Green wedding gifts are available at many retailers across the country, both online and on site. Many offer the ability to set up a green wedding gift registry to further simplify the process for your guests and eliminate the need for you to return multiples of the same item. One of the hottest trends in green wedding gifts is no gift at all. Many couples are requesting that their guests donate to their favourite charity in lieu of gifts.
Select a green wedding gift is that is meaningful for the couple and is in keeping with their lifestyle.
- Practical or decorative items from socially responsible retailers
- Organic gardening books, seeds, or implements
- Home delivery of organic produce and groceries
- Gift baskets of sustainable items
- Magazine subscriptions
- Gift certificates for services, restaurants, theatre, museums, or sporting events and activities
Green wedding gift registries offer a practical solution to finding the right item and can encompass a wide variety of goods and services.
- Sporting goods
- Outdoor gear
- Household necessities
- Accessories for the home
Keep in mind that gifts for members of your wedding party should also be local, fair trade, handmade, or organic. Opt for green wedding gifts that are thoughtful and useful – organic wine, fair trade coffee and tea, homemade preserves, beeswax candles, handmade soaps, or gift certificates. You may also choose to honour their contribution to your wedding by making a charitable donation in their honour to an organization that they support.
To purchase green wedding gifts from a socially responsible retailer