The Green Bride Guide: How to Create an Earth-Friendly Wedding on Any Budget (Google eBook)

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Sourcebooks, Inc., Dec 1, 2008 - Reference - 304 pages
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Your Wedding: Beautiful and Sustainable. Just Like Your Marriage

The Green Bride Guide has everything eco-conscious couples need to make their event more sustainable. Green wedding veteran and environmentalist Kate L. Harrison offers hundreds of eco-friendly choices in one handy reference.

Emphasizing elegance and individual taste, The Green Bride Guide covers all aspects of the big day and beyond.

  • Engagement
  • Location
  • Invitations
  • Bridal party attire
  • Flowers
  • The ceremony
  • The reception
  • Gifts
  • The honeymoon

Whether you want to include just a few green elements in your decor or have a carbon-neutral wedding with local organic food and a peace silk dress, you'll fi nd the resources you need to pull it off with panache. And you can plan a gorgeous green event on any budget - Kate offers options in every price category.

Paired with a website and complete with vendor worksheets, The Green Bride Guide is an invaluable reference for anyone interested in planning an elegant, exciting, eco-friendly wedding.

Say "I Do" and Save The Planet

  

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Review: The Green Bride Guide: How to Create an Earth-Friendly Wedding on Any Budget

User Review  - Ashley Binder - Goodreads

Some helpful green tips for any budget Read full review

Review: The Green Bride Guide: How to Create an Earth-Friendly Wedding on Any Budget

User Review  - Becky Crowe - Goodreads

Good links to websites to check out for materials and whatnots. Also includes real info about what types of foods are happier than others, info about jewelry sourcing, etc. More comprehensive than the "everything" guide. Read full review

Contents

Rules of Engagements
1
Location Location Location
17
Here Comes the Ecoc hic Bride
31
Greening the Groom and Bridal Party
64
Say It Green with SavetheDates Invitations and Wedding Websites
76
Gathering the Green Flowers
93
Going GreenTransportation and Guest Comfort
110
A Ceremony on Earth
129
Giving and Receiving Green
204
Planning an Ecofabulous Honeymoon
229
Conclusion
247
Sustainability Worksheets
249
Recommended Reading
261
Key Resources
265
Index
273
About the Author
283

The Green Reception
138
Gastronomically GreenFood and Drink
166
Green Music and Memories
194
Back Cover
285
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About the author (2008)

Kate L. Harrison (Connecticut) graduated from Vassar College with a major in Environmental Conservation and Sustainable Development. After school, she moved to Berkeley, CA, where she worked in environmental education and outreach. She holds a J.D. from Pace Law School and is currently finishing her master's degree in Environmental Policy, Law, and Economics from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. She wrote The Green Bride Guide after she and her husband Barry planned their own green wedding in 2007.

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