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5 Wedding Trends That Are Bad For The Environment (And What You Can Do Instead)

By Taryn Hillin

By Kellee Khalil for

Marriage is a beautiful thing, but the average American wedding is keeping a dirty little secret — it’s estimated that each of the 2.5 million weddings that take place each year produces 400 to 600 pounds of garbage and 62 tons of carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas.

On your big day, don’t contribute to that frightening figure. Instead, in honor of Earth Day on April 22, take a look at these eco-friendly alternatives to some of the popular trends and traditions that are terrible for the environment. Read on for some great ways to green …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green