Pin it and Bin It
Pop or untie your balloons before you throw them into the garbage to save space.
Never Release Balloons
Releasing balloons into the sky is no different than littering trash directly onto the ground. In addition, littered balloons can be harmful or fatal to wildlife.
Do Not Inhale
Balloons are filled with helium that can displace oxygen in your lungs and endanger your health if inhaled.
Ways to Reduce
Ways to Reuse
Reinflate Old Mylar Balloons
After use, you can deflate and store mylar balloons and inflate them later with helium. Watch this video tutorial to find out how to deflate your ballons.
Use in Crafts or Packaging
This guide from Green Talk offers 10 different ways to reuse old mylar including for crafts, packaging, and protecting your home from pests.