He means the world to you…but the world means a lot to you, too! If you’re getting ready to plan an eco wedding, look no further than this helpful guide. Here’s a list of the best online resources to help you plan a green wedding:
At Great Green Wedding, you’ll find an assortment of links for eco-friendly invitations, favors, centerpieces, flowers, rings, attire and even honeymoon ideas. Visit their blog for highlights of sustainable, recycled and organic décor, jewelry, dresses and more.
Ethical Weddings is a fabulous online magazine to help you plan a green day of celebration with helpful tips, stories about eco-friendly weddings, their own blog and more.
Wedvert’s wedding guide search engine is an easy way to find reception settings, gowns, catering companies, flowers and more based on the location. Plus, this comprehensive site offers green articles and expert tips.
Eco-Chic Weddings is a must-read blog with a myriad of posts in categories like fashion and jewelry, favors and gifts, flowers and décor, invitations and paper, and more.
When it comes to elegant eco-couture wedding gowns, Adele Wechsler takes the cake. This talented designer is the brain behind stunning collections tailored to “the bride who cares about the world in which she lives.”
Twisted Limb Paperworks offers gorgeous wedding invitations, place cards and thank you notes that are 100% recycled. Plus, they’re embedded with wildflower seeds and can be planted instead of discarded. Their site also offers insight into eco-friendly attire, rings, flowers, favors and gifts.
Green Karat specializes in environmentally and socially responsible jewelry and is the perfect place to find a stylish assortment of recycled wedding bands for all tastes.
Blue Planet Wedding includes links to eco-friendly wedding planners, vegetarian caterers, carbon neutral photographers, ethically sourced diamonds and more. You’ll also find a search engine for green wedding vendors.
Green Union is a great resource with tips on how to choose the best venue, create the ideal wedding atmosphere, plan the decorative details and more.
The Knot includes a comprehensive green section with a ton of articles about earth-friendly rings, menus, invitations and more. You’ll also find information about hiring green vendors and donating your gown.
Earthwise Jewelry offers a stunning collection of reclaimed wedding bands.
The Green Your Wedding section of Planet Green includes a compilation of eco-friendly wedding articles, including Avoid These Wedding Eco Demons for a Greener Wedding Party, How to Make Your Bridesmaids Green and DIY and Eco-Friendly Wedding Favor Ideas.
Using eco-friendly fabrics and an eye for style, Morgan Boszilkov of Natural Bridals presents brides-to-be with a collection of gorgeous gowns and donates 5% of profits to environmental causes.
The Green Bride Guide includes stories about green weddings, a carbon calculator, a cost estimator and more. If you don’t find your what you’re looking for, you can e-mail Kate Harrison, author of the book by the same name that inspired this great site.
If you’re concerned about the cost of an eco-friendly wedding, then check out the green section of Budget Dream Weddings. This blog features ideas to cut costs, instructions for DIY favors, helpful links and more.
At My Eco Chic Wedding, you’ll find wedding craft ideas, advice on venues, catering tips, links to elegant organic attire and more. Also, check out the editor’s picks for invitations, favors, flowers and decorations.
The Eco-Chic Weddings section at Brides magazine’s online site features a comprehensive guide with advice for brides on a budget, a glossary of key terms, a checklist and more. Plus, you’ll find a list of the top green honeymoon destinations.
For eco-friendly wedding tips and honeymoon ideas, an extensive planning timeline and more, check out Green Elegance Weddings.
Elegala breaks down the components of an eco-friendly wedding with advice about choosing a location, invitations, décor elements, the menu, flowers, the cake, attire and favors.
Feeling overwhelmed? These 10 Steps to a Green Wedding will help you plan your eco-friendly nuptials one day at a time.
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