Not only are they super practical and useful on the wedding day and beyond, but they’re also much more kind to Mother Nature, which we love.
1. Wedding confetti
Instead of glitter and rice, opt for dried flowers for guests to throw in the air at your exit. What could be more romantic?
What could be more meaningful than to participate in your friends and loved ones planting loads of trees in celebration of your wedding? Just buy these seedlings and place the roots in a small burlap bag. Tie with a paper tag customized with your date, names, or phrase about love.
3. Plantable pens and pencils
Reduce 6g of plastic with these biodegradable pens. The pen contains the seeds of fruit, vegetable, and herb plants - just stick the pen in the soil when you’re done with it.
4. Seed Packets
Give your guests a favor to remember when you purchase these seed packets. Don’t waste your energy and resources on favors guests will toss right away. This is something everyone can look forward to!
Guests will love these yummy soap bars made with tea tree, peppermint, coconut, chocolate, rose, sage, coffee, lemon, citrus, eucalyptus, lavender, pine, grapefruit, and rosemary: all of which can contribute to healthy, glowing skin.
Ditch the plastic and check out these beautiful shampoo and conditioner bars that are made with argan oil, shea butter, ginseng root, coconut oil and other essential oils that’ll nourish your tresses. They give you all the benefits of regular shampoo but without the waste of a plastic bottle and according to reviews, these bars last long. Additionally, they’re shipped in a biodegradable box so it can be thrown in a compost.
Instead of tossing your thank-you card, your guests and loved ones will enjoy receiving these plantable cards, allowing them to magically grow poppies, purslanes or petunias by placing the cards in well-moistened soil and watering regularly. How’s that for multipurpose?
8. Make a donation
Put an ax to that carbon footprint altogether by skipping out on purchasing anything at all. Instead, put those dollars to a cause your guests are fond of. You can even pick out a few charities and poll everyone, that way they feel like they’re part of the process.
9. Compostable plates
These adorable plates are compostable and look like bamboo. They are made from 100% fallen palm leafs! Can you get more eco-friendly? They come in 10” and 8” sizes.
10. Burlap gift bags
The sky is the limit to what you can put in these eco burlap party bags. Make a custom stamp with your names or monogram for the paper tag and attach with the provided just rope. You could use a calligraphy pen for an elegant look. Fill with your favorite coffee or candy, lavender or flower seeds! These are around 50 cents each.
11. Wooden cutlery
Made of 100% birch wood, this cutlery option looks great and is not plastic - which is also great. This set is nice because you get all three types: forks, spoons, and knives.
12. Rustic branch name holders
Beautiful your seating holders with these rustic eco-friendly card holders made from branches. You could even make them yourself if you’re handy with a saw! DIY cottage core?
13. Tealight candle holder
Awww, these are so pretty. Tealight candle holders made from branches and hollowed out to hold the included candles. Your guests will actually use this! You can customize them SO many ways, too!