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What is the carbon footprint for one gram of pure gold?

What is the carbon footprint for one gram of pure gold?

J. Stephen Lure

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Search for ethical wedding dress in London

I am due to go wedding dress shopping next weekend with my Mum and Sister. I currently live in London and my partner and I are trying to be ethical.

I have noticed that a lot of the suppliers for ethical wedding dresses are outside of London. I am going…

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Too many wedding photographers spoil the picture?

We can't afford to hire a professional photographer for our wedding (besides, my experience attending and being involved in several weddings and seeing the results of the pictures makes me always feel sceptical about most wedding photographers in my town), so we'll hire a trusted workmate of my future husband's…

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Alternatives to confetti

What can guests throw as we leave the venue (instead of rice or confetti?) Is bird seed still acceptable?

About our wedding
It's a historic dance hall in the Texas Hill Country. All local food, wine and beer; a vintage dress. Big family celebration with honky-tonk band and…

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Ethics of fake flowers

Are fake flowers more or less ethical than real flowers? Are there any ethical fake flowers for weddings on the market? I'm thinking it would be nice to have something to keep or give as gifts.

Helen

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Can I find ethical daisies in April?

We're getting married in late April next year, and I am daisy crazy!

We were wondering, is it possible to get ethical (UK grown/organic/Europe grown) daisy chrysanthemums at that time of year, or will they have to be one of my green compromises?? And if so, where…

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Email wedding invites

We have decided to get married in 2 months. We are only asking our closest family members and friends to attend. Would it be acceptable to email their invitations to our little celebration? We thought we would send a formal invitation and RSVP through an attachment.

Sudon

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What vegan meal would be appropriate at my wedding?

Hi, I have been with my fiancé 6 years and we are finally getting married this year.

I'm a vegan and am getting married in South Africa. I am trying to choose a meal which is simple enough for the kitchen there to make which will be…

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Approved premises for weddings

I have read that you have to get married in some sort of certified building if you want to marry in England; however I have read accounts of people getting married under an oak tree or in a barn so i feel that there must be some way to…

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Marriage blessing in church after registry office ceremony?

Hi Jan,

I would really love to have a blessing in a church after our ceremony at a registry office.

Neither my partner nor I are religous, but it would mean a lot to me for many other reasons.

We live in Brighton, but are…

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Wedding flower dilemmas

I am getting married in a diamond white dress. along with my two flower girls. I have two adult bridesmaids who are wearing hunter green dresses. I am confused as to which colour flowers to go for.. I want a tear drop trumpet lilly bouquet and the bridesmaids and…

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Reusing my mother’s wedding dress

I was wondering if you had any ideas what I could do with my mom's wedding dress for my wedding in July (I already have my dress).

She passed away 5 years ago, but I feel like I want to do something unique with it at the wedding, or photos…

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Affordable but modern conflict-free engagement rings

Where can I find an affordable but modern conflict-free engagement ring? I popped the question on Friday to my boyfriend as it's a leap year!

I don't know what came over me! So now I'm (slowly) learning how this wedding thing works as I feel like a complete amateur.

I…

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Civil partnership ceremonies

Hello Jan
I am wishing to celebrate a civil partnership in the next year. As a gay couple can
we have a service in church?

Graham

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