Category: Eco Friendly Wedding Tips

April 21st, 2014

Sustainable Wedding Tips

Earth Day is tomorrow, and, though we all try to make environmentally conscious choices year round, when it comes to planning a wedding, things can get a little hairy. But being eco-friendly and holding a party for 100+ guests isn’t mutually exclusive, nor does it mean that everything must be made by hand, or from hemp (unless you like hemp and DIY).

Incorporate a few (or all!) of the sustainable celebration tips below and you’ll be well on your way to planning a green wedding.

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September 6th, 2011

Book Wedding Centerpieces

September? Already?!

We hope everyone got all their summer reading done!

Back to school and books go together like brides and dresses,

and combining the two results in pretty and unique eco-friendly wedding centerpieces. Being bookish never seemed so fabulous!

eco-friendly wedding centerpiece, book centerpieces

October 6th, 2010

Plan an Eco Friendly Honeymoon

In our opinion, the honeymoon is one of the best parts of celebrating your wedding, right after the ceremony where you pledge to spend your life with your love. What could be better than spending some serious time alone together to start your life together?

How about kicking things off with a green foot?

Yurt Hotel in Spain

Eco Friendly Honeymoon, Yurt Hotel

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August 10th, 2010

Plan an Eco Friendly Wedding Reception

The difference between planning a wedding and an eco-friendly one has less to do with the style of your event and more with the green choices! To help you with your green wedding planning, try to apply your everyday conservation choices to your wedding and keep the following in mind:

Eco Friendly Wedding Reception
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August 2nd, 2010

Four Tips to Green Your Wedding Stationery

Planning a green wedding has become as common as wearing a white wedding dress! Being environmentally friendly doesn’t mean changing the style of your wedding. It just means making more conscious choices.

Wedding stationery is one way you can make an impact, and we don’t mean going paperless.

1. Common papermaking processes create a significant amount of waste and require the use of harmful chemicals. Select designers, such as Bella Figura, that minimize waste and use environmentally friendly inks and chemicals.

2. Recycle! Many invitation companies, such as Earthly Affair, and Smock, manufacture invitations out of biodegradable post-consumer waste paper or tree-free materials such as cotton paper.

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