," the Canadian psychologist raged on Twitter over a sign that asked users to recycle and be mindful of excessive use.
Queen Elizabeth was a wardrobe recycler decades before Kate Middleton
Social media fans have praised the late queen's thriftiness after Kate Middleton re-styled an old dress for this year's BAFTA ceremony.
Kate Middleton's most important year in fashion as she turns forty-one
As the Princess of Wales celebrates her 41st birthday, Newsweek looks back at what has been Kate's most important year in fashion to date.
"I stopped throwing things away for a year, we made a surprising discovery"
Eve Schaub and her family spent a year not throwing away their garbage. Here's how they did it.
"I'm not buying my kids any Christmas presents this year"
In an original essay, Elizabeth Buko tells Newsweek about her surprising Christmas decision.
Dead body found inside recycling center sparks police probe
The grim discovery was made at a facility in Sante Fe Springs, California, and now investigators are working to determine whether foul play was involved.
Bring Sustainability Into Your Business Plan With These Seven Tips
Sustainability doesn't have to be annoying or expensive, either. Here's how small businesses can easily bring sustainability into their existing model.
This plastic self-destructs within two years
London startup Polymateria has developed a low-cost solution that helps make conventional plastics biodegrade.
Americans Are Being Turned Into Human Compost to Save the Planet
A new bill in California has legalized human composting. "We can't just keep putting bodies in the ground," said one advocate to Newsweek.
Why is Sprite Changing Iconic Green Bottles?
Coca-Cola announced on Wednesday that the iconic green bottles would transition to clear plastic from August 1.
Eco-Friendly Couple Spends Just $3,600 for 'Zero-Waste Wedding'
Anna Masiello, 28, and Diogo Linhares, 29, met at a zero-waste event in October 2019 and are passionate about reducing waste.
Plumber's Horror Clip Shows why Coffee Grounds Shouldn't Be Put in the Sink
"Omg, I always put mine down the sink," said one shocked viewer of the video on TikTok.
Coastline Clogged with Plastic from One of World's Most Polluted Rivers
Shocking footage from company shows a Guatemalan beach completely engulfed in plastic waste.
Why Is Plastic so Nondegradable—It's All Natural?
A viral Reddit thread raised the question of why plastic doesn't break down, despite having been made from natural materials.
Prehistoric Humans Recycled Old Tools, Possibly to Honor Ancestors
Study finds that humans 500,000 years ago in what is now southern Israel reshaped and reused tools rather than make new ones.
Man Reveals Recycling and Trash Go in Same Bin at Restaurant in Viral Video
"It's like this everywhere. You think you're recycling, but it's just going to the dump," one commenter said.
In Solving One Climate Crisis, Let's Not Create Another
The majority of people are yet to drive electric cars. When they do, we'll need far better battery recycling infrastructure and awareness.
COVID, Holidays, Food Deliveries Contribute to Trash Pileup, Pickup Delays
Several cities have reported anywhere from 20 to 35 percent of their sanitation workers missing work because of COVID in recent weeks as Omicron has spiked.
2022 Needs to Be the Year that Technology Recycling Goes Mainstream
People and businesses need to start viewing e-waste as a form of hazardous waste so that it is properly disposed of and paid for … for the sake of our planet.
Woman Shows How to Make Paper at Home in Video Viewed 24M Times
"This is one project that I'm quite certain I won't be getting around to doing!" one commenter said in a subsequent Reddit post.
'I Make Food From Used Christmas Trees'
The first recipe we tried our Christmas tree needles with was salmon. Then we made bread, followed by a sugar syrup.
Ford's New 'Ghost Gear' Is Made From Ocean Debris
Ford is utilizing products made from pollutants found in the Indian Ocean.
How to Get Your Hands on a Free Red Starbucks Reusable Holiday Cup
The latest reusable cup from Starbucks is available at select U.S. stores for a limited time while supplies last.
EPA Unveils First National Recycling Strategy to Help Curb Climate Change
"Our nation's recycling system is in need of critical improvements to better serve the American people," EPA Administrator Michael S. Regan said in a statement.
EVs to Cause Auto Parts Manufacturers, Stores to Shift Focus
The automotive parts industry is worth billions. Industry experts see the space changing with the growing prevalence of electric vehicles.
Olympic Athletes Reveal What 'Anti-Sex' Beds Are Made From
Organizers have been accused of putting environmental concerns over the comfort of the athletes.
'We Made a Hospital Ward Out Of Trash'
As the COVID-19 pandemic hit, we became aware that there was a lot of PPE waste. So, we diverted all our resources back into our community and figured out how to build hospitals.
Scientists Combat Pollution by Turning Plastic Waste Into Vanilla Flavoring
"The results from our research have major implications for the field of plastic sustainability and demonstrate the power of synthetic biology to address real-world challenges," said the study's first author Joanna Sadler.