Halloween can be a sweet holiday, as well as a frightfully wasteful one. But at Keep America Beautiful, we know it doesn't have to be that way.
We know Halloween can be a sweet holiday, as well as a frightfully wasteful one with all of the disposable decorations, packaging, and costumes that come with the season. But at Keep America Beautiful®, we know it doesn’t have to be that way!
While the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to pose unique challenges to us all, Halloween can still be fun and safe, as well as sustainable and eco-friendly. Here are 5 tips to help you add some green to your Halloween festivities.
It’s that time of year again when the streets are filled with spooky decorations, carved pumpkins and children dressed as their favorite characters. The Halloween holiday means stockpiles of candy will likely be around your house or office, making it hard to resist extra sweets. And while sugar is fine in moderation, excessive sugar consumption can lead to weigh gain, obesity and type 2 diabetes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Halloween is filled with costumes, haunted houses, trick or treating—and candy! Whether you prefer chocolate or candy corn, the sales of candy during the week of Halloween are reported to be greater than candy sales during the weeks before Easter and Valentine’s Day. That’s a lot of sugar!
Recently, 10 employees from our Princeton office joined Make-a-Wish New Jersey to help grant a wish for 16 year-old Cal and his family. Cal and his sister have been diagnosed with the same life threatening medical condition but that hasn’t stopped Cal’s love of watching movies. His fondest wish was to have a ‘movie theater’ room makeover so that he can watch movies with his family.
Nine "Joy Ambassadors" from Seven Countries Debut Skills-Exchange Program
DEERFIELD, Ill., Oct. 10, 2013 /3BL Media /PRNewswire/ -- Mondelez International, the world's pre-eminent maker of chocolate, biscuits, gum, candy, coffee and powdered beverages, is sending nine employees from around the world to learn and serve in cocoa-farming communities in Ghana. The pilot Joy Ambassadors program gathers employees from seven countries – Brazil, China, the U.S., the U.K., Russia, Sweden and Switzerland – to learn directly from cocoa communities about their successes and challenges, while sharing employees' diverse business skills.
‘Operation Troop Treats’ encourages kids to send their Halloween candy to soldiers and promotes good dental hygiene
October 31, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Kool Smiles, a leading provider of quality dental care in underserved communities nationwide, today announced a program designed to promote dental hygiene in kids during the Halloween season. Called ‘Operation Troop Treats,’ the program offers children the opportunity to trade in their Halloween candy for a choice of a toy at one of the 132 Kool Smiles Dental Offices. The candy will then be sent in care packages to U.S.