Science Dec 21

A young boy unwraps a holiday present. But what will happen to the wrapping paper? Image by olly via Adobe Stock Images
What to do with all of your holiday trash

Many Americans will toss their mountainous pile of holiday waste into the recycling bin, which can do more harm than good. Here's how to properly dispose of holiday wrappings, decorations and Christmas lights.

Father Christmas, Père Noël, St. Nicholas, Babbo Natale, Santa Claus: The jolly old man with a white beard is an unmistakable figure around the United States, but he didn’t always wear a red coat and have a reindeer posse.