Halloween horror stories 👻

It’s estimated that Halloween costumes alone will create 2,000 tonnes of plastic waste this Halloween, according to nature charity The Fairyland Trust and environmental charity Hubbub.

But it’s not just oil-based plastic costumes that are taking their toll on the planet. Halloween decorations are also packed with unnecessary plastic that are easily avoidable.

Take a look at our super spooky video to see what simple swaps you can make for an eco-friendly Halloween!

Find out about more plastic man-made horror stories, including tides of plastic rubbish and fossilised plastic waste, here.