12 Green Wedding Ideas, Because Your Big Day Should Be Kind To The Environment

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Weddings can be an ordeal — but that doesn't mean they have to be bad for the environment. While traditional ceremonies and receptions can be heavy on CO2 emissions thanks to their exorbitant use of electricity, imported goods, and resulting waste, your unconventional, unique wedding doesn't have to stray from your green lifestyle with the help of some eco-friendly wedding tips. In fact, your big day can even do the planet some good.

Buy choosing local food options, reusable décor, and more, your wedding will be a bash without doing the environment a whole lot of harm. Flip through the gallery to see how else you can reduce your celebration's carbon footprint.

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