Freshkills Park and Landfill Reclamation

By DANIEL IVKO, age 13 and IndyKids STAFF Once finished, Freshkills Park will be three times bigger than Central Park. PHOTO: Jamie Allen Freshkills Park, a project undertaken in 2008, is currently being built in Staten Island. It is an example of environmentally...

From Home to Landfill in Minutes

By OCTAVIA DAVIS The United States continues to be the most wasteful nation on earth, and things are getting worse every year. Since 1960, the amount of trash the average person throws away has nearly doubled, according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)....