Halloween is the perfect time to indulge in some scary treats and dress up as that awesome character you always wanted to be when you grew up. But it can be a real nightmare for our environment. More than 40 million kids go trick-or-treating each year and this adds up to a scary amount of waste: discarded packaging and store-bought costumes made of non-recyclable plastic and synthetic fibers. Plus, many of the costumes can include polyvinyl chloride (PVC), a soft plastic and known carcinogen that can release harmful toxins.
But, we love Halloween!! So what to do? Make your Halloween GREEN! Here are some ideas on how to do it, easily.