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America has a major food waste problem

SANTA MONICA, Calif. - The National Resource Defense Council estimates that about 40% of all food in the United States goes uneaten; that's about 20 pounds of food wasted per person each month.

Alaska cruise ship waste battle rages on

Two environmental groups said this week they will fight state regulators in court over the wastewater pollution discharge permit approved this year for large cruise ships passing through Alaska waters

Sorry state of recycling in the airline industry

Mark Ashley watches with a weary eye whenever flight attendants walk up and down the aisles of a plane to collect the trash on his flights.

Environment Agency to crackdown on ‘waste tourists’

This year the Environment Agency have arrested 12 people in connection with the illegal export of waste, compared to just one last year.

Cruise ship waste threatening Baltic Sea

Sweden's coastal waters are under threat from tons of human and other waste being regularly dumped into the Baltic Sea by passenger liners, according to a new report.

Hotels worried that business travel now seen as wasteful perk

Hoteliers are tired of being beaten up because of the foibles of Wall Street.

Tourists throw money away if they buy currency at the airport

Thousands of British holidaymakers will soon be jetting off for some summer sun, but they will be leaving with a big dent in their wallets.One in five adults will wait until they are at the airport or at their destination before buying foreign currency, research by Sainsbury's Finance shows. As a result, they will miss out on the best deals.

Airline delays cost more than tarmac time

WASHINGTON — For more than four hours, Doug Pinkham sat wedged in seat 19C of a Delta Air Lines jet as the plane inched its way through tarmac congestion caused by a winter storm that struck Atlanta's international airport on a recent night.