American Weddings Blog

Attn Couples: Have You Considered an Eco-Friendly Wedding?

Eco wedding

Tags: carbon neutral, global warming, wedding travel, eco friendly weddings

Published: Friday, Apr. 5th, 2019

Everyone wants their wedding to be memorable. But what does that actually mean? While that depends on the couple, we sometimes equate “memorable” with “big,” which often translates into “carbon intensive.” That’s why it’s important to talk about eco-friendly weddings, because having an eco-friendly wedding is easier than you think!

More couples than every are saying that they want to avoid leaving a large carbon footprint. With Climate Change on everyone’s mind, couples are looking for ways to celebrate without screwing over the polar bears in Antarctica. (We’re going to plug Netflix’s new show Our Planet here, go watch it!)

A big trend on Etsy is sustainable wedding items. In the past four months, there were 107,000 searches for environmentally safe products such as reusable straws, biodegradable confetti and vintage decor. ...(continued)