Kyoto deals with 'garbage house' by force

Nov 13, 2015

Kyoto deals with 'garbage house' by force

The Kyoto Municipal Government enforced an ordinance Friday to deal with overflowing garbage at a resident’s house. After failing to persuade a man in his 50s to rid his house and an adjoining private road of mountains of garbage after meeting with him at ...

Indian activists push for clean cities

Apr 29, 2013

Indian activists push for clean cities

As more Indians travel the world and their country’s growing economy and population gain more global attention, they are increasingly embarrassed about one of India’s dirtiest features: its cities. It is not uncommon to see piles of putrefying garbage lying along the streets in ...

Apr 27, 2013

Recycling of useful metals

Only one-third of Japan's municipalities are set to begin a recycling program for smaller electronic devices such as cellphones, PCs and game machines.