Karina's Advice

Embracing Sustainability within your ceremony

In an era where sustainability is becoming increasingly important, couples are now seeking ways to incorporate eco-friendly practices into their special day. Sustainable ceremonies not only minimise the environmental impact but also create unique and memorable experiences. From invitations to decor and food choices, every aspect can be infused with sustainable elements, ensuring a celebration that aligns with your values.

  • Kick off your sustainable ceremony by opting for reserved seat name cards and vow booklets printed on recycled paper with vegetable-based inks.
  • Choose a venue that aligns with sustainable practices, such as a green-certified location, or opt for an outdoor setting that showcases the beauty of nature. Natural lighting and open spaces can enhance the ambience while reducing energy consumption. If possible, select a venue that utilises renewable energy sources, such as solar or wind power. This choice reduces the carbon footprint associated with electricity consumption.
  • Choose locally grown, seasonal flowers to support local farmers and minimize the carbon footprint associated with long-distance transportation. Consider using potted plants as decorations that can be replanted afterward. Repurpose materials or opt for rental decor items to minimize waste.
  • Look for ethically sourced and conflict-free wedding rings made from recycled metals or choose vintage or heirloom rings.
  • Skip traditional confetti and rice and instead consider options like dried flower petals, birdseed, or biodegradable confetti made from plant-based materials.

By embracing sustainable practices in your wedding ceremony, you can create a truly memorable and eco-friendly event. Each choice you make, from vow cards to decor can contribute to a more sustainable world. By setting an example for your guests, you inspire them to adopt sustainable practices in their own lives.

A sustainable ceremony not only celebrates your love but also expresses your commitment to a greener future.

Feel free to contact me if you would like to know more.

Karina x

To find out more about Celebrant-led ceremonies, please contact Karina O’Donnell:

Mobile - 07970 513715

Email – Karina@celebrant-uk.co.uk

Website – www.celebrant-uk.co.uk


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