Did you know that PA produced over 90 million pounds of pumpkins in 2022 alone? We love our fall pumpkins, but the scary truth is that more than ten times that amount—1.3 billion pounds!—end up in landfills every year.
Organic waste takes up almost 40% of the space in our landfills, where it rots and releases potent greenhouse gases. With so much organic waste in our landfills, it’s time to find other solutions. Use the tricks and treats below to help you make the most of your pumpkin without being haunted by waste!