Green Weddings

We believe that it's important to treat Mother Earth nicely. One major way we can do that is to help you plan a green wedding.

Whether you want to just do a couple of things (organic flowers, recycled-paper invites) or have your entire event embrace environmentally-friendly practices, the articles below will give you some great "green wedding" ideas. You choose!



Quaint, Cozy, Cottagecore: Our Favorite 20 Venues that Capture the Trend

Quaint, Cozy, Cottagecore: Our Favorite 20 Venues that Capture the Trend

Cozy, comforting, fresh, and natural: cottagecore is exactly what our daydreams have been made of. It’s like Little Women without the tuberculosis, like Pride and Prejudice without the oppressive gender roles, like Midsommar without the murder. Sounds just about perfect!


Going Green: 6 Stylish Eco-Conscious Brooklyn Wedding Venues

Going Green: 6 Stylish Eco-Conscious Brooklyn Wedding Venues

Green is IN! And we're not just talking about stunning color schemes and lush flower arrangements. Having a green wedding is a great way to do your part when it comes to protecting and preserving the environment. Celebrate at any of these beautiful Brooklyn venues, and you’ll be able to incorporate sustainable practices and materials—without sacrificing your style or budget!


How To Have A Minimalist Wedding

How To Have A Minimalist Wedding

We like to think of minimalism as clearing away the clutter, eliminating the frills, and being very intentional about what you choose to be part of your big day. Here's how to Marie Kondo your wedding.


10 Ways To Have A Charitable Wedding

10 Ways To Have A Charitable Wedding

There are thousands of details (and dollars) that go into hosting a wedding. But luckily, there are just as many opportunities to give back! We list 10 Ways To Have A Charitable Wedding, ensuring your wedding investment will have a far-reaching impact.


How To Donate Your Wedding Flowers

How To Donate Your Wedding Flowers

After the festivities are over, what’s the plan for your wedding flowers? Sure, you can always encourage your guests to take the centerpieces home, but you’ll probably be left with more flowers than you know what to do with. Instead of throwing those pretty petals into the trash, why not make the generous choice to donate them to a great cause?


Wedding Dress Donations

Wedding Dress Donations

Consider giving the gift of your wedding gown! Your donation can help a family or bride in need, while also giving your dress new life. And if that's not reason enough to gift your gown, donations are also tax deductible.


9 Bridal Party Gifts That Keep On Giving { and that they'll actually want! }

9 Bridal Party Gifts That Keep On Giving { and that they'll actually want! }

If you still have "Bridal Party Gifts" on your wedding to-do list, why not consider giving a gift that gives back? We list 9 Bridal Party Gifts That Keep On Giving (and that they'll actually want!). With this list, it'll be easy to find a gift your bridesmaids will love—even before they know the stories behind them.


Wedding Food Donations

Wedding Food Donations

Weddings often generate recyclable materials and leftover food that the bride and groom don’t want to take home. Nowadays, you and the caterer can feel good by donating the excess, and recycling plastic bottles, glass, metal and paper. An added benefit is that food donations are tax deductible for either you or the caterer.


It's A Nice Day For A Green Wedding: Advice for the Eco-Conscious Couple

It's A Nice Day For A Green Wedding: Advice for the Eco-Conscious Couple

When it comes to preserving Planet Earth, everyone wants to do the right thing. But when it comes to planning the Big Day, we worry that being environmentally correct will mean sacrificing our cherished wedding vision. Luckily, you no longer have to wrestle with your conscience to have a celebration that is both beautiful and "green."


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