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Ideas for an Eco-Friendly All Hallow's Eve

By: Jessica Marcel - Published: Oct 31, 2009   Updated: Aug 9 2011 • References: planetgreen.discovery and designspongeonline
As much as I'm for everything green and environmentally conscious, it seems that eco-friendliness now leaves no part of life untouched. The latest in the green movement is Green Halloween.

Ashley English writes on Design*Sponge about how to make your own Green Halloween. From recycled costumes to using every last bit of that pumpkin, her recommendations are commendable. But it's hard to celebrate the environment on a holiday that demands individually-wrapped candy.

Implications - Green is the new orange, and these ideas for an eco-friendly Halloween go to show that environmental care starts with the little things. Choosing pumpkins grown locally is just one example of many ways to save fossil fuels in long-haul transit.