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1 10 Quick Tips for Greening Your Wedding Lori Hill Sunday, February 27, 2011 Mid-Atlantic Green Wedding Showcase

2 In our EVERY deliberation, we must consider the IMPACT of our DECISIONS on the NEXT SEVEN GENERATIONS. The Great Law of the Iroquois Confederacy

3 Sustainability Development that meets the needs of the PRESENT generation without comprising the ability of FUTURE generations to meet their needs.

4 Green Wedding Tips #1 - Venue -LEED certified -Practices sustainability -Doesnt require extra décor -Centrally located -Ceremony and reception in same place

5 Green Wedding Tips #2 – Food and Beverage -Seasonal -Local -Organic -Fair Trade

6 Green Wedding Tips #3 - Floral -Seasonal -Local -Organic -Fair Trade

7 Green Wedding Tips #4 - Candles -Soy -Beeswax -Battery operated/LED

8 Green Wedding Tips #5 – Lighting -LED lights -Energy efficient lights

9 Green Wedding Tips #6 Invitations -Keep it simple -Postcard response card -Recycled paper -30% and above -Embedded seeds -Encourage guests to recycle

10 Green Wedding Tips #7 – Gifts FOR Your Guests -Useful -Reusable -Recyclable -Locally Made or Hand Made -Eco packaging

11 Green Wedding Tips #8 –Gifts FROM Your Guests -Donations in lieu of actual gifts -Experiences

12 Green Wedding Tips #9 – Attire and Jewelery -Vintage -Eco friendly fabrics -Ethical

13 Green Wedding Tips #10 – Waste Disposal -Reduce Potential Waste -Compostable disposables -Reuse -Recycle -Compost -Donate

14 Green Wedding Tips Resources -www.greenbrideguide.comwww.greenbrideguide.com -www.earth911.comwww.earth911.com

15 Lori Hill


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