What to Do With That Rotting Pumpkin Corpse

Linda Poon
What to Do With That Rotting Pumpkin Corpse

Some are thrown away the day after Halloween, contributing to the 30.3 million tons of annual food waste in the U.S. When left to decompose in a landfill, that food waste produces methane gas, a greenhouse gas that’s far more potent than carbon dioxide. Saving pumpkins from the landfill can also help tackle food insecurity.