As you’ve probably heard, President Trump has publicaly stated, “We are going to get rid of it [US Environmental Protection Agency] in almost every form.” Stripping down regulations and agencies that protect our waterways and natural resources favors the interests of polluters instead of the people. We need YOUR help to protect what is rightfully ours! The EPA was created in 1972 to protect swimmable, fishable, and drinkable waterways and the ecosystems that depend on them. There’s no time to move backwards when we’ve come this far! Take action by telling your Congress member that cuts to the EPA budget Read more →
- We know it’s easy just to buy that $2 plastic pumpkin basket at the grocery store, but there’s likely something in your home that can double as a trick-or-treat bag. Your reusable grocery bag, that over-sized purse, or our personal favorite, an old pillow case!
- Buy candy in bulk or candy with less packaging.
- Use reusable cups and plates for your Halloween party. Just stick them all in the dishwasher at the end of the night. Stress free and less waste!
- Store bought Halloween costume are often made from nonrecyclable petro-chemical based plastic and synthetic fibers. Those Halloween costumes can include one of the scariest plastics–polyvinyl chloride (PVC), a soft plastic and known carcinogen that releases harmful toxins in its creation and breakdown. Avoid these toxic Halloween costumes and go for a green Halloween costume made of natural fabrics and materials.
October 31, 2016
Communications and Outreach Associate