AP |Dec. 15, 2014 8:24 a.m.
The city of Longview, Washington, plans to sell and ship its recycled bottles, cardboard and other materials to Asia.
OPB |Dec. 04, 2014 3:50 p.m.
A new report out today suggests the Portland area's controversial growth boundary may already be big enough to accommodate development over the next twenty years.
OPB |Nov. 18, 2014 10:59 a.m.
Click through the interactive graphic to see where we're wasting food and how much greenhouse gas is released in the process.
KCTS 9 |Nov. 17, 2014 1 a.m.
You could say Lauren Ziemski is a bit of a composting guru. She’s been using Seattle’s curbside composting program since it started nearly a decade ago.
OPB |Nov. 15, 2014 4:29 p.m.
How a Washington company is turning supermarket food scraps into fertilizer.
EarthFix |Nov. 15, 2014 3:53 p.m.
Taco Time Northwest, a Mexican-style fast food restaurant chain in Western Washington, found a simple solution to complicating garbage sorting -- they switched to all-compostable packaging.
KCTS 9 |Nov. 15, 2014 3:46 p.m.
A graphic look at all the food we waste and what that means for the planet.
EarthFix |Nov. 15, 2014 3:08 p.m.
Ethanol Made From Food Waste Takes Off
KCTS 9 |Nov. 15, 2014 2:21 p.m.
Americans throw out enough food in one day to feed the entire Seattle metro area for two weeks. As the environmental costs of that waste add up, the city takes a new approach to keep food out of the landfill.
OPB |Nov. 14, 2014 5:15 p.m.
Since Seattle and Portland began offering curbside composting, the cities have faced challenges from foul odors, lack of participation and plastic contamination.