"Go Green" for Halloween: 25+ Halloween Recycling Crafts


"Go Green" for Halloween: 25+ Halloween Recycling Crafts

Go Green for Halloween

We all love Halloween, but we don't love the waste. That's where upcycled crafts come in. Go Green for Halloween with these 25+ Halloween Recycling Crafts. Not only will these recycled craft ideas help you reduce waste this spooky season, but they'll also help you celebrate without breaking the bank.

It doesn't get much better than that!

This year have the greatest Halloween without any of the guilt! With these recycled decorations and costumes, you're well on your way to a wonderfully sustainable Halloween.

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Sustainable Halloween Tips

If you're trying to learn how to have an eco-friendly Halloween, here are some simple tips to get you started.


  • Purchase locally grown pumpkins to reduce your carbon footprint.
  • Choose to carve and compost rather than paint and dispose.



  • In addition to the recycled Halloween decor projects in this article, you can also decorate with natural materials. Pine cones, pumpkins, and hay bales are perfect for fall!
  • Avoid single-use decorations and opt for pieces you can use year after year.


  • Create homemade costumes from household items.
  • Get your next costume from a thrift store (and donate it back when you're done!)
  • Organize an annual neighborhood costume swap.

Recycled Halloween Crafts for Kids

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

Check out all these free, easy Halloween crafts your whole family can enjoy.

Costumes Made Out of Recycled Materials

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.

Spooky DIY Halloween Lanterns

It's time to light up the night! Just when you thought you'd seen every brilliant recycled luminary idea, here's a list of a few more festive finds for Halloween. Display these cool-looking luminaries that are also eco-friendly. All of the Halloween recycling crafts in this section make use of things that you probably have lying around your house that otherwise would go to waste.

Add a little spookiness to your house this month with our fantastic ideas for recycled crafts that glow.

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