Monthly Archives: October 2021
Posted: October 22, 2021|
Tips for a Greener Halloween
Halloween is creeping up on us again, for some, it is the anchor event of their whole year, and for others, it always seems to catch them by surprise! So it’s no wonder it can be difficult to enjoy a sustainable Halloween event. Household waste increases by 25% during Halloween. An estimated 2,000 tonnes of plastic waste will be thrown away after Halloween celebrations, with much of the Halloween themed items made to last for just one use.
The biggest carbon footprint associated with Halloween comes from the fast-fashion costumes mass-produced each year. Many of these cheap disposable costumes are of poor quality and often produced in countries with poor labour standards. 83% of mass-produced costumes contain oil-based plastic, which can take between 20 to 200 years to break down in landfill. Almost 7 million Halloween costumes are disposed of each year, e
Still in need of inspiration for your sustainable Halloween Costume? Recreate these iconic moments from the past year.
If you are still scratching your head, staring at your Halloween mood board, and questioning how you are going to land on an idea to end all ideas, we’re here to help. Despite the very scary year, we have all had, living through a global pandemic Halloween wasn’t quite the Spooktastic event we are used to. his break from Halloween has given us a year to prepare for the season and even more importantly, has given us a year to reflect on making Halloween a sustainable event.
This month we will be sharing lots of tips and tricks for making your Halloween as sustainable as possible. To begin with, here are some of the most iconic costume-inspiring moments from the pandemic year.
Kim Kardashian at the Met Gala