Generally speaking, conventional wedding invitations made from trees, toxic ink and the manufacturing process is often caused pollution. If you don’t want that invites on your wedding, you can choose from one type from the following earth friendly wedding invitation ideas.
Many eco friendly people will use email to send out wedding invites instead of traditional paper cards. At the same time, e-invites are also economical because they are most often free. There is another way to adopt paperless invitations, that’s calling your guests. By comparing with the e-invites this method may cost you a lot of money. By considering your wedding budget, you had better choose e-invites.
If you like paper wedding invitations, there are still some ways to help you make earth friendly wedding invitation cards. One of the good ideas is to use recycled paper. Do you know that each ton of recycled paper saves 17 trees, 7,000 gallons of water and prevents 60 pounds of pollutions from entering the atmosphere? And this type of paper comes in different styles and color choices, so that it’s easy for you to choose a suitable type.
If you don’t like using recycled paper to make your wedding invites, you can choose other alternative fiber to create your cards, such as bamboo and cotton. However, these material may be more expensive that the recycled paper. One the other hand, they are more refined and elegant than an ordinary invitation.
If you still want to use paper wedding invitations there are some things you can do to make them earth friendly. Eco friendly wedding invitation cards should not have multiple inserts. You should try to combine all the information that needs to be added to the invite on one sheet of paper, or create a wedding website with the added details. At the same time, have your guest answer you by phone rather than replying by the response cards and the respective envelopes. However, if you are eager to using a response card with your invitation, use a postcard design to eliminate a return mailing envelope and to save on the return postage.
There are still some other ways to plan a green wedding by using eco-friendly wedding invites. Just use your imagination and creativity you can have the special wedding cards to make your wedding more memorable and meaningful.