A popular revolving sushi chain in Japan is under fire after one of its workers disposed of a fish before returning it to the cutting board to “serve” it.
Singapore is the global epitome of environmental sustainability.
The island state of roughly six million people boasts an efficient solid waste management infrastructure that begins at home and ends in waste-to-energy plants, where incineration produces steam.
A new regulation introduced last week in Eastern China’s Zhejiang Province could affect a resident’s credit ratings if they fail to properly sort their garbage when taking it out for disposal.
The regulation will cover all cities and towns, and organizations, enterprises and individuals all have responsibilities and obligations to sort out their garbage, according to Xinhua. Anyone caught violating this regulation will be subjected to punishment, with the infraction recorded into their credit histories.
After two hours of searching through several tons of trash, eight sanitary workers finally found the diamond ring that a woman accidentally threw away while cleaning in Yangzhou, Jiangsu Province, China on Monday.
According to Beijing Times, the woman, surnamed Xia, was cleaning her home on Dec. 18 when she accidentally threw her 110,000 yuan ($16,700) diamond ring in the trash, as translated by Shanghaiist via Medium. But it was already too late when she realized her ring was missing.
A Chinese woman in Songyuan is making a living out of scavenging from heaps of garbage, but instead of just gathering junk, she’s now collecting fans from the internet as well.
When Tao Yuqiu decided to set up live-streaming equipment at her home, she never intended to become an internet celebrity — she simply wanted to connect with others.
A power company in China uses a radical technique in removing hard-to-reach trash that somehow gets stuck on high-voltage power lines.
Instead of sending workers atop a hydraulic crane, utility workers in Xiangyang, Hubei province, have devised a drone armed with what is very obviously a bad ass flame thrower, People’s Daily reports (via Shanghaiist).
As if suffering from a terrible air pollution is not enough, Shanghai residents have now been placed under a serious threat of a poisoned water source.
Just a week before Christmas, Chinese authorities discovered 100 tons of garbage carelessly dumped near a vital Shanghai drinking water reservoir on Shanghai’s Chongming Island, according to Shanghaiist.