Halloween is one of the most favorite holidays for children, but unfortunately, the way people generally celebrate it often becomes unethical.
It is unethical because of the creation of boos, eeks, screeches and ding dongs, where the level often crosses beyond our tolerance level. Moreover the festival is associated with makeup, hairsprays, nail colors, ghosts, goblins, think candy wrappers and plastic masks. Some people would consider Halloween as an environmentally hazardous festival that is quite annoying and disappointing. However, Halloween is not meant to make someone feel annoying.
Families can make Halloween a fun filled Eco-friendly day worth enjoying. They can begin by purchasing a costume or making their own. If you have an old costume from last year you can redesign it to a unique wonderful costume or be creative enough by putting together a costumes from secondhand clothe. If you plan to apply makeup ensure that the makeup quality is safe and good. We are all aware of the fact that giving out candy is a major part of Halloween festival. Some peoples even choose to throw Halloween bash. So parents, it is your duty to teach your children that they should not eat candies while they are out to enjoy. They should first wait and let you check on the quality of the candies before eating it. Also Instead of purchasing disposable trick-or-treat bags, purchase a reusable container or decorate a pillow case.
Halloween is the second largest holiday of the year so it can be of huge fun to challenge yourself to be as green as possible and focus on our deep rooted traditions. To get you right into the Halloween spirit here are few additional tips to turn the day into a more Eco-friendly one.
- Use homemade decorative items instead of purchasing plastic store purchase decorating items. Homemade decorative items can be created from recyclable materials like cardboard, newspaper and aluminum foil.
- While hosting a Halloween bash, try to use non-disposable tableware. Most of Your plastic disposables can be accepted through local curbside recycling programs.
Halloween is a time of dressing up, spooky fun, laughter, and hyperactive children. Getting into the excitement of children and adults during Halloween season can sometimes bring about unsafe habit as they would normally be. However, everyone should want to have a safe and Eco-friendly Halloween. Using safety tips and common sense will enable you to have a safe and Eco-friendly Halloween.