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- Trash from Mount Everest to be turned into art to highlight garbage problem
A new gallery in Nepal is going to showcase artwork made from garbage
that has been removed from Mount Everest.
Fox News. Friday, 22 Jan 2021.
- This dress costs more than 13 thousand pesos and they are comparing it to a garbage bag
The garment is 100 percent polyester, has asymmetric front pockets to the front and a balloon button closure.
Entrepreneur. Thursday, 21 Jan 2021.
- Should stores ban you from buying junk food online? asks FEMAIL
It has been proposed that stores should ban people from buying junk
food online as a solution to growing obesity in Britain. Here, we two have opposing views to explore the proposition.
Daily Mail. Wednesday, 13 Jan 2021.
- Space junk left in low-Earth orbit has become the equivalent of a 'new drifting island of plastic'
There are nearly 2,000 active satellites in low-Earth orbit.
Daily Mail. Tuesday, 12 Jan 2021.
- Why this female garbage truck driver hopes more women will join her
Belinda Janson hopes she won't be the only woman driving garbage
trucks in Ipswich, Australia, for long.
BBC News. Tuesday, 12 Jan 2021.
- The Don Quixote of Brooklyn, Tilting at Plastic Bags
His quest? To remove garbage
from the branches of trees throughout our fair city.
New York Times. Thursday, 7 Jan 2021.
- To Survive Under Siege, the 'Mother Goddess City' Relied on Enormous Cisterns
The structures, which supplied the Turkish settlement of Metropolis with water, were later converted into garbage
Smithsonian. Tuesday, 5 Jan 2021.
- New study on circadian clock shows 'junk DNA' plays a key role in regulating rhythms
Researchers have been trying to figure out what regulates molecular circadian clocks, in search of new insights into diseases like Alzheimer's, cancer and diabetes. Until now, that research has focused on what is known as clock genes. ...
Science Daily. Monday, 4 Jan 2021.
- The International Station Is In Danger From Space Debris [Infographic]
Space debris is an ongoing problem in low Earth Orbit. This year alone the International Space Station had to move three times to avoid potential collisions with the junk
that is flying around the planet at speeds of 18,000 mph.
Forbes. Thursday, 31 Dec 2020.
- An Entrepreneur Finds His Pandemic Silver Lining: Buying An Eco-Friendly Franchise While Helping His Community
After spending 20 years making his way in the corporate world, he recently purchased a franchise called The Junkluggers, that offers an environmentally friendly alternative to traditional junk
Forbes. Tuesday, 29 Dec 2020.
- Nikola shares slide after deal ends for electric garbage trucks with Republic Services
Nikola said the decision was made after both companies determined the it would "result in longer than expected development time, and unexpected costs."
CNBC. Thursday, 24 Dec 2020.
- Remember This Garbage Year With a 2020 Dumpster Fire Ornament
Christmas ornaments are a great way to commemorate the past year, and there's no better symbol of 2020 than a flaming dumpster fire ornament.
Mental Floss. Friday, 18 Dec 2020.
- Apartment hunter finds secret exit hidden in kitchen cabinet
Most kitchens have a garbage
can hidden inside of a cabinet, but this takes things to a whole new level.
Fox News. Thursday, 10 Dec 2020.
- USPS mail problems on South Side go beyond packages found in garbage, have persisted for weeks, residents say
Residents of Mount Greenwood were not surprised to hear of 19 packages found in a resident's dumpster Tuesday, as widespread USPS delivery problems have been persistent.
ABC News. Thursday, 10 Dec 2020.
- USPS investigating 19 undelivered packages found dumped in trash on South Side
A Chicago alderman said the United States Postal Service is investigating after 19 undelivered packages were found in the garbage
on the South Side.
ABC News. Wednesday, 9 Dec 2020.
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