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Weddings have always been fashionable events, from the sparkling decorations to the bride's stunning wedding dress. It is only recently, however, that “going green” started to come into fashion. ...

Weddings have always been fashionable events, from the sparkling decorations to the bride's stunning wedding dress. It is only recently, however, that “going green” started to come into fashion. More people than ever are starting to take steps to reduce their carbon footprint, and brides are hopping on the eco-train, as well!

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  • 09/09/2011 11:47 blog.dresses-shopping.com Green Wedding Strategy – Wedding Dress Preservation down to a beautiful wedding dress, but you will also be benefitting the world in many ways. Be sure to announce your Green Wedding strategies as part of your wedding announcement, in your wedding program or even at your wedding venue. Your guests will focus more on the ways you have adapted your wedding choices to a green strategy. Let your guests know that your wedding dress was passed down from another generation, that your wedding announcements are printed on recycled paper…or any other number of green choices you have made. Benefits to the Environment from a Green Wedding Statistics predict 2.5 million weddings this year, and they estimate that each will produce up to 62 pounds of carbon dioxide and up to 600 pounds of garbage and waste materials. Wow! This is, by far, the most significant benefit to having a green wedding. When you think of all of the supplies that go into W eddings have always been fashionable planning a wedding, plus all of the food that is ty- events, from the sparkling decorations to pically left over, these numbers aren’t actually that the bride’s stunning wedding dress. It surprising. What is surprising is the fact that if is only recently, however, that “going greenâ€� each engaged couple had changed just one part of started to come into fashion. More people than their wedding to be more Earth friendly, those num- ever are starting to take steps to reduce their carbon bers would drop dramatically. footprint, and brides are hopping on the eco-train, as well! Green Wedding Benefits to Your Budgetjoliprint It is currently considered very classy and res- ponsible to throw a green wedding, sacrificing a small portion of glitz and glamour in respect of the The typical wedding averages $40,000. Choosing Earth. You can still have a great wedding, right green materials and making green choices can lower Printed with this number significantly. Picking a natural fabric http://blog.dresses-shopping.com/green-wedding-strategy-wedding-dress-preservation/ Page 1
  • 09/09/2011 11:47 blog.dresses-shopping.com Green Wedding Strategy – Wedding Dress Preservation for your wedding gown, or a recycled material for wedding gown restyled by a skilled wedding gown your invitations, could save a lot of money in the seamstress if necessary. And if you don’t have long run. Also consider an organic three course a family wedding gown to wear, consider buying meal to cut back on waste, and think about donating a second hand wedding dress where you will save your leftovers to a food shelter. money and the environment. Remember that wedding gown preservation is another way to keep your wedding green so your next generation can wear your wedding dress. You can also consider selling your wedding dress at a consignment shop because this is truly the ultimate in wedding dress recycling. Whether pre-owned wedding dresses or second generation wedding dresses are in your green wedding plans, it’s a great choice to consider. Social Benefits The wedding industry is currently estimated around $60 billion a year! And much of this money is going into the hands of large corporations that pay little to no attention to their effect on the Earth and its natural resources. Dealing with eco-friendly vendors will leave you with do-gooder feelings, as well as spread out the money to businesses that probably deserve it more! Wedding Dress Preservationjoliprint A secong generation wedding gown handed down from Mother to Daughter is a great way to save mo- ney, create wedding memories and enhance your Printed with green wedding goals. Consider having a family http://blog.dresses-shopping.com/green-wedding-strategy-wedding-dress-preservation/ Page 2
  • 09/09/2011 11:47 blog.dresses-shopping.com Green Wedding Strategy – Wedding Dress Preservation Read More: Pick Up Comfortable One Soulder Wedding Dresses How to buy gorgeous evening dresses for the young ladies How to Choose the Modest Beach Wedding Dresses The wedding is over and the most important (and likely most expensive) dress you will ever own is one of your only keepsakes aside from your wed- ding pictures. The sentimental value that it carries often motivates many brides to keep it for use in the future whether it be worn by a friend or even by their own daughter. In order to be sure it will stay such a valuable piece, you need to find a reliable pro- fessional to clean, process and package your gown.joliprint As much as I love do it yourself tasks, this is one place I do not recommend you take financial short- cuts. That out of the way, there are a few key rules to follow in terms of wedding dress preservation. Printed with http://blog.dresses-shopping.com/green-wedding-strategy-wedding-dress-preservation/ Page 3