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5 Quick Tips For Hosting A Greener Halloween Party

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5. Ditch The Disposables

Biodegradable Paper Plates

If you’re hosting a Halloween party, you might be tempted to load up on pumpkin-colored paper napkins and paper plates. While these disposables might make clean-up easier, they support deforestation and make up a huge portion of unnecessary landfill waste. Think about asking each guest to bring their own glass or napkin to cut down on paper waste, or think about choosing a biodegradable servingware option instead.

Check out “Takeout Without: Leave Disposable Packaging Behind” for tips on eliminating wasteful plastics.

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Should Halloween Be Banned From Schools?

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3 Scary Reasons To Avoid Hershey’s Chocolate On Halloween

 

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3:41PM PDT on Nov 3, 2011

Thank you!

4:22PM PDT on Nov 1, 2011

All great ideas. Thanks.

10:21PM PDT on Oct 31, 2011

Thank you :)

10:20PM PDT on Oct 31, 2011

Thank you :)

7:42PM PDT on Oct 31, 2011

good article

3:09PM PDT on Oct 31, 2011

thanks

1:50PM PDT on Oct 31, 2011

Thank you for this interesting article.

12:14PM PDT on Oct 31, 2011

Thanks Beth.

11:20AM PDT on Oct 31, 2011

Thanks!

10:44AM PDT on Oct 31, 2011

thanks.

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