New Pollution Record as Haze Chokes Singapore

New Pollution Record as Haze Chokes Singapore

Pollution levels reached a new record high for a third day in a row in Singapore, as smoky haze from fires in Indonesia shrouded the city state. Many stores have run out of face masks amid soaring demand. The Pollutant Standards Index (PSI) hit 401 at 12:00 on Friday (04:00 GMT) – the highest in […]

Los Angeles OKs Ban on Plastic Shopping Bags

Los Angeles OKs Ban on Plastic Shopping Bags

Los Angeles on Tuesday became the largest city in the nation to move toward a ban on plastic grocery bags, with the City Council barring them in supermarkets, convenience stores and any big retailer that sells groceries. Nearly three weeks after a similar measure was defeated in the California Legislature, the City Council voted 11-1 […]

Where Does My Poop Go?

Where Does My Poop Go?

“It’s a wonderful organic product,” says Madison, “but the public sees it as what they flushed yesterday. But what you know from having toured the plant is that biosolids are actually the anaerobic bacteria that ate what you flushed yesterday. It’s a great product.” When asked if he thought there was any risk in using […]