Want to decorate for Halloween with creepy glowing Halloween lights and figures but concerned about the environmental and economic impact of using so much electricity? Worry no more, due to increased demand for eco-friendly Halloween decor there are several solar powered Halloween figures and lights available this season. Scare your neighbors but not the earth this Halloween with creepy ghouls, glowing pumpkins,flashing lights and red eyed skulls.To help you choose between the ghouls,lanterns and spooks here are my choices for the top five eco-friendly solar powered Halloween decorations.
Top Five Solar Powered Halloween Decorations
1. Solar Skull Halloween Lawn Ornament
This 10 inch skull made of white resin has eyes that glow red to frighten trick or treaters when the sun goes down. The rechargeable battery is fully encased but accessible inside the solar panel in case it needs to be replaced. The skull recharges using sunlight during the day and there are no wires. It comes fully assembled and is great addition to your Halloween decorations.The Solar Skull Halloween Lawn Ornament is available online from www.gardenfun.com and retails for $24.99
2. Large Solar Powered Smiling Lantern
Go green this Halloween with this large 13 inch solar lit smiling jack o lantern Halloween decoration. The jack o lantern is made from a translucent poly resin and glows at night.There is a sensor inside the jack o lantern that automatically turns the pumpkin on at dusk and off at dawn. This eco- friendly Halloween decoration comes fully assembled and is available for $29.99 from the Garden Fun Store www.gardenfun.com. They also carry a smaller 6 inch solar powered jack o lantern that retails for $24.99
3. Solar Powered Orange Halloween Lights
Make Halloween decorating easy with this 50 count strand of solar powered orange Halloween lights. There’s no need for outdoor electrical outlets or extension cord because each strand can stay lit for up to eight hours by charging in direct sunlight during the daytime. Lights automatically turn on at dusk and off at dawn so there’s no need to remember to unplug them or use a timer each night. Each light bulb is made using LED technology so you get the brightest light possible with the least energy expended. You can purchase these solar powered lights online from Dutch Guard www.dutchguard.com . They retail for $19.99 .
4. Westinghouse Spectrum Color Changing Solar Halloween Pathway Lights – 3PK
Light trick or treaters way to your door with these eco-friendly solar powered pathway lights made by Westinghouse. Spooky ghosts adorn the top of color changing solar lights which hang from a metal crook that you can stake in the ground along a driveway, sidewalk or even in your flower beds. This three light set stays bright for up to eight hours and automatically turn on at dusk and off at dawn. Best of all because they are solar powered, no access to electricity is needed. In addition they are weather resistant so you will get years of use out of them. Westinghouse Spectrum Color Changing Solar Halloween Pathway Lights are available from Amazon www.amazon.com and retail for $44.95
5. Solar Powered Corpse
Your house will sure to be the scariest on the block this Halloween if you decorate using this solar powered corpse. It comes in two pieces, a corpse head, and an arm holding a lantern that you stick in the ground as if the corpse were climbing out of the grave. For a spooky effect pair with tombstones and some glowing skulls. This gruesome Halloween prop is 17 inches tall and completely solar powered so no need for tacky extension cords across your lawn. You can purchase your own solar powered corpse online from Buy Costumes www.buycostumes.com . It retails for $89.99
Some of these solar powered Halloween decorations might seem a little bit more expensive than their energy sucking counterparts. However, in terms of what you’ll save on your energy bill for years to come and impact on the environment these green Halloween decorations are definitely worth the money,