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Guilt-Free Way to Get Rid of Halloween Pumpkins

logo- reasons to be cheerfulAn array of options exist, and a landfill doesn’t need to be its final resting place.

Every November, Jennifer Seifert stared at her leftover Halloween pumpkins and felt one thing: guilt.

“They’re still perfect and Thanksgiving is here. What am I gonna do with them?” she recalls thinking.

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Don’t Just Throw Away Your Pumpkin

logo- ktla liveHold off before throwing that porch pumpkin into the trash along with Halloween candy wrappers. Those jack-o’-lanterns don’t have to end up in the local landfill.

Consider composting pumpkins in the garden, donating them to community gardens, farms or even a zoo, or simply leaving them as a snack for backyard wildlife.

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Hold Off Before Throwing That Pumpkin Away

logo-independentHold off before throwing that porch pumpkin into the trash along with Halloween candy wrappers. Those jack-o’-lanterns don’t have to end up in the local landfill.

Consider composting pumpkins in the garden, donating them to community gardens, farms or even a zoo, or simply leaving them as a snack for backyard wildlife.

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Pumpkins for Pigs-iHeart Radio

logo iHeart RadioWhat is your pumpkin plan? In other words, what do you do with them once Halloween is over? You’re not gonna take it off the porch and try to make pie, are you? No…most people just throw them out. Well, let’s change that this year.

Find your closest drop-off. Those pumpkins will then go to farmers in order to feed their pigs…or other animals that like to chow down on pumpkins.


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