Waste management experts say Thailand is becoming "the garbage bin of the world."
“Before you throw something out, think about it,” says Nelson Molina. “Everything can have a home.”
So far, the fruit peels are working to bind chromium and other pollutants in a method that’s "using waste to remove waste."
Many locals will have none of the mill's argument that its new pipe will be harmless to the environment.
There are times when children might receive some parental prodding to stop playing with their food, but one researcher in New Zealand thinks maybe we should encourage them to have some fun with “ugly food” that might otherwise be thrown
It isn't just people who end up suffering the consequences of waterborne pollutants. Wildlife does too.