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Eco Friendly Wisdom

Pearl Button Bridal by Sandra Henri PhotographyEnjoying a long career photographing weddings, it was a ‘mid life opportunity’ that drew Sandra on another path. Having witnessed the trend toward lavish and extravagant weddings, it was clear that there was less and less meaning centred around the two people actually saying ‘I do’. Returning from time

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Working on The Green Issue has been such a joy. Talking to and learning from eco-friendly wedding vendors has truly been eyeopening. I love that no matter who we are or what we do, we can always find ways to do things better, smarter and that have less of a negative impact on the environment.Today

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The conversations around climate change, plastic pollution and the war on waste is enough to make anyone planning their wedding day want to be more environmentally friendly. I know it was for us. When we think about weddings the images conjured up are usually far from eco. But what if I told you a wedding

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Image via Katie and Tyler’s Whimsical Hunter Valley Wedding, photography by Samuel Jacob PhotographyWhat better time to celebrate the beautiful earth or make good on any of your eco related resolutions for the year than at your wedding. We have been inspired by the large number of companies taking a stance on environmental issues and

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If you’re on the journey to more clean and sustainable living, you’ll likely also have started hunting for more natural products and services for your wedding day. Choosing a venue is the starting point for most events. One eco-friendly alternative to a marquee is to get married outdoors in a hand made yurt.Although these structures

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Going green! This month on Polka Dot Bride, we are exploring waste-free and sustainable weddings. Unfortunately, throwing a big event often results in a tonne of waste, from the leftover food and the dress that is just worn once, to the confetti that is tossed into the air then almost immediately is swept up and

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