Meet 20 Year Old Climate Activist Melati Wijsen Who Had Plastic Banned in Bali | Influence
Melati Wijsen, a young climate activist, often compared to Greta Thunberg, has managed to create change through an environmental policy banning single-use plastics in Bali.
How to Live a Zero Waste Lifestyle
Stevie Van Horn has been living a zero waste lifestyle for years. We spent a day with her to find out how she does it and what it's like dating as a zero waste person.
VICE Impact Spotlight
The End of Waste in San Francisco
San Francisco has one of the most progressive waste management programs in the US. But for the city, trash is just the beginning.
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Direct Effect: What Does Away Mean?
NYC has the largest sanitation department in the world, generating almost 10,000 tons of waste per day. 26 years after this PSA first aired the issue persists.
Toxic Waste in the US: Coal Ash
An estimated 113 million tons of coal ash are produced annually in the US, and stored in almost every state—some of it literally in people's backyards.
The Mafia is Trashing Italy
In the city of Naples and the surrounding countryside of Campania, Italy, the Mafia has controlled the waste-management industry for decades.