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Humanist weddings aren’t about appearances

16 December 2010

This article appeared in The Guardian last month and looks at what a humanist wedding is and why and how you might have one.

The comments below the article make interesting reading as they reflect some very strong opinions.

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How to have an ethical wedding

18 July 2009

End Human Trafficking website discusses 'How to have an ethical wedding' and points readers to ethicalweddings.com.

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Five money-saving tips for your wedding

13 June 2009

Check out these 5 top money-saving tips for your wedding from The Guardian.  Most of them will give you a greener wedding too!

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Cut the cost of your wedding reception

18 February 2009

The Guardian's 'Negotiator', Marc Lockley has some top tips for couples looking to cut their wedding budget.

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Ethical flowers for Valentine’s Day

9 February 2009

Adam Vaughan looks into ethical alternatives to the traditional bunch of roses this Valentine's Day.  Includes some useful links for soon-to-be-weds on the hunt for ethical wedding flowers.

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Average cost of wedding goes over £21,000

1 December 2008

Insurance firm, Weddingplan.com believes the cost of the average wedding has doubled over the past decade to £21,000.  As reported in The Telegraph.

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Ethical Weddings features in top 100 wedding planning blogs

July 2008

Ethical Weddings is included under the 'green' section in this pretty impressive list of 100 wedding planning blogs.  Who knew there were so many?!

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A whiter-than-white wedding

30 July 2008

A bridesmaid-to-be asks for help in her search for the perfect ethical but affordable dress.  Read Kate Carter's in-depth response.

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Go green with a vegan wedding

24 January 2008

'Couple shares a veggie-tale wedding' by Jaye Beeler, The Grand Rapids Press

The story of Jessica Humphries and Alvaro Tomaz who went green for their wedding with a completely vegan menu - article includes vegan wedding cake recipes!

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Treading Lightly Down the Aisle

21 December 2007

Chronogram: Interviews with US couples 'loving the world while showing the world you love each other' with eco chic weddings.

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Eco chic wedding tips

13 December 2007

Popular US wedding planning website, The Knot, goes green with a few eco chic wedding planning tips.

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Edinburgh couple get ethical

26 November 2007

Ben and Jess follow the advice of charity Changeworks to get a greener wedding.

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Married to the green cause

9 October 2007

Evening Chronicle, Amy Hunt: Read an interview with Ethical Weddings supplier, Lori Del Genis of Conscious Elegance, dedicated to creating ethical and eco-friendly bridalwear for a greener wedding.

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Environmental impact of weddings

23 October 2007

Encouraging news from weddingchaos.co.uk whose recent poll discovered that more than 1 in 5 brides (21.2 per cent) did consider the environment when planning their big day.  Find out more...

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Green goes mainstream

24 July 2007

Eco-friendly weddings: Green goes mainstream, Jackson Sun

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