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Go Green this Halloween. Costume Swap 2012

Some people recycle bottles and cans, others cardboard and paper but this year try something new and recycle your children’s Halloween Costume. The Green Halloween Costume Swap 2012 has begun and it’s a great way to save a few dollars and recycle last years Halloween costume by swapping for a “new to you” costume. If you are interested in the costume swap, see all the sponsors, details, and swap locations below. A couple locations are in South End (The Boulevard at South End and Atherton Market) so no excuse for not having a swap location nearby.

Have a Happy Green Halloween!

The following information is from Natural Luxe: Eco-Chic Boutique

Get your Halloween off to a “Green” start at Charlotte’s Green Halloween Costume Swap on Saturday, October 13th in South End and Saturday, October 20th in Blakeney. Don’t buy new this year – save some money and help green our community by swapping out your children’s gently used costumes.

Hosted by Natural Luxe and Baby Elan Daily, this is a great opportunity to reduce your carbon footprint. We will have goody bags filled with great discounts and offers from our sponsors for the 1st 50 swappers to arrive at each swap.

Green Fact from Use Less Stuff – If half the costumes kids wear each year were swapped, we could reduce the annual waste by 6,250 tons, equivalent to 2500 mid-size cars!

Drop off costumes September 15th – October 7th at the following Charlotte locations.

The Boulevard at South End 1440 South Tryon Street 980-219-7526

Eco-licious – 1916 Commonwealth Ave 704-966-7030

Atherton Market – 2104 South Boulevard – Open Tuesday 9am – 7 pm Wednesday through Saturday 9 am – 2 pm

TCBY Blakeney – 9864 Rea Road 704-341-2002

We also have a special event opportunity for you to donate your costumes

All About Baby Charlotte – September 16th

The deadline to submit costumes is October 5th. Feel free to contact Jennifer with Natural Luxe at 704-904-2535 or naturalluxe@yahoo.com with any questions.

We are accepting gently used children’s costumes. For every costume you donate, you will receive a ticket to swap out for a new one. We will gladly take donations of costumes too and help you clear some space in your home!

Join us Saturday October 13th at Atherton Mill Market 2104 South Boulevard, Charlotte 10am – 12pm or Saturday October 20th at The Big South 5K finish line in the Blakeney Shopping Center

All costumes left after the swap is over will be donated to a local charity.

A huge Thank You to our drop off location partners

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