10 Sustainable Wedding Tips

10 Sustainable Wedding Tips


One of the coolest wedding trends in the past few years is brides going green. We wanted to give you some options to make a smaller footprint with your big day.

 

Sustainable Wedding Tip 1. Minimize the amount of driving your guests will need to do. Choose a central location for family and friends, and have the ceremony and reception at the same venue.

 

Sustainable Wedding Tip 2. Donate leftover food rather than throwing it out. Many halls will work with Meals on Wheels or a charity of your choice.

 

Sustainable Wedding Tip 3. Don’t register for things you don’t need: give your guests the option of giving donations in your name instead. Choose a few charities that you care about as a couple.

 

Sustainable Wedding Tip 4. For the most sustainable choices in eco-wedding fashion, buy local, used, or vintage. If that isn’t your style choose outfits that are wearable outside of being at the wedding. Think casual suits and summer dresses.

 

 

Sustainable Wedding Tip 5. Consider giving small potted plants from your garden or local nursery as favors, or local produce.

 

Sustainable Wedding Tip 6. Since announcements can set the tone for a wedding, green choices save money, trees, and time. There seems to be two eco-friendly choices: online Evites (the greenest choice) or invitations made from 100% recycled paper or tree-free papers.

 

Sustainable Wedding Tip 7. Go vegetarian! Vegan and vegetarian menus are becoming the new standard in wedding fare.

 

Sustainable Wedding Tip 8. Old — Deck the table with heirlooms. Vintage plates, serving pieces, family frames and nik-naks will create a festive and meaningful table display.

 

Sustainable Wedding Tip 9. New — Organic cotton, hemp, bamboo, or linen tablecloths can be reused or passed on to a soon-to-be-married friend.

 

Sustainable Wedding Tip 10. Borrowed — Ask friends and family to lend their tableware, decorations, runner, vases, etc…

 

We’ll leave something blue to you!

 

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1. Pick Your Wedding Photographer(s)

Whether you want ultra-creative or classic photos, our professional wedding photographers can deliver whatever kind of aesthetic you’re looking for. Each photographer offers their own unique professional approach to wedding photography, and you can pick the right one for you. The photography is just the start of the ultimate wedding package.

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One of the biggest regrets we hear from the over 25,000 couples we have served is that they didn’t get a professional wedding video made. Don’t let that be your regret! Like our photographers, our videographers can create cinematic wedding videos that spotlight your love. Whatever you’re looking for, our videographers will deliver a wedding video that you’ll be able to enjoy for years and share with future generations.

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