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Everyone wants to throw away their trash, but no one wants a landfill in their backyard. Yet dumps across the state are rapidly filling up.
We answer reader-submitted questions about man-of-war invasions, carbon offsets, Zika outbreaks and an inter-island ferry system.
The amount of microplastics washing up on Hawaiian beaches is expected to double by 2030.
Oahu’s waste-to-power facility has a hidden carbon cost, but is it better than shipping all our recyclables off-island?
Hawaii is unlikely to get a recycling facility anytime soon, so your soda cans and water bottles must travel thousands of miles to be recycled.
Civil Beat follows an Ala Moana resident looking for ways to help with climate change in the first episode of “Are We Doomed? And Other Burning Environmental Questions.”
Claire Caulfield will tackle reader questions about the environment for Civil Beat’s newest podcast.