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SUSTAINABLE WEDDINGS SHOWCASE PASSION FOR PARTNER AND PLANET

By Cheryl Hurd

There may be no greater test of sustainability than to enter into a lifetime commitment with a love partner. The wedding celebration marks the beginning of a couple’s journey together. It is a public display of love and dedication and when done sustainably, can also showcase the couple’s commitment to a healthy planet.

SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEW

The center of attention is undeniably the bride. Great thought is put into a bride’s wedding gown. Sustainable gowns can be found in a wide variety of styles. Brides now have a choice of buying organic, shopping used or even renting. Here are some places to start your search.

October 3, 2013 10:58 am

If you’re rummaging around thrift stores, antique markets, and garage sales for your upcoming wedding, you can easily find fabulous personalized touches. Treasures such as vintage silver-plated tea sets, sugar bowls, and candy dishes are easy finds, inexpensive and oh-so-elegant wedding décor. As a greener alternative to an event typically filled with items that will end up in the landfill, seeking out used decor adds a dash of something soulful to your wedding day.

Photography by Raymond James, I Do Studio

Like every bride-to-be, I spent months agonizing over wedding plans – living and dying by the budget. I will say that nothing I had experienced in my professional life would prepare me for the realities of planning a wedding. The average wedding today costs anywhere from $25,000 to $50,000 and some luxe weddings even double and triple that amount.

April 9, 2012 9:32 am