Friday, October 31, 2014

Be Green For Halloween!

Happy Halloween to all our PALS. We hope it's GHOSTLY GREEN. 


You know where to be green!
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Thursday, October 30, 2014

Let's Make The World BOO-tiful Together!



Happy Halloween Pals!

Let's make the earth greener with an internet card. Download and send this card to a friend!


Happy Halloween Pals! Let's make the earth greener with an internet card. Download and send this card to a friend!


Check out Planetpals Green Halloween Journal for frightfully good ideas for the holiday! 
 
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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Boo-tiful Upcycle Ideas For Halloween

Simple DIY craft ideas that aren't tricky to make and a real treat to look at! 

Simple DIY craft ideas that aren't tricky to make and a real treat to look at!
There are lots of Halloween products out there, but why buy something new and tax the planet, when you can reuse something old and make something new with it!
Here are a few of our favorite upcycle ideas for the holiday that will give you a thrill to make for trick or treating and Halloween decor. They are so simple that even your kids can do them.
How to upcycle a can to hold Halloween goodies from Haleyanedesigns:
upcycle a pail to a halloween carry all
From Craftszine directions to make these spooky ghost lanterns using 2-liter soda bottles
make ghost lanterns from a soda bottle
Also from Craftzine directions to make these candy corn decorations from bottles or vases
make these candy corn decorations from bottles or vases
 Upcycle an old plate by painting a new Halloween design on it from DailyDanny 
Upcycle an old plate by painting a new Halloween design on it
Upcycle bottles to make spooky potions DailyDanny 
Upcycle bottles to make spooky potions  
Directions from Indiespotting to upcycle old jars or vases and make Halloween candle goblins   
upcycle old jars or vases and make Halloween candle goblins

Give someone the eyeball glass at your party from Blairpeter
recycle upcycle eyeball glass at your party

Lastly, for more Halloween ideas for food, crafts, costumes, and fun see Planetpals Halloween Journal chock full of green ideas and eco friendly tips for you and your friends.

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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Recycle Your Fall Pumpkins

What to do with pumpkins after Halloween and Thanksgiving

At Planetpals we say waste not, want not!  So, we've come up with this great list of not only useful, but yummy ideas to help you utilize and recycle the pumpkins you used to decorate for the Fall holidays:
Make a Planter.  Photo: Small Kids Big Ideas
  1. Bake the Pumpkin Seeds
  2. Grow New Pumpkins with the Seeds
  3. Use it as a Pumpkin Planter (see above)
  4. Use it as a Pumpkin Cooler or Bowl
  5. Create a Pumpkin Bird Feeder 
  6. Compost That Pumpkin
  7. Pumpkin Potpouri
  8. Make Pumpkin Baby Food 
  9. Baked Pumpkin
  10. Baked Stuffed Pumpkin
  11. Beef and Pumpkin Stew
  12. Black Bean and Roasted Pumpkin Salad
  13. Cereal Pumpkin Bread
  14. Chocolate Pumpkin Muffins
  15. Chocolate Pumpkin Pudding
  16. Creamy Pumpkin Soup
  17. Glazed Pumpkin Cookies
  18. Honey Pumpkin Pie
  19. Pumpkin Cake
  20. Pumpkin Cheesecake
  21. Pumpkin Chili
  22. Pumpkin Curry
  23. Pumpkin Fudge
  24. Pumpkin Gingerbread
  25. Pumpkin Mincemeat Pie
  26. Pumpkin Muffins
  27. Pumpkin Pancakes
  28. Pumpkin Pie
  29. Pumpkin Soup
  30. Pumpkin Waffles
  31. Stuffed Pumpkin
  32. Turn it into a Winter Snowman

Lastly, if you can't do any of these, just give it away to someone who will! 
Orange you glad we compiled this list of PUMPKIN Recycle ideas? 
For more Halloween Ideas see Planetpals Green Halloween Journal http://planetpals.com/green-halloween and Green Halloween Board on Pinterest.


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Saturday, October 18, 2014

Ten Pet Costumes To Bow Wow Your Friends This Halloween

Bow Wow!

Create one of a kind costumes that are not as tricky to make as you might think.

Ten Pet Costumes To Bow Wow Your Friends This Halloween
Dress your pet in green style this holiday and you will be gobblin' up the savings while treating your pet to a lot of attention.
We found some pretty unique ideas out there that we think even you can do! All you need is a little imagination and some creative resourcefulness.
Pirate Pet Ten Pet Costumes To Bow Wow Your Friends This HalloweenTen Pet Costumes To Bow Wow Your Friends This Halloween

Salary Pet 
Ten Pet Costumes To Bow Wow Your Friends This Halloween

Steampunk Pet 
Ten Pet Costumes To Bow Wow Your Friends This Halloween

Pedro Pet 
Ten Pet Costumes To Bow Wow Your Friends This Halloween

Rock n Roll Pet 
Ten Pet Costumes To Bow Wow Your Friends This Halloween

Hot Dog  
Ten Pet Costumes To Bow Wow Your Friends This Halloween

Paper Pet 
Ten Pet Costumes To Bow Wow Your Friends This Halloween

Minnie Mouse Pet
Ten Pet Costumes To Bow Wow Your Friends This Halloween

Super Woman Pet
Ten Pet Costumes To Bow Wow Your Friends This Halloween

Moose Pet 


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Friday, October 17, 2014

Halloween Recycle Ideas That Are O So Sweet!


Halloween sure can leave us with a lot of things to recycle!  There are costumes, pumpkins, trick or treat bags, pails and of course bags full of candy wrappers.
Here are some fun ideas and creative crafts to help you use the 4"R"s after Halloween.
Recycle Costumes:
  • Save it for next year 
  • Give it away to a costume swap, thrift or friend
  • Kids costumes can be used again for dress up play 
  • Stuff it and use it as a decoration in the yard next year
  • Sell it!
Recycle Candy Wrappers Crafts:
How to recycle candy wrappers
Candy Wrapper Recycle Craft

Candy wrapper craft ideas that are oh so sweet!
Candy wrapper craft ideas that are oh so sweet!
Recycle Pumpkins 
Halloween Candy Bags and Pails
  • Reuse them for next year's trick or treating
  • Give them to away to a thrift, friend, swap
  • Use them for decoration next year 
  • Use Pails as containers for small toys 
  • Use them as next years festive Halloween party containers and planters
  • Use bags to shop
Recycle Halloween items










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