Our Top 10 Tips for a Green Wedding

 

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1.  Ask for your wedding invitations to be made from recycled and recyclable paper

 

 

 

 

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2. You could try swapping the plastic confetti with beautiful dried flower petals

 

 

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3. Try to avoid disposables and instead swap plastic for porcelain tableware and glass bottles 

 

 

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4. Place extra bins, give your guests the choice to recycle any glass, aluminium, paper and cardboard

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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5. Choose seasonal flowers from your local flower market, think about donating them to your local care home after your special day

 

 

 

 

 

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6. Make your wedding bar plastic and straw free!

 

 

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7. Try to get locally sourced food and encourage your guests to take any leftovers home (provide the containers) or look for organisations who save food

 

 

 

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8. Get crafty and make your own decorations, avoiding balloons and lanterns!

 

 

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9. Consider a vintage or second-hand wedding dress, that you could wear again and again

 

 

 

 

 

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10. Reduce your carbon footprint by swapping your car for a carriage or using a mini-bus to get your guests to the venue