Category: Sustainable 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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2021 Wedding Flower Trends

Direct2Florist examined Google data from March 2020 until now to see which wedding flower trends have seen the biggest increase in UK searches as we head into wedding season post-lockdown. Seeing an enormous 623% increase, it looks like dried flowers are set to be 2021’s biggest wedding flower trend. Wendy Rea, florist at Direct2Florist, offered her comments on some of the 2021 flower trends: Dried flowers, pampas grass and protea arrangements  “We’re seeing a huge increase for dried flowers in 2021 wedding planning, alongside variants like pampas grass displays and protea arrangements. Dried flowers are surprisingly versatile, lending themselves to…

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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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