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Non-Toxic Face Paint for Halloween: 6 Safest Options

Conventional face paint may contain all sorts of nasty elements like lead, arsenic, and mercury that  you really shouldn’t be putting on your body, especially not near your eyes or on your lips, where you could accidentally eat them. Fortunately, there’s plenty of non-toxic face paint for Halloween to keep you safe as well as […]

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6 Ingredients to Avoid In Halloween Candy

Is your Halloween candy going to be a trick, or a treat? It depends on what it’s made from. Sure, candy is supposed to be sweet and tasty. But some of it is so loaded with synthetic additives and manufactured ingredients that you might as well get it from a laboratory instead of the candy […]

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green Halloween costumes

Green Halloween Costumes – Swap Before You Shop

Between now and Halloween, we’re doing a series of posts to help you put the “eco” in EEK! Please send ideas for information you’d like us to cover. We’re starting today with a post on Halloween costumes. Come back soon for our tips on non-toxic face paint, organic and natural candy and other treats, plastic-free […]

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Green Halloween Trick-or-Treat Bags

Green Halloween Trick-or-Treat Bags

Skip the plastic pumpkin buckets and throwaway paper sacks in favor of these no-waste green Halloween Trick-or-Treat bags. * Use an old pillow case the kids decorate themselves. About three inches from the top on each side cut out a wedge of fabric to make a handle. You can sew some basting stitches around the […]

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