Locals are urged to put their pumpkins in their green waste bins instead of placing them in Mount Doug Park after Halloween on Oct. 31, 2019. (Black Press File Photo)

Locals are urged to put their pumpkins in their green waste bins instead of placing them in Mount Doug Park after Halloween on Oct. 31, 2019. (Black Press File Photo)

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The District of Saanich and Mount Douglas Park Society are asking people to leave behind the tradition of placing jack-o-lanterns in the park after Halloween. People are being instructed to use green bins as an alternative. For more information on this story, click here.

Halloween can be a very environmentally impactful event. To lessen your footprint, try buying candy in bulk, opt for a DIY costume, or grow your own pumpkins. For more information on this story, click here.

The weather is looking beautiful for the trick-or-treaters tonight. Today is clear skies with a high of 11 C, and overnight is showing a few clouds with fog and a high of 4 C. For more information on this story, click here.

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