REI takes steps to improve the ecological footprint of its product packaging:
If you are looking for ways to save money and the environment this Halloween check out www.greenhalloween.com and the National Costume Swap Day (Oct. 8). Swapping costumes that either you (or your kids) are tired of or have outgrown can give you more closet space and reduce the demand for new store-bought costumes and accessories. If you are a DIY costume person, check back for other sustainable costuming ideas.
(This is a photo of the pattern paper for my boyfriend’s costume.)