Keeping the earth green is our duty as the place we live in. Fortunately, you can protect the environment in simple and accessible ways. One thing you could do is to hold an eco-friendly wedding. During this time, a wedding can produce 63 tons of CO2e, which is similar to drive a car in 150,000 miles. It means that on your special day, you waste the environment unconsciously. As a solution, you can celebrate your wedding day without waste the environment by throwing a green party. If you think you are going to help the ecosystem run well, and you can start planning an eco-friendly wedding decoration.
Nowadays, there are plenty of ideas to host an earth-loving celebration. First, you can choose an outdoor venue where it can show off the beauty of nature. You may select a backyard, garden, forest and beach. Therefore, you don’t need to waste much paper-based or plastic material to decor your venue since the view of nature is naturally attractive. To decorate your eco-friendly wedding, you can use biodegradable, reusable or recycle materials to be waste-free. To minimize the impact of your big day, here some creative, sustainable wedding decorations to save the earth:
1. Bamboo Wedding Arch
Do you know that bamboo is categorized as a sustainable plant? This plant absorbs more carbon dioxide than the trees. Also, it is the fastest growing plant on earth. So, choose bamboo-based material to highlight your moment while standing in front of the wedding arch.
2. Back to Nature Menu Board
Get a go-green menu board using tropical leave which is written by gold ink. The combination of green and gold colour is beyond perfect.
3. Enchanted Candlelight
In a sustainable wedding, you must be minimizing the use of electricity. As an alternative, the candle is the best light source.
4. Plant Seating Chart
To minimize the use of paper and wood, a mixed pot of plant with recycled paper is the best idea to create your eco-friendly seating chart. After the party’s over, you can keep and take care of the plants to produce more O2 to earth. Perfect!
5. Reusable Centerpiece
Utilize reusable items such as jar and bottle. Don’t waste it for anything yet, and you can create a unique centerpiece that you will love.
6. DIY Woven Wedding Favor
It’s a fantastic idea for an eco-friendly wedding favor. Here, a woven small basket is made of bamboo. As you know the use of bamboo is better than wood due to its environmentally friendly quality.
7. Hanging Used-Jar
Rock your ceiling with a hanging jar. Utilization of used furniture is the best way to decrease the number of wastes. Recycle it in a better way!
8. Vintage Wedding Sign
Who says you cannot make a gorgeous wedding sign with reusable items? Bring your old wood box out and arrange it well where the decorations and ornaments are placed.
9. Leaves-based Table Settings
Set up your table in a fresh and calm atmosphere. Show off your creative ideas by using split-leaf philodendron as the placemat. To fill the middle space of the plate, put the leave as the replacement of cloth napkin.
Planning an eco-friendly wedding does not mean you have to change all the details in green-based materials. Yet, you can change small details which can bring significant impact to the earth. Please use lots of plant-based decoration such as flowers and leaves since we can recycle it as compost. The important part is you minimize the number of wastes that are not recyclable on your special day. Therefore, it will be the most exclusive and memorable wedding ever.