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Green Halloween

Repurpose Your Way to a Totally Green Halloween

Hometalk | Posted 12.20.2014 | HuffPost Home

Take two of your favorite things, upcycling and decorating, and put them together, for a perfectly eco-friendly Halloween!

The Scariest Thing This Halloween May Be In Your Kids' Makeup

Amy Ziff | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Amy Ziff

Lead, regardless of the level, is found in makeup around the country. Even in makeup intended for kids. Halloween can be an opportunity for toxic mayhem OR it can be an opportunity to learn, educate and buy carefully.

Green Halloween

Carolyn Scott | Posted 12.31.2012 | Green
Carolyn Scott

'Tis the season for black and orange but let's not forget about green! While we are prepping for ghouls, goblins and sinful goodies, be sure to try some of these simple green tips so that the rest of the year doesn't become an environmental nightmare!

Top 5 List of the Best, Good-for-You Halloween Candy (Psst... GMOs Are Not Invited)

Amy Ziff | Posted 12.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Amy Ziff

It's that time of year when autumn leaves are falling, the air turns brisk and biting, and people start thinking about Halloween. I'm never too old to don a costume and hold out a hand for treats, but as a healthy living advocate, the problem I have with Halloween is all the candy.

12 Tips For A Green Halloween

Posted 10.19.2012 | Green

From Networx's Sayward Rebhal: Halloween is one of my favorite holidays, but unfortunately, the standard celebrations are often out of line with my...

DIY Halloween Costume Ideas: Submit Your Own!

Posted 10.14.2012 | Green

Pumpkins abound, pop-up stores are sporting ghoulish window displays, and candy corn is back. Halloween time has officially begun! What probably o...

Mompreneurs: Family Celebrations With an Eco-Friendly Twist

Sandy Abrams | Posted 06.12.2012 | Green
Sandy Abrams

Corey Colwell-Lipson and her mom Lynn realized that every holiday and special event could use, as Corey says, an "eco-overhaul."

PHOTOS: Have A Green And Chic Halloween

Posted 12.29.2011 | Green

Halloween is just around the corner, and the jack-o-lanterns and trick-or-treaters are already out in full force. Not even a blanket of snow will keep...

How To Green Your Halloween

Sloan Barnett | Posted 12.29.2011 | Health and Fitness
Sloan Barnett

With a little planning and creativity, you can create a safe costume, save a little money and reduce your waste for an all-around green Halloween!

Eco Etiquette: 10 Tips For A Green Halloween

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

With a few simple swaps you can guard the health of the planet and your little ones (and your own, if you're still a kid at heart) without sacrificing a ghoulish good time. Here are my top 10 tips for a green Halloween.

Scary Stuff: Children's Halloween Face Paints May Contain Lead

Robyn Griggs Lawrence | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Robyn Griggs Lawrence

A new Campaign for Safe Cosmetics report reveals that some children's face paints contain heavy metals such as lead, nickel and cobalt that can cause lifelong skin sensitization and contact dermatitis.

Another (Yawn) Sexy Nurse? Hallow'green Is Freakier Than Packaged Costumes

Vanessa Richmond | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Vanessa Richmond

Halloween is getting scarier. It's starting to rival Christmas in toxicity without so much as a "boo." It's the costumes, mostly. Somehow, along with going less green, they've also become more boring.

Killing Bloodthirsty Power Vampires For Christmas

Graham Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Graham Hill

It's Halloween, so lots of green-loving sites (and one very Big Box store, Best Buy) are taking on the so-called power vampires - those appliances in ...

Ghosts, Ghouls, Goblins, and Good Food: A [Healthy] Halloween Tale?

Mari Gallagher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mari Gallagher

Up for something different this Halloween? How about adding a slight twist to tradition?

Greening Hollywood: Enchanted Green Hallow's Eve

Paige Donner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Paige Donner

Ecostation... has created an environmentally aware Haunted Fun House for kids and parents that offers an afternoon of trick-or-treating and learning about Earth's animal-kingdom inhabitants.

Green Your Halloween Snacks, Decorations And Costumes

Huffington Post | Johanna Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Unlike many holidays earlier in the year, which call for some sort of austerity or even sacrifice, Halloween is clearly a celebration of conspicuous c...