Couples are more conscious nowadays about the huge amount of waste that weddings events can generate and are looking for ways to cut down on carbon footprint.
There are several options for a more environmentally and ethical wedding, as a greater concern for our planet is becoming more evident. Sustainable weddings events, are also known as eco-friendly weddings; they are a major trend for 2023 and will be for the next decade.
Ideas and Approach to Achieve a Sustainable Wedding
Starting point when planning a wedding are the wedding invitations, which can be made out of recycled paper or web based invitations with limited paper usage. For example, you can ask guests to RSVP on your wedding website instead of including an additional card to accompany your wedding invites. In Addition, charitable donations are becoming an extremely popular options for couples instead of giving the more traditional wedding favour to wedding guests.
Moreover, you can request to flowerist, for option for plants in pots, instead of using cut flowers that have a limited life span, and guests can take these pots home with them. Repositioning florals from the ceremony to the reception venue is another way to be eco-friendly, as well as having fresh flowers instead of other decoration options or plastic based decoration.
Definitely opting for glassware instead of plastic is crucial for a sustainable wedding. Caterers and bartenders can provide reusable drink stirrers and straws instead of one time use plastic, while couples should also confirm that their catering company is sourcing ethical, local and organic produce.
Also, choose conflict-free diamonds and recycled metals in creating the jewellery, as wedding jewellery has had a long and negative impact on our planet.
Think of you own, for different ways to have a sustainable wedding, that will not only be beneficial for our environment, but will also help you to lower costs and keep within your budget.