Methane is everywhere, and that’s pretty bad news for our planet. Thanks to gassy cows, the natural gas boom, and lots and lots of garbage rotting in our landfills, the amount of methane in the atmosphere has more than doubled since the industrial revolution.
New York City is a big city, and it's been big for a long time - long enough to create, and close, a huge landfill, known as Fresh Kills.
A team from Yale University has discovered a fungus deep in the South American rainforest that can live entirely on plastic - offering hope for new methods of waste disposal.
Chevron and the U.S. Navy are working together in Albany, Ga., to turn methane gas captured in a nearby landfill into renewable energy.
Automaker BMW has launched a pilot program to turn the methane gas emitted by landfills into hydrogen.
Think you're doing the right thing by using biodegradeable products? Think again.