According to the Clean Air Council, each American generates more than 4 pounds of trash every day (about an average of 56 tons of trash every year), and about 30 percent of that waste comes from packaging. Why contribute to our planet's growing waste problem by handing out packaged party favors at this year's Halloween bash?
Let's face it, most adults and older kids don't expect party favors. And many are likely thrown away soon after the party (who needs another little plastic thingy?). A nice alternative: make a donation to a local charity in your guests' honor instead.