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The Green Life: Halloween Costume Swap Day is Saturday!

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October 04, 2010

Halloween Costume Swap Day is Saturday!

Halloween costumes What's your child going to be for Halloween this year? A spider monkey? A pink wabbit? Maybe Hannah Montana? Or a lion!

Before you buy him or her yet another polyester outfit that’s doomed for the trash after a single use, consider swapping for it instead. If just half the 25 million children who celebrate Halloween in the U.S. exchanged costumes, they’d reduce landfill waste by 6,250 tons — that’s the weight of 2,500 midsized cars!

Three environmentally conscious organizations — Green Halloween, KIWI magazine, and Swap.com — teamed up to spread the word about the first annual swap day on Oct. 9 (that's a Saturday). To participate, find out if your community already has a swap planned. If not, organize one yourself!

After that, check out how to make your Halloween even greener.

--Natalya Stanko

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