Tag Archives: Halloween

DIY Tin Can Halloween Lanterns

Light up your porch this holiday weekend with some super fun DIY recycled tin can Halloween lanterns. Supplies Needed: Recycled tin cans Soy or beeswax tea light candles Pencil, crayon or permanent marker Paper and scissors (optional) Coat hanger or sturdy wire for hanging (optional) Towel and firm work surface Hammer Large nail Freezer Water… Read More »

Eco-Friendly Halloween Costume Tips

Halloween is coming up fast! Do you have your costume ready? If not, no worries we’re here to help. Here are the top 4 eco-friendly Halloween costume tips: 1- Homemade Face Paint Instead of purchasing overpriced plastic and rubber masks, or using toxic makeup, make your own face paint by combining cornstarch, solid shortening, and… Read More »

Tip of the Week – Natural Halloween Decorations

Think green before you buy a bunch of orange & black disposable decorations this Halloween. I recommend buying natural items like pumpkins, gourds, straw bales and corn husks, which are all inexpensive, very festive and can be tossed in the compost pile after the holiday to minimize waste. Reusable decorations that can be used from… Read More »

Tip of the Week – Make Your Halloween Costume This Year, Don’t Buy It

Store bought costumes are often full of synthetic materials that are totally NOT eco-friendly, and most store-bought costumes are in general a wear-once-then-throw away affair adding to our overflowing landfills. So, I suggest that you make your own Halloween costume this October from stuff you already have around the house. Not only will your costume… Read More »