When I got married almost 4 years ago, I wasn’t exactly the “eco warrior” that I am today. Sure I sought out a park district venue, had all sorts of earthy decorations, and hand made my programs, menus, and place cards. I’ve always been woodsy and crafty. Having my invitations letterpress printed inspired me to learn the craft and start my own business, but it has taken several years of dedicated work to arrive at my current level of eco-insanity. Brides these days have far more resources to help them plan a green wedding (The Green Bride Guide is a great place to start), and far more vendors of all types are promoting green choices. More and more paper manufacturers are recognizing the importance of sustainability and are offering a wider variety of options, so just because your wedding paper products are eco-friendly doesn’t have to mean they’re drab or made of hemp. In fact, Tweedle Press can turn your own junk mail and scrap papers into beautiful, hand recycled and custom tinted papers for all your wedding goodies.
Read the rest of this blog entry, which originally appeared on The Green Bride Guide, here.