National Costume Swap Day: 10/9/10
Halloween is my favorite holiday. Last year I wrote a list of tips for how to keep your Halloween eco-friendly. This year, there's something else you can do.
Saturday, October 9 is National Costume Swap Day. According to their website, "swapping half the costumes kids wear at Halloween would reduce landfill waste by 6250, equal to the weight of 2500 mid-size cars." GROSS!
Instead, attend a swap and find a cute costume for your little one while giving someone else the opportunity to reuse one you previously bought.
You can find a swap on their website, but right now there aren't very many. Start your own! You can register a swap here. This post might seem premature (even though my local Stop & Stop had Halloween candy out last week!) but if you want to start your own swap, do so soon so people can start making their plans!