Hidden Dangers In Halloween Costumes And Products

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Anne Hulick, Director, Connecticut Clean Water Action/Clean Water Fund
Coordinator, Coalition for a Safe and Healthy CT

 

Non-Toxic Halloween Tips

  1. Contact your favorite retailer and ask them to sell non-toxic supplies.
  2. Avoid vinyl products: select cloth and natural materials for costumes and decorations.
  3. Make up and masks: Use paint and pencils made from clay or other natural ingredients, our make you own.
  4. Trick or Treating: use old pillow or reusable shopping bags
  5. Pumpkins: Roast and eat the seeds and compost the pumpkin when your done.
  6. Decorations: Avoid plastics and instead use paper, cardboard, leaves or other natural and recyclable materials for your decorations

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