environment
It’s Now a £150 Fine for Throwing Rubbish Out of a Car

Local councils have been handed the sort of power that angry dads can only dream of — a doubling of many of the fines for littering our proud* land with the detritus of convenience culture. Read More >>

space
We Don’t Even Live There Yet, But Humans Have Already Left Over 400,000 Pounds of Trash on the Moon

It’s inevitable that one day humanity is going to need to live somewhere other than Earth, and our first step towards intergalactic colonisation will probably be the moon. The only problem? We’ve only visited it 12 times, and already there’s over 400,000 pounds of garbage up there. Read More >>

cars
Roads Department Gamifies Throwing Rubbish Out of the Car

Lazy people who throw rubbish out of car windows are in for a treat should they drive around certain spots in the north of England, as the roads department is testing a thrilling new type of bin. It's like a big old ship's funnel, into which drivers-by are encouraged to casually throw their rubbish. Read More >>

environment
There’s Rubbish in the Deepest, Most Remote Parts of the Ocean

Our planet's oceans are huge and mysterious, and there are still stretches of the ocean floor that remain unexplored. But that doesn't mean they're pristine and untouched: a new study found even the deepest, most remote areas of the oceans contain man-made litter. As a species, we're just a bunch of slobs. Read More >>

design
Disposable Rubbish Bag Tents Are the Cleverest Way To Keep Camping Clean

Music festivals generate a lot of litter. Tons of it. Litterally. It's been a problem for ages, but Glad has come up with a clever design solution that solves at least part of the problem: a rubbish bag tent. Read More >>

environment
Plastic Paradise: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Plastic Paradise is a documentary by Angela Sun about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch at Midway Atoll. It shows how plastic is ruining nature, causing birds and animals to die and polluting the waters. It’s pretty bad. Read More >>