Trash talk: What are the rules for garbage disposal in Switzerland?
Switzerland

Trash talk: What are the rules for garbage disposal in Switzerland?

The Swiss are meticulous when it comes to waste disposal and, not surprisingly, they have strict regulations on how to throw away trash in an environmentally correct manner.

Geneva: 100 franc fines for single use plastics from January 1st
Switzerland

Geneva: 100 franc fines for single use plastics from January 1st

Germans produce more packaging waste than ever before
Germany

Germans produce more packaging waste than ever before

Germany sees ‘alarming’ increase in number of food bank users
Germany

Germany sees ‘alarming’ increase in number of food bank users

‘More recycling, less rubbish’: minister wants Denmark to cut down on trash
Denmark

‘More recycling, less rubbish’: minister wants Denmark to cut down on trash

Rome’s rubbish will be cleaned up ‘within 15 days’: minister
Italy

Rome’s rubbish will be cleaned up ‘within 15 days’: minister

EU Parliament votes to ban single use plastics
Germany

EU Parliament votes to ban single use plastics

Swiss named among Europe’s biggest waste producers
Switzerland

Swiss named among Europe’s biggest waste producers

Fire in Rome: toxic smoke from waste blaze spreading over the city
Italy

Fire in Rome: toxic smoke from waste blaze spreading over the city

Sweden imports British waste to heat homes – but where’s the post-Brexit solution?
Sweden

Sweden imports British waste to heat homes – but where’s the post-Brexit solution?

Why Sweden’s waste imports may not be as eco-friendly as you think
Sweden

Why Sweden’s waste imports may not be as eco-friendly as you think

Senate’s ‘Re-Use Berlin’ campaign part of capital’s drive towards ‘zero waste’ policy
Germany

Senate’s ‘Re-Use Berlin’ campaign part of capital’s drive towards ‘zero waste’ policy

Huge rubbish fire blazes in Milan
Italy

Huge rubbish fire blazes in Milan

Danes are sorting more plastic waste than ever before, but very little gets recycled
Denmark

Danes are sorting more plastic waste than ever before, but very little gets recycled

Garbage island: Corsican officials block rubbish dump as waste overflows
France

Garbage island: Corsican officials block rubbish dump as waste overflows

Italian filmmaker tours Ischia on boat made of plastic bottles to highlight waste issue
Italy

Italian filmmaker tours Ischia on boat made of plastic bottles to highlight waste issue

Chemical factory closed in south west France after toxic waste outcry
France

Chemical factory closed in south west France after toxic waste outcry

Forget the coffee, what will Starbucks do to Italy’s environment?
Italy

Forget the coffee, what will Starbucks do to Italy’s environment?

Swedes threw away almost half a tonne of trash per person in 2017
Sweden

Swedes threw away almost half a tonne of trash per person in 2017

Stockholm brewery launches beer brewed from treated sewage
Sweden

Stockholm brewery launches beer brewed from treated sewage

German state cracks down on Switzerland’s ‘rubbish tourists’
Switzerland

German state cracks down on Switzerland’s ‘rubbish tourists’

Abruzzo agrees to take on Rome’s overflowing rubbish
Italy

Abruzzo agrees to take on Rome’s overflowing rubbish

Italy’s deposit return scheme for bottles gets underway
Italy

Italy’s deposit return scheme for bottles gets underway

Sweden gears up for tougher measures against plastic waste
Sweden

Sweden gears up for tougher measures against plastic waste

Litter levels rising in many Swedish towns and cities: survey
Sweden

Litter levels rising in many Swedish towns and cities: survey

‘They say Swedish people are cold, but I’ve found they will gladly help you’
Sweden

‘They say Swedish people are cold, but I’ve found they will gladly help you’

Danish supermarket offers fresh take on expired food
Denmark

Danish supermarket offers fresh take on expired food

Germany approves disputed nuclear waste deal
Germany

Germany approves disputed nuclear waste deal

Germany may wait 100 years for nuclear waste storage site
Germany

Germany may wait 100 years for nuclear waste storage site

Swiss among most wasteful in Europe
Switzerland

Swiss among most wasteful in Europe

Danes are Europe’s filthiest litterbugs: EU
Denmark

Danes are Europe’s filthiest litterbugs: EU

Italy unearths illegal dump in ancient Roman catacomb
Italy

Italy unearths illegal dump in ancient Roman catacomb

Nuclear waste ship quits France for Australia
France

Nuclear waste ship quits France for Australia

Five ‘ghost’ buildings that cost Italy dearly
Italy

Five ‘ghost’ buildings that cost Italy dearly

Danes are the biggest wasters in the EU: study
Denmark

Danes are the biggest wasters in the EU: study

Germans among biggest wasters in EU
Germany

Germans among biggest wasters in EU

Norway firm’s waste export was radioactive
Norway

Norway firm’s waste export was radioactive

Denmark spends millions on youth cruises
Denmark

Denmark spends millions on youth cruises

Sweden dumps toxic ash on Norway island

Sweden dumps toxic ash on Norway island

Norwegians ‘worst’ for dumping electrical waste
Norway

Norwegians ‘worst’ for dumping electrical waste

Denmark among top producers of e-waste
Denmark

Denmark among top producers of e-waste

French ditch pet hate to welcome doggy bags
France

French ditch pet hate to welcome doggy bags

Where tax goes: fish farms and frog tunnels
Germany

Where tax goes: fish farms and frog tunnels

Austria is paper recycling champion
Austria

Austria is paper recycling champion

17 people arrested over mafia waste dumping
Italy

17 people arrested over mafia waste dumping

Italy arrests head of Europe’s biggest landfill
Italy

Italy arrests head of Europe’s biggest landfill

Swedish illegal waste exports rife: customs
Sweden

Swedish illegal waste exports rife: customs

Snakes found dumped in garbage pile
Switzerland

Snakes found dumped in garbage pile

Toxic mafia dumps sow panic near Naples
Italy

Toxic mafia dumps sow panic near Naples

Celebrities call for end to toxic waste near Naples
Italy

Celebrities call for end to toxic waste near Naples

Chilean villagers sue Swedish mining company
Sweden

Chilean villagers sue Swedish mining company

Pranksters flag Berlin’s dog doo-doo dilemma
Germany

Pranksters flag Berlin’s dog doo-doo dilemma

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Sweden

Trash spies barred from taking digital photos

Sweden to ban mercury
Sweden

Sweden to ban mercury

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Sweden

Swedish man and his dog fall into fecal lagoon

Cracks found in Swedish nuclear waste pools
Sweden

Cracks found in Swedish nuclear waste pools

Sweden’s EQT buys ailing German waste firm
Sweden

Sweden’s EQT buys ailing German waste firm

Recycling Spaniards catch green bug
Spain

Recycling Spaniards catch green bug

Food waste pushes up Norwegian trash habit
Norway

Food waste pushes up Norwegian trash habit

Paris unveils smartphone app to clean up streets
France

Paris unveils smartphone app to clean up streets

Mortician stored gallons of human blood at home
France

Mortician stored gallons of human blood at home

Why do Parisians waste more food than anywhere else in France?
France

Why do Parisians waste more food than anywhere else in France?

Recycling-mad Germans turn to sharing to battle waste
Germany

Recycling-mad Germans turn to sharing to battle waste

Italy faces EU fine over smog and waste management
Italy

Italy faces EU fine over smog and waste management

Fridge sharing takes off in Vienna
Austria

Fridge sharing takes off in Vienna

What you need to know about Italy’s new food waste laws
Italy

What you need to know about Italy’s new food waste laws

Broke Italy failed to spend €9.3 billion of EU cash
Italy

Broke Italy failed to spend €9.3 billion of EU cash

Unwrapping Denmark’s first zero-packaging food store
Denmark

Unwrapping Denmark’s first zero-packaging food store

Italy adopts law to stop shops throwing away food
Italy

Italy adopts law to stop shops throwing away food

Italy to pass new laws to fight €12 billion food waste
Italy

Italy to pass new laws to fight €12 billion food waste

Denmark just took a major step to eliminate food waste
Denmark

Denmark just took a major step to eliminate food waste

Doggy bags: The last Italian taboo?
Italy

Doggy bags: The last Italian taboo?

Italy fined €20 million over Campania’s rubbish
Italy

Italy fined €20 million over Campania’s rubbish

Germans waste 18m tonnes of food yearly
Germany

Germans waste 18m tonnes of food yearly

French supermarkets to give away unsold food
France

French supermarkets to give away unsold food

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France

France tries three for stealing out-of-date food

EU court hits Italy with giant illegal waste fine
Italy

EU court hits Italy with giant illegal waste fine

Plan to make stores give unsold food to charity
France

Plan to make stores give unsold food to charity

Crisis-hit Italians survive on out of date food
Italy

Crisis-hit Italians survive on out of date food

Crisis forces Italians to waste less food
Italy

Crisis forces Italians to waste less food

Italians bin €8.7 billion of food each year
Italy

Italians bin €8.7 billion of food each year

Malmö to fine people who fail to sort their trash
Sweden

Malmö to fine people who fail to sort their trash

Swedes throw away food worth billions: report
Sweden

Swedes throw away food worth billions: report

Sweden facing need to import garbage
Sweden

Sweden facing need to import garbage

Doggie bags, smaller servings to cut waste
Germany

Doggie bags, smaller servings to cut waste

How Germans are turning to dumpsters for dinner
Germany

How Germans are turning to dumpsters for dinner

Germans each chuck out 82 kilos of food a year
Germany

Germans each chuck out 82 kilos of food a year

Probe looks at grocery food waste in Sweden
Sweden

Probe looks at grocery food waste in Sweden