For Conscious Couples
The Sustainable Wedding Alliance is a network of environmentally aware wedding businesses striving to make their businesses and the weddings they produce more sustainable.
What is the Sustainable Wedding Alliance?
How important is sustainability to you and your wedding?
Looking for sustainable suppliers?
Planning Blog for Conscious Couples
Congratulations to Hayne House Wedding Venue, our first accredited member. Hayne House have been working hard to make the venue more sustainable. Reviewing their waste, removing single use plastic and joining the Race to Zero campaign.
Event Cycle: Saving leftover event items from landfill and creating a positive impact in the process
Event Cycle was created to tackle the problem of single-use items at events and weddings across the UK, preventing things being sent to landfill, ensuring they have a life after your wedding.
Sustainable fashion is about slowing down the process, looking at all the elements that go into making a garment, and considering the environmental and social impact of the end product. But where do you start when looking for a sustainable wedding dress?
Kate Atkinson, Founder of Bridal Reloved and Sustainable Wedding Alliance Ambassador tell us how buying a wedding dress can be sustainable.
Planning a sustainable wedding
“Organising a wedding is hard enough, I don’t want to feel bad about creating unnecessary waste or harming the environment! I want my wedding to be a positive experience for everyone so I’m doing my best to make it sustainable as possible.” Abena Poku-Awuah
The Sustainable Wedding Alliance’s mission is to drive change to create a more sustainable wedding industry. Raising awareness and tackling climate change and attitudes, by proactively encouraging businesses to develop future thinking strategies and make responsible decisions.
We believe that we are trustees of this planet and it’s our duty to not only make sure it survives but thrives. We respect not only the planet in our care but all those that walk on it.
As a purpose driven business, our values are such an important part of who we are and what we do.
We act with integrity at all times | We respect our planet and all that live on it | We promote collaboration over competition | We are open and honest in our communication | We embrace change, new ideas and approaches | We are continuously learning and improving | We empower our communities, giving them the confidence and support they need to thrive