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"Go Green" for Halloween: 25 Halloween Recycling Crafts

By: Rachel Bernstein, Editor,
Halloween Recycling Crafts

We all love Halloween decorations, but we don't always love their price tag. That's where ideas for recycling projects come in. Find out how to turn trash into treasure with this Go Green for Halloween: 25 Halloween Recycling Crafts collection! 

Not only will these recycle craft ideas help you celebrate without breaking the bank, they'll also help you reduce waste by repurposing items from your trash and recycling bins.  It doesn't get much better than that.

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Recycle Crafts for Kids

Egg Carton Jack O' Lanterns

Halloween craft ideas with the family can be a great fall activity. Not only will you be creating cheap Halloween decorations for your home, you'll also be teaching your children the importance of reducing waste through upcycling. These five recycle crafts for kids all embody the essence of reduce, reuse, recycle!

Recycling projects for kids make for great family-bonding activities. Check out all of these free, easy Halloween crafts for kids your whole family can enjoy.

Eco-Friendly Halloween Decorations

Halloween Mason Jar Ring Wreath

Who knew that some of the cutest Halloween decorations would actually be Halloween recycling crafts?  As it turns out, discarded items make for pretty awesome festive home decor.

Here you'll find ideas for eco-friendly decorating with these free recycled craft tutorials from all over the web. You can learn how to make Halloween decorations that are low-budget and a lot of fun to create. Browse our collection and find the decorative recycled crafts that will best suit your home.

Recycled DIY Halloween Costumes

Glitter Fairy Wings

No need to go out and spend your money on a store-bought costume. This year you can make trick or treating budget-friendly by creating costumes from repurposed materials.

Before you go door to door this Halloween, make sure you have the proper gear. Take a look at our collection of recycled Halloween costume ideas for inspiration.

Upcycled Lights, Lanterns and Luminaries

Light Cage Lanterns

It's time to light up the night!  On Halloween you can display cool-looking luminaries that are also eco-friendly.  All of the Halloween recycling crafts in this collection make use of things that you probably have lying around your house that otherwise would go to waste.

If you just can't seem to find going a week without rummaging through the recycling bin looking for something to save, you're in luck. Just when you thought you'd seen every brilliant recycled luminary idea, here's a list of a few more festive finds for Halloween. Add a little spookiness to your house this month with our fantastic ideas for recycled crafts that glow.

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