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Some items in your kitchen are a bit grosser than they seem.

10 things in your kitchen that you should immediately throw in the trash

From opened bottles of wine to your dish-washing sponge, here are some items in your kitchen that you might want to toss ASAP.
Cheeseburger in....Colorado.

A bear nicknamed ‘Cheeseburger’ was filmed attempting to take garbage from a marijuana dispensary in Colorado

The animal, who employees have nicknamed "Cheeseburger" is a frequent visitor to the dispensary. On a recent visit, he went Dumpster diving.
Bed Bath & Beyond was criticized by activist investors in a presentation with more than 150 slides.

An activist investor group is slamming Bed Bath & Beyond for selling ‘garbage cans galore’

A group of activist investors released a 150-slide presentation criticizing Bed Bath & Beyond, including for selling too many garbage cans.
A viral Facebook post and hashtag called #trashtag are inspiring people to start cleaning up.

A new viral challenge for ‘bored teens’ is inspiring people to clean up trash in parks and beaches

People are sharing photos of littered areas before and after cleaning them up as part of the viral #trashtag challenge.
The original litter critter.

An Insta-famous mom is using her platform and adorable ‘litter critters’ to educate her followers about litter

The popular Instagram account @allthatisshe recently launched Project Litter Critter, an initiative to clean up the environment in an adorable way.
Tim Henderson, a "flusher" or sewer technician, holds up a fatberg of grease, oil, and garbage found in the London sewers on December 11, 2014.

A fatberg longer than the Leaning Tower of Pisa is clogging another UK sewer

Fatbergs are masses of hardened fat and household garbage that plug up sewers. A 210-foot-long fatberg was recently discovered in Sidmouth, England.
The 2,000-foot-long plastic cleaning array, known as "Wilson."

The massive ocean cleanup device invented by a 24-year-old is spilling plastic in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

The Ocean Cleanup's plastic-collecting tool is still struggling to do its job in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.

E-waste is a huge and growing problem — and the US is a big reason why

The US ranks near the top when it comes not only to the amount of e-waste generated overall but also on a per capita basis.

The average American’s annual food waste, water use, energy consumption, garbage, and carbon emissions in 1 simple chart

In honor of Earth Day on April 22, we collected data on what the average American uses, wastes, and emits each year.