Is sorting recyclables from your trash worthwhile? Does grease or food contaminate a whole bin of recycling? A Stanford science journalist investigates, and the answers might be brighter than you think.
The United States generates more than 21 tons of food waste annually, and some of it is not compostable. A Stanford earth science student examines the garbage disposal versus the landfill to determine the most eco-friendly disposal route.
The California brown pelican was on the endangered species list in 1970, but the population rebounded, and the birds came off the list in 2009. A Stanford student artist commemorates the victory in sculpture.