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.

World Oct 05

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Tiny Easter Island deals with giant trash problem

Easter Island off the coast of Chile has a major trash problem. It’s near what’s known as a “trash vortex” in the middle of the South Pacific and floating waste is constantly washing ashore. Local officials estimate the growing population…

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