What are some eco-friendly wedding-favor ideas?
As “green” weddings gain in popularity, eco-friendly favor options have become much more prevalent. Perfect for a winter wedding, soy wax candles in your wedding-day hues burn longer and cooler than petroleum-based paraffin candles. For a springtime fete, hand out seed packets so guests can start their own gardens. Even better, encourage every guest to plant a tree by offering live tree saplings. You can even make donations to your favorite nature centers, botanical gardens or conservation groups in each guest’s name. In lieu of favors, we want to make a donation to our favorite charity in each guest’s name. What’s the best way to inform our guests that we’ve done this? There are several ways to let guests know that you’ve chosen to donate to a cause in place of a wedding favor. One solution is to add a note to the bottom of the escort card or ceremony program reading, “A donation has been made in your name to (insert favorite charity’s name).” Or consider ordering or creating personal