Don’t let an onslaught of trash haunt your trash this Halloween season, says Tehama County Landfill
Recycling, which encourages residents to reduce their waste and find ways to recycle.
Here are some fun activities that help reduce waste and save money:
â¢ When carving a Halloween pumpkin, save the roasting seeds for a nutritious snack. Simply rinse and dry the
seeds, toss with oil and salt and bake on a baking sheet at 325 Â° F for 20 minutes, stirring halfway through cooking for
a uniform roast. Check out the full recipe here: https://www.bonappetit.com/story/how-to-roast-pumpkin-
â¢ Rather than buying decorations, try making them at home, such as making mummies using empty jars and
gauze and cobwebs using spare thread.
â¢ Instead of buying a new costume, consider wearing one from a previous year, make one with items you can buy.
home or chatting with a friend or family member.
â¢ Find out about the re-use of available products (REAP) facility and the paint exchange of the landfill in Tehama
County / Red Bluff Landfill for free paint and other free craft supplies before you go to the store to purchase them.
â¢ Anyone who’s already stocked up on Halloween essentials, fear not. As the frightening season dies
be sure to put the decorations and costumes away for use next year!