Smashing Pumpkins: Compost Your Jack-O’-Lanterns

Pumpkins are smashed, and the aftermath is here! Now, what do I do? 

Smashing pumpkins sounds fun, but the composting part may scare you!

Composting is not so spooky!

It’s actually a lot easier then you think, and the alternative?

Dumping the pumpkin in your trash bin, and adding more food waste to our landfills, encouraging more toxins into our air, ground, water — is wayyyspookier

Written By Lindsey Fella Bery on October 27, 2019 in Health + Wellness

Halloween pumpkins are an excellent opportunity to explore composting!

Learning to compost at an early age creates a better chance that children will continue to do so as adults. Children who learn to conserve nature and help to reduce waste as part of their education are more likely to continue to make sustainable choices independently. 

Composting is a sustainable and circular way to live.

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