Neil McMahon In marketing terms it's a match made in moneymaking heaven - but George Clooney, king of cool turned emperor of the coffee-pod people, may be serving up a less-than-perfect brew as a caffeine...
Georgina Connery Can I dump my old sex toys in the recycling bin? What about my credit cards or my sphygmomanometer?
The majority of Americans polled support re-using water to help protect the environment and stem scarcity issues forecast for 36 US states next year, according to a General Electric consumer survey.
Peter Hannam The 'recycling wars' between Coca-Cola and Greenpeace have spilt into cyberspace, with the beverage giant snagging the top advertising slot for searches of the environmental group's name.
Louise Hall STATE POLITICS A COMPANY controversially awarded the contract to collect rubbish in the City of Sydney has been accused of contaminating material put out for recycling by putting it in the same truck as general...
Ben Cubby, Environment Reporter The price of a can of Coca-Cola could rise by 15 cents and a case of beer by $4 under changes to recycling laws recommended in a secret report.
Aaron Cook Turn on a tap for a drink, water a garden, or flush a toilet in inner Sydney and the water you use is probably all of the same quality.
Ben Cubby and Melissa Singer A national recycling scheme for cans and bottles would save the NSW public $168 million a year, according to an independent study using data from a secret federal government report.
MATTHEW BENNS LOCAL councils are microchipping bins, reducing bin sizes, putting up fees and cutting collections in a bid to get households to dramatically reduce waste.
Peter Hannam The Coalition governments under Barry O’Farrell and Mike Baird have “declared war on the environment” since taking office in 2011, according to nine leading green groups in the...
Harvey Grennan Building an average new house generates about nine tonnes of waste. Across Australia one authority estimates 250,000 cubic metres of building waste are sent to landfill each year while another...
President Barack Obama's use of the Environmental Protection Agency to force cuts in power plant emissions has echoes of a major battle two years ago against tobacco.
Nicole Hasham It took millions of years for water, seeping at an infinitesimal pace, to fashion the limestone pillars and mazes of the ancient Cliefden Caves.
Peter Hannam A crackdown on NSW tyre retailers found half the outlets inspected were unaware of their responsibility to ensure used tyres were handled by legal operators.
Peter Hannam A crackdown on NSW tyre retailers found half of those inspected were unaware of their responsibility to ensure used tyres were handled by legal operators.
Alexandra Back, Emma Partridge, Peter Hannam Wild weather rocked Sydney on Monday and left one man drowned, two struck by lightning and at least six people trapped in their cars on flooded streets.
Peter Hannam An official crackdown has begun on the illegal storage and disposal of tyres in NSW - about a week too late to prevent a huge toxic fire and oil slick in Sydney's south-west.
Peter Hannam NSW will lead a crackdown on illegal tyre dumping, as a tyre dump site in Sydney's west - part-owned by business identity Ron Medich - was slapped with a clean-up order.
Peter Hannam A massive tyre dump in Victoria’s west is at the centre of talks between the government and a recycling company.
Peter Hannam Four weeks after a fire almost gutted a tyre dump in Sydney's west, the company part-owned by accused murderer Ron Medich faces expulsion from the site and investigations from the authorities.