Whether you’re aiming to be scary, funny or ironic, these creative recycled Halloween costumes will give you inspiration.
Off with their Heads
This head-turning Marie Antoinette costume was made from an old mannequin, a pillow, fabric and glue. Recycled Witch Costume Much older than Halloween itself, is the figure of the witch, which has taken different forms over the centuries in different parts of the world.
Handmade crocodile costume
Made this fearsome crocodile costume from a cardboard box, some butcher’s paper, tissue paper and a little tape.
Sweet Treats Costumes
These sweet designs were homemade with love from recycled tights, leggings, a laundry basket and bits of fabric.
Recycled Samurai Costume
This fantastic samurai costume was made from 32-gallon garbage cans and rubber stoppers.
Recycled Umbrella Bat Costume
Bats are beneficial to farmers, as well as natural ecosystems (not to mention anyone plagued by mosquitoes). Unfortunately, the winged mammals have long been misunderstood, and their numbers have been dwindling due to habitat loss, pollution and other factors.
Kids’ Recycled Samurai Costume
Masters of the sword as well as of discipline and loyalty, samurai kept order in feudal Japan for centuries. Show discipline and loyalty to the Earth — as well as unique style — with a cool getup like this.