Umbra’s second helpings: Eco-themed Halloween costumes
We believe in making green second nature. But the idea of eco-themed Halloween costumes feels a bit strained. Plus, they often tread into the depressing (zombee) and the requires-too-much-explanation (Count Frackula would shun disclosure, at least).
Umbra’s taken on the issue several times. Here are some of our favorite suggestions:
- A glacier in 2050. Carry a glass of water.
- Cap-and-trade. Shuffle around a pile of hats.
- A food villain. Ronald McDonald with a curled mustache.
OK, so maybe Umbra hasn’t hit her stride on this particular topic either. Any ideas, boys and ghouls? Leave your suggestions in the comments below.
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