Green Wedding

Favors that Give Back: Giving Good Gifts

Wednesday, November 13, 2013
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Wedding favors are a great way to give thanks to guests. They’re also a great way to use your celebration to help those less fortunate. With the average couple spending between $150 and $300 on wedding favors, why not make an investment into something a little more long-lasting. Choose a charity that speaks to you as a […]

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Our Eco Conscious Wedding at Hoyt Arboretum

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

It’s been almost five months since our wedding and I never had an opportunity to write much about it.  So much hard work was put into our DIY, eco conscious wedding, that I hate not to share those details with you. As a Master Recycler, I set out to make our wedding a green event […]

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Planning Your Eco-Conscious Wedding

Monday, May 14, 2012
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Weddings are a huge and expensive undertaking and can leave an even bigger footprint on the environment. More and more couples are looking for ways to to host an eco-conscious wedding which can be difficult since weddings are typically associated with hyper-consumption and produce a great deal of waste. Invitations, decorations, food, travel, etc. the […]

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Recycle Your Wedding

Tuesday, January 10, 2012
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If you’re looking for something to do with all the items you’re left with after your wedding, look no more! There are now so many options at listing and selling items from your wedding, including decor, shoes and accessories, and your dress. Not only is recycling your wedding good for the planet, you’ll recoup some […]

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Should You Use Compostable Dishes at Your Wedding?

Monday, December 12, 2011
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Self-catering your own wedding (or even a potluck wedding) can leave you wondering what the heck you’re going to do about dishes. Trust me, I know from experience! There are many options to choose from: rent or buy durable dishes and silverware, purchase plastic or try to do the eco thing and use “compostable” dishes […]

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Wedding Day Thoughts: Keeping the Environment in Mind

Friday, October 21, 2011
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In planning our wedding this past summer, I looked through hundreds, yes hundreds, of photos.  I’ve been to my fair share of weddings, but they were all fairly traditional.  This was my first (and only) marriage.  The one thing I didn’t want was a cookie cutter wedding.  Don’t get me wrong; I’ve been to many […]

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