Are you gearing up for Halloween and wondering how to make it more sustainable? You’re not alone in this thought. A startling 85% of costumes end up in landfills each year, contributing to a significant environmental burden. Orange County, we have an opportunity to change this narrative.
The Scary Truth Behind Disposable Costumes
The reality is that many Halloween items, particularly costumes, get discarded shortly after their single use. In fact, it’s reported that more than 85% of costumes get thrown into the garbage every year. This leads to an increase in waste that our landfills, and our planet, could do without.
The Goodwill Solution: Eco-Friendly & Unique
Goodwill of Orange County offers an environmentally-friendly alternative without compromising on the fun or creativity of the season. By shopping at Goodwill, you’re not just getting a unique costume or decoration, you’re actively reducing waste and promoting sustainability.
🎥 Dive Into Goodwill’s Halloween Collections
This visual journey showcases a range of special themed items available at Goodwill of Orange County stores. From the popular “Boochella” and Steampunk themes to the Diva Doll, inspired by the latest Barbie blockbuster, and Day of the Dead items, there’s no shortage of ways to get creative and level up your Halloween game in ways that are both trendy and unique.
🎃 Diverse Finds for Unique Looks: Beyond the video’s insights, browsing through Goodwill’s aisles will reveal more gems, ensuring your Halloween attire stands apart.
🎃 Sustainable Home Decor Choices: The sustainability drive doesn’t stop at costumes. Dive into an array of pre-loved Halloween décor, fostering a celebration that’s eco-conscious from start to finish.
Beyond Sustainability: An Orange County Community Impact
And while your sustainable choices benefit our environment, they also ripple positivity throughout Orange County. Over 94 cents of every dollar spent at Goodwill flows directly into community programs, lighting up countless paths of personal and professional development.
Let’s not forget: in 2022 alone, the collective effort of shoppers like you enabled Goodwill to divert over 57 million pounds of goods from landfills. That’s the power of community-driven sustainability.
Join the Movement Towards a Greener Halloween
There are only a few weeks left for Halloween, so as you prepare and finish your last minute shopping for this year’s Halloween festivities, consider making a choice that benefits both the environment and the community. With Goodwill, you can ensure that the only thing spooky about your Halloween is the theme and not its environmental aftermath.