In Honor of Earth Day, Another Green Wedding Idea

by Azure

Happy Earth Day! If you’re a regular reader of the Savvy Scoop, you know that the environment is important to us and we try to give you a variety of green wedding ideas. Here’s a new one, why not start your green wedding planning at the very beginning? Hire a wedding planner or event organizer who specializes in green weddings. Wedding planners are a great resource in general, but if keeping things environmentally friendly is important to you, a planner who has given some thought...

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Bride Chic: YOUR GOWN: 5 WAYS TO GO GREEN

by Azure

About Bride Chic Have you any idea the impact the production of clothing and textiles has had on the environment? Well check this out: In the UK alone according to 2006 statistics, clothing and textiles contributed in producing up to two million tons of waste, 3.1 million tons of CO2 and 70 million tons of waste water. Whoah! Time for a reality check: Have we become so used to fast food, fast technology and now fast fashion that we've created a manufacturing monster like this? No...

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Get a wedding dress with the best of both worlds

by Azure

One of the best things about this year's wedding dress collections is that savvy green brides no longer have to make a choice between conscience and fashion sense. Take the Vert collection by Jessica Iverson, for example. These gorgeous couture dresses are made with sustainable, eco-friendly fabrics - you'll even a hempsilk option that's suitable for vegans. You'll get extra bonus points from Mother Earth because Jessica Iverson avoids bleaches and harsh chemical dyes, but you may...

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Green Weddings: All the Fun, Half the Guilt

by Azure

Happy St. Patrick’s Day. Here in Chicago, the holiday is a good excuse to turn everything green, from the river to the beer, to the way you feel around the gills the next morning. But, last month I had the chance to interview Wenona Napolitano, the author of The Everything Green Wedding Book and ever since then I’ve been stuck on green, as in environmentally helpful. Even if you wear a gown made of 100% organic hemp grown in your neighbor’s backyard and made on a solar-powered...

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Insider Tips for Creating a Green Wedding

by Azure

Special Feature by Brian Worley of YourBASH! and host of Party Monsters Cabo. These days, throwing green weddings and events is much easier than in the past and doesn't have to cost you much more, if anything, than a traditional wedding. The three key words to throwing a "green" or eco-friendly wedding are “recycle,”“reuse,” and “reduce”! 1. Rent the dress Grooms and groomsmen have been wearing rented tuxedos forever, so why not rent a wedding dress? I know it sounds...

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How to Have a Great Green Wedding!

by Azure

One of the perks of this job is getting a chance to chat with fascinating people. Check out this interview with green wedding author and blogger, Wenona Napolitano. Then, visit onewed’s new bookshelf section to read a review of The Everything Green Wedding Book. Interview with Wenona Napolitano author of The Everything Green Wedding Book by Marta Segal Block Marta: Do you consider yourself a “wedding person” who became interested in the environment, or an environmentalist...

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