Event venues and vendors are putting more effort into being eco-friendly, as Lauren Kay, an executive editor at The Knot, a leading wedding publication, AP通信に語った.
“A lot of vendors are really educating themselves on ways to be more sustainable in an effort to meet the demand,” 彼女はAPに話しました. “We’re seeing across the board much more interest and recognition around sustainability.”
The wedding magazine updated its annual Real Weddings Report for 2021 2月中, which revealed that one in five couples said they incorporated “sustainable elements” to make their “wedding eco-friendly” 昨年.
ほぼ 70% の 15,000 couples surveyed by The Knot told the publication they did or plan to — if they have a wedding in 2022 — include environmentally friendly activities and decor, such as buying secondhand or upcycled items, using recycled paper and minimizing single-use products and food waste.
Nearly one in three couples think that vendors “should be more proactive in providing eco-friendly suggestions” in addition to providing “トランスペアレント” sustainability practices, The Knot’s annual wedding survey also reported.
Sustainable wedding services that have caught couples’ eyes include wedding attire consignment or thrifting, accessory rentals, post-event food donations, faux flowers, recycled invitation paper, biodegradable products and clean energy sources.
The Associated Press cited a real-life couple, Lena Kazer and Quinn Alvarez, ロサンゼルスの, as an example of one that held a sustainable wedding.
土曜日, 五月 21, the couple tied the knot in their backyard with 38 of their closest friends and family.
They opted to use their household furniture in place of seating rentals, minimal floral decor, thrift-store ornaments, batch cocktails and recyclable or compostable dinnerware, including utensils, cups and plates.
Kazer wore her sister’s wedding dress and her mother’s veil, which gave the items a second life.