After halloween, 1.3 billion pounds of pumpkins will be carried to the landfills- YIKES! That’s a lot of pumpkins, not to mention a lot of waste. You can help change that with a few ideas we collected.
If you didn’t carve up that pumpkin, we have a fantastic Pumpkin Seed Recipe from Jon in San Diego (full recipe below). However, if you did carve up that pumpkin, here are some great ideas:
All those pumpkins don’t have to go to waste after our fun Halloween events. As you can see, we can all do a little bit more not just with our pumpkins but for the things, more importantly, the people around us as well.
How To Roast Pumpkin Seeds in the Oven*
A Few Recipe Notes
*Recipe courtesy of https://vanillaandbean.com/how-to-make-pumpkin-puree-how-to-roast-pumpkin-seeds/Click the link to get the full recipe and watch the video
**from https://www.newsweek.com/pumpkin-waste-compost-wildlife-1634633 by Eleanor Lees