What's scarier than witches, ghosts and ghouls at Halloween...? How about the ghoulstly 15 million pumpkins that are binned every Halloween, which is enough to make a bowl of pumpkin soup for everyone in Britain. Spine chilling stuff eh. There's a simple solution though, join the #PumpkinRescue and discover tasty simple ways to eat your pumpkin guts.

Scroll on for how to eat your pumpkin, lots of pumpkin recipes and Pumpkin Rescue event listings.

Compost your used pumpkin

Halloween may have been and gone but it's not too late to rescue your pumpkin! Make sure you compost any carved pumpkins so they don't go to waste. If you don't have a compost bin at home, have a look on your local council website for your nearest composting site.

Live in or around North London? Here are a couple of places you can drop off your pumpkin:

How to eat your pumpkin

Sharpen your knife not only to carve a grinning face on your pumpkin but also to whip up some culinary magic. Find out which parts of the gourd go to the cauldron and which is best left to rot in the compost. All of your burning pumpkin questions are answered here.

Cook your pumpkin with these pumpkin recipes

Soups, pies, cakes, curries… there are lots of delicious ways to carve your pumpkin and eat it too. Check out our feast of recipes for a truly scrumptious autumn feast. Here's our favourite Thai Pumpkin Curry to get your taste buds going.

Find your nearest #PumpkinRescue event

Pumpkin Rescue is back for a 4th year and it's sprouting up all around the world with more than 30 events in the UK. From carving and cooking workshops to soup tasting events, click browse the map below to see what feasts are in store and scroll down for a link or contact to find out more about each event.

Brighton, Foodini Club

Cambridge, Sustainable food Cambridge

Doncaster, Frenchgate shopping centre

Durham County council

Kingston University - contact the organiser

Leicester, Groby Road Allotments - contact the organiser

North Yorkshire, Easingwold

North Yorkshire, Pickering

Norwich, Science festival

Oxford, Good Food Oxford

Somerset, Hauser & Wirth

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