Bonus: Mary & Emma on Sustainable Weddings {Part 1}

Bonus Episode: Planning a "Sustainable" Wedding: A Peek Into Our Process {PART 1}

Mary and Emma Discuss Low Waste & Sustainability Goals for Emma’s Wedding

In the first of this bonus series on sustainable weddings, Mary and Emma discuss the challenges of planning their family celebration without the excessive waste that is typical in the industry. With Emma’s big day coming up in a couple of months, Mary and Emma find themselves confronting the logistics behind their sustainable, low-waste goals for this event. 


Topics Discussed

  • How we reconciled our wedding dreams and visions with our desire for ease, enjoyment and sustainability
  • Discussing the big issues in wedding planning through the lens of simplicity, cost, logistics, and low waste 
  • The venue
  • The dress
  • Flowers
  • Food & food waste
  • The gift registry
  • The Bridal party (or lack thereof)


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Original music by John Kingsley. Our technical partner for this series is CitizenRacecar, Post-Production by Alex Brouwer and José Miguel Baez, Coordinated by Gabriela Montequin and Mary Ball. The Good Dirt is a part of the Connectd Podcasts Network.

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