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Green wedding

My Green Wedding

Green coupleAre you worried about problems relating to the environment and you don't want to ignore your convictions on your special occasion? The Green Wedding is just what you need!

The Green Wedding, is a concept coming from the United States, embarking increasing number of couples on sustainable attitudes towards the environment. Paying attention to reduce transport emissions, serving organic food, choosing greener outfits made from fair trade, ethical wedding list... find out all you need to know to plan a wedding that will not harm the environment!

Find the best way to share your love, and keep a wonderful memory of your green wedding as serving the Earth !

Eco Stationery


Eco stationery

Invitations, stationery, access maps, envelops, menu etc... A wedding always implies waste of paper. So if you want to preserve our forests, there are many other alternatives to make your event both eco-friendly and chic.

First of all, use the Internet. There are many websites that offer you to create  personalised wedding correspondence. It will be a modern and eco conscious way to announce your green wedding.


Ethical Wedding List

Ethical wedding list with Ameliste

Do you think
that you already have everything you need in terms of home furniture and you would like to take the opportunity of your wedding to do something useful?  You could consider setting up a socially responsible wedding list in order to give financial support to your favourite charity.



Green outfit and beauty products

Wedding dress by AranelFor your green wedding event, dress top-to-toe in environmentally friendly clothing. Choose to wear organic fibers and recycled fabrics such as organic cotton, sustainable silk, linen, hemp, or even banana tree fiber in their natural shade or tinted with non-toxic dyes.

If you need advice to find your perfect wedding dress, note that there are growing number of socially responsible wedding dress designers with whole collections of organic certified and fair trade bridal gowns. 
For men formal wear, the most common practice is reuse attire through tuxedo rental. But you might also purchase tailor made suit with use of recycled fabrics from your own wardrobe.


Green catering and tableware

catererThe process of gradually opting for a more sustainable approach of weddings has generated a growing number of green wedding suppliers. Your wedding breakfast or dinner can now be more healthier and eco conscious with organic and fair trade products. Ask your caterer to base on local, seasonal and organic food to make the wedding menu. This would help to cut down carbon emissions resulting from transportation and less pesticides after the picking process. Be sure that your caterer use environmentally sustainable practices. For the wedding day, use biodegradable trash bags.


Green transport to the venue

LiliIf you want your wedding reception to reflect your deep commitment to the environment, you have many choices. For an outdoor wedding, it will be easier to find a green countryside, a garden, a farm, marquee hire... ideal places with shrubs and trees are very romantic.    

On the other hand, if you want to have your reception in town it's a little more tricky. You could think of a wedding venue accredited as a green venue or a charity offering such service.  For example you could consider to choose a holiday complex where everything could be handle at the same place, a park nearby or a museum.


Green Weddings

The Green Wedding, this concept of eco friendly weddings is becoming very popular in the United Kingdom.  Couples are now taking the opportunity of their Big Day to show the ones they love, their passion for the environment by choosing eco-friendly transportation, organic food, recycled gold jewellery, socially responsible wedding gift list...

Find our best hints to plan a wedding that will not cost the Earth !

Start creating the world that you would like share with your children.