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When Halloween is over, don’t send those pumpkins to the landfill

Published 11/01/2009, Mother Nature Network

When Nov. 1 hits, lots of pumpkins, carved and uncarved, hit the curb for the trash men to take away. When food goes to the landfill, anaerobic decomposition turns into methane gas. Methane gas is one of the contributing factors to climate change.

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