Ocean lover Adam Western was sick of picking up Mentos mint wrappers from his favourite beach so he decided it was time somebody challenged the global confectionery company.
A simple "no junk mail" sign can generally ward off glossy advertising, but how can you limit the countless political pamphlets bombarding your mailbox?
It is estimated that only one per cent of plastic waste that enters the ocean is trapped in garbage patches. Where is the rest? Mirjam van der Mheen, Charitha Pattiaratchi and Erik van Sebille are trying to find out.
There are plenty of examples of successful recycling operations in Australia. Why isn't more being done asks Phillip Lasker
A central Queensland oil refinery says biodiesel made from used tyres can work in a standard diesel engine.
A regional council left with a massive bill for removing 500 trolleys from an underwater graveyard near its wharf says it could force major retailers Coles and Woolworths to pay.
With pressure growing on retailers to unwrap the plastics on fresh fruit and vegetables, there is a new debate about what is the greater evil — plastic or food waste?
Sugar has long been a source of energy for people, but now scientists believe they are close to unlocking its DNA secrets and harnessing its potential as a green fuel.
After more than a decade on the drawing board, a farmer and an engineer say they have created a generator that runs off green waste, recycles its emissions, and costs virtually nothing.
A proposed energy-from-waste plant which could divert 650,000 tonnes of rubbish from landfill each year appears set to go ahead.