Rain Update: Our pumpkin smash events are rain or shine! However, if thunderstorms develop we will not be having our tent set up. If you are planning on bringing your pumpkins out, please note that we WILL have our large blue roll off containers at both the Hub City Farmers Market and Unity Park, regardless of the weather. Please dump your pumpkins in these containers! For event updates make sure you’re following Atlas Organics on instagram- @atlasorganics
We are excited to share about the 1st Annual Pumpkin Smash! Atlas Organics will partner with local events to bring family FUN and the mission of sustainability to the community.
Atlas is passionate about diverting organic waste and educating the communities where we belong about the importance of everyone doing their part.
Pumpkins are a large driver of food waste in the Fall where most end up in local landfills. Therefore, Pumpkin Smash events were created as a simple solution for families to bring their pumpkins and provide exciting entertainment in the process!
Pumpkin Smash Event Locations
Pumpkin Drop-off Locations
Not at one of our pumpkin smash locations? That’s ok! We have pumpkin drop-offs at 5 different locations around the country. Be a part of making a difference this Fall and join Atlas in our push for a more sustainable future!
Vero Beach, FL
San Antonio, TX
The Dalles, OR
The Problem with Pumpkin Waste
The month of pumpkins is upon us! Drive down most roads and you’ll see pop-up pumpkin patches all around. This is the season of collecting and carving and this is ALSO the season where organic waste is at one of it’s highest points all year long.
Did you know?
1.3 billion pounds of pumpkins end up in landfills around the country every year! In fact, organic waste, like pumpkins…