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The quiet death of hard rubbish week

The quiet death of hard rubbish week

Ever wondered what happened to neighbourhood-wide hard rubbish collection? We did some sleuthing.

Crikey Worm: MPs break ranks over live exports ban

Crikey Worm: MPs break ranks over live exports ban

Good morning, early birds. Both Coalition and Labor MPs break ranks to support a ban on live exports. Plus, Australian and Chinese warships have a "robust" exchange in the South China Sea. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

War by google ... the secrets are out on our politicians ... cannibal stock shock ...

Media briefs: uni prank probe … Nine not playing cricket … Coke case

Media briefs: uni prank probe … Nine not playing cricket … Coke case

The lecturer who assigned his students to prank the student newspaper appears to have changed his tune.

Crikey clarifier: what does Coke have to do with NT recycling?

Crikey clarifier: what does Coke have to do with NT recycling?

What exactly is the Northern Territory's troubled recycling legislation, and what does it have to do with the price of a can of Coke? Lawyer Sarah Burnside explains.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Which govt pays writers to smear opponents? ... the inside word on Coke's anti-recycling putsch ... is the Green Guide staying Green? ...

Crikey Clarifier: would a national 10c cash-for-trash scheme work?

Crikey Clarifier: would a national 10c cash-for-trash scheme work?

It looks like state and federal governments will not be binning plans for more cash-for-containers schemes, with Tony Burke announcing support for a national program. Aicha Marhfour examines how a scheme would work.

Agbogloshie, West Africa’s biggest e-waste dump

Agbogloshie, West Africa’s biggest e-waste dump

The dumping and burning of e-waste in Agbogloshie has attracted significant attention from environmental groups, researchers and journalists, writes Clair MacDougall, a journalist in Monrovia, Liberia.

The festive season of waste?

The festive season of waste?

For many of us Christmas is inherently about excess, family, presents and, importantly, food. And all of this would not be such a bad thing, if so much of it didn’t go to waste, writes Larissa Ocampo.

Why aren’t bottles recycled? ‘People don’t want water that tastes funny’

Why aren’t bottles recycled? ‘People don’t want water that tastes funny’

Australians were urged to recycle the more than 260 litres of bottled water they consumed last year. Yet none of those bottles were made from recycled plastic, writes Nicole Gooch.