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13 Green Wedding Ideas for a Stylish and Sustainable Celebration

For many of us, our wedding day reflects our values. We celebrate in meaningful ways to create moments we’ll cherish forever. If sustainability and minimizing your impact on the local community are important to you, planning a green wedding is a wonderful way to put your priorities into practice. 

Here, we’ve rounded up eco-friendly wedding ideas and tips to reduce your environmental footprint without sacrificing quality or style on your big day. From seasonal wedding flowers to paperless stationery, these eco-chic ideas will help you share your love not only with each other but also with Mother Nature. 
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National Park Wedding: Top Parks, Planning Tips, and Invitation Ideas

National park wedding: couple walking on a rocky mountain

Photo by Gideon Photography

National parks are filled with some of nature’s most spectacular and inspiring locales. With cultural symbolism, breathtaking scenic beauty, and a commitment to protecting our environment, it’s no wonder that they’re becoming increasingly desirable wedding venues.

To help you pull off your own national park wedding, we’ve outlined some details for you to keep in mind as you begin the wedding planning process. Plus, you’ll find some of the most popular national parks to get married in and matching invitations to make the day even more breathtakingly memorable.
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How to Significantly Reduce Waste at Your Wedding

How to Significantly Reduce Waste at Your Wedding

As you envision your wedding day, your mind probably races from stylish white dresses and matching floral robes to three-tiered cakes and endless bottles of bubbly. What might not cross your mind is the surprising amount of waste that results from large-scale events like weddings. If you want to lessen your impact, there are small changes you can make to significantly reduce waste. Keep scrolling to see all of our trash-cutting tips!

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7 Ways to Make Your Wedding Green

TIps for a Green Wedding via Greenvelope | Gideon Photography

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Wedding planning brings with it a never-ending flood of little details and big decisions and oftentimes, amidst all the chaos, being environmentally friendly gets lost in the mix. So we’ve compiled 7 easy (and affordable!) tips that you can use to make your big day green and join us in helping to preserve our world for future generations.

1. Choose a Green Venue: This doesn’t necessarily mean you have to get married in a forest or on the beach (although those weddings are always cool), but when you’re choosing a venue, be sure to ask about the building’s sustainability commitment. The way your venue utilizes its energy for lighting, heating, cooking..etc has a huge impact on the environmental cost of your event. read more…