An Eco-Friendly Wedding

For today’s brides it’s so easy to get so caught up in the planning process, and sometimes lose sight of the bigger picture. Everyone wants bigger, better and more! The whirlwind of wedding planning often leaves the bride and groom forgetting about what happens after the wedding day is all said and done.

The average wedding produces 400-600 pounds of garbage and 66 tons of Carbon Dioxide! In just a day, a wedding can produce waste equivalent to that of 4-5 people in an entire year. The wedding industry is a wasteful industry to say the least. It is important to try and fit in environmentally friendly practices leading up to the wedding, the day of the wedding and afterwards as well. Here are some idea to help you get started!

Use The Internet

A really creative way to build anticipation and excitement on your wedding day is to create a website of yourself and your groom or bride to be. There are tons of user-friendly website platforms that allow you to customize and tailor to your liking. You can add photos, videos, and perhaps most importantly, wedding day information! If there are any last minute changes to your wedding day schedule, having everything available online makes it really simply to adjust times and itineraries accordingly.

You can also send out electronic invites and save a lot of paper and money. This is a very timely solution as well, as it eliminates the chance of invites or RSVPs getting lost in the mail and speeds up receiving times of replies so you can plan your wedding more efficiently.

Usable Wedding Favours

Pretty display favours such as figurines or teacups are usually just that…. Pretty, but often are not used and are left to collect dust on shelves and countertops. Giving your guests someth