Category: Ethical Wedding

World Earth Day – Sustainable Wedding Workshops

Did you know it’s World Earth Day today? It’s an annual event that demonstrates global support for environmental protection. The wedding industry is one of the most reckless industries, with British weddings producing 85,250 tonnes of landfill waste in one year.  A recent poll conducted by the North London Waste Authority shows that the trend for eco-weddings is gathering momentum, and two in five engaged couples are considering sustainability as a key concern for their big day. Sustainable Wedding Workshops are hosting practical workshops in London this September to give engaged couples the tools to create a sustainable wedding day…

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Something Green Virtual Wedding Fair

New research for North London Waste Authority (NLWA) shows that two in five people planning weddings in the next five years say making their wedding as green as possible is a key priority. To meet the demand for more sustainable weddings NLWA is running the Something Green Wedding Fair on Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th March. The stylish, free, virtual wedding fair aims to take the pain out of wedding planning by bringing together experts on everything from cakes and cocktails to fashion and flowers. The poll reveals that those planning their wedding are twice as likely to make green…

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Luna & Sol – Sustainable and Eco-friendly Invitations

(Extracted from our current issue) Great invitation design doesn’t have to be compromised or cost the earth. Save the planet and potentially your wedding budget. The ethos of Luna & Sol stems from founders Cat and Chiara’s love of art and their belief in sustainability. Organic Seeded Paper Range Handmade cotton paper is pressed with wildflower and basil seeds. Your wedding guests can then pot and grow the invitation into a plant. Even if they do throw it away, it will decompose and grow somewhere on this earth instead of sitting in landfill. All-in-One Range In addition to the seeded…

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Eco Wedding

Foraged Flowers and Local Feasts…

Weddings are large, expensive events so it’s a great idea to be mindful when it comes to minimising your carbon footprint. Today, Becky from The Garden Chef tells us about a recent shoot she collaborated on with some local florists. Over to Becky… A big part of our ethos is to have great respect for the food we create; how we create it and what we create it from. One of our concerns is the cost and waste related to weddings so we wanted to look at ideas to minimise this. We wanted the shoot to be eco-friendly and sustainable….

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