Phil Lutton Thousands of tonnes of rubbish is being carted away from the suburbs - but where will it all go?
Aaron Cook THE state government plans to introduce biodegradable bags to supermarket checkouts and open more waste collection centres to reduce landfill.
Ben Cubby, Environment Reporter Australians face a new tax on electronic goods next year - in return for guarantees the electronic waste will not be dumped in landfill or shipped overseas.
Ben Cubby, Environment Reporter As the switch is made to digital television, recyclers are expecting a glut of analog TVs to swell the nation's already-bulging stockpiles of e-waste.
Catherine Armitage Since the 1940s ''disposable'' has been used to describe something meant to be discarded after use.
Ben Cubby Artificial lakes will hold millions of litres of contaminated water in the Pilliga district, in north-western NSW.
David Sygall It's a battle over billions, but both sides agree plastic bottle sales are falling, writes David Sygall.
Daniel Lewis Like his father and his grandfather before him, Steve Fieldus is a proud, tattooed truckie who couldn't resist life in a big rig on the open road: ''I was born and bred into it, mate.
David Wroe Rubbish dump owners are accusing the Gillard government of performing a last-minute backflip on its carbon credits scheme.
Toppy Chanthavong You could soon get 10c a pop for every aluminium can and plastic or glass bottle you recycle - if state and national environmental groups get their way.
Ben Cubby TOWING the massive whale carcass on Newport Beach out for a sea burial would be a difficult and dangerous task, but still far more pleasant than the ''horrible'' alternative.
A NSW council is under fire after a council staff member shot more than a dozen dogs at a landfill and left their bodies on the tip face.
Bridie Smith Melbourne's expanding urban growth boundary is forecast to hit remnant populations of one of the state's most endangered frogs.
Nicole Hasham RUBBISH will pour into bursting landfills, the recycling industry will stall and greenhouse gas emissions will rise in a perverse side-effect of the federal government's carbon tax, critics have...
Natalie O'Brien IAN MALOUF'S Dial a Dump rubbish empire has been slapped with two on-the-spot fines for unlawfully receiving waste at its proposed $300 million landfill site at Eastern Creek, before it has received...
Peter Hannam A New South Wales piggery has become the first in Australia to turn its manure into carbon credits, earning it as much as $150,000 a year.
Arriving in Venice years ago, Robert Benchley, the New York journalist and wit, is said to have sent a mock-panicked telegram to his editor: "Streets flooded. Please advise."
Rosslyn Beeby A satellite sensor launched from a space centre in French Guyana is being used by the NSW Environment Protection Authority to track illegal dumping of ACT construction waste across the border.
The Loaded Dog
Earth Hour proved a truly explosive topic when we asked readers if they would join in the anti-global warming campaign.
Rachel Wells Foul-smelling, rat-infested laneways could be a thing of the past under a new council initiative.