After Halloween you have a carved pumpkin lying around that it probably gathering dust on your porch. What should you do with it? Here are 5 great ways to recycle your pumpkin and use it for some good use after Halloween.
Use It For Home Decoration
If your pumpkin hasn’t gone bad yet then you can take out all of the seeds from inside it and clean it out and put it inside your home with a light and then it becomes a home decoration. This way your decoration doesn’t just have to be seasonal, but can be used all year round.
Pumpkin seeds are a great snack for anyone. You can fry them and they are a great afternoon snack after school and you can use your current pumpkin to have that snack. As long as your pumpkin hasn’t gone bad you can just take out the seeds, wash them, and then fry them and have a great snack.
There is a local community zoo in Naperville where they will accept donations for animal food. Your pumpkin is a great thing to donate for the animals. Pumpkins are a great source of food for animals and you can get rid of your pumpkins this way and be helping a local zoo.
Just Recycle It
Naperville recycling accepts pumpkins as a recyclable product to you can just easily dump your pumpkin in your recycling bin and they will pick it up. This way you can get rid of your pumpkin and put it to good use and have it recycled to something else. This way you are helping the environment and getting rid of your pumpkin at the same time.
Finally, if you have a garden in your home then you can use your pumpkin as compost. If it is going bad then you can just smash it up and put it into your garden and use it as a great compost. Since you can barely use a stale pumpkin for other reasons you can just compost it and it will help your garden as well as getting rid of your pumpkin.
These are 5 ways you can recycle your pumpkin in Naperville after Halloween. They are great ways and they do not harm the environment. You can get rid of your pumpkin and do a good deed at the same time if you wish to.