You care about the environment. You certainly don't want your wedding to contribute to the already existing environmental problems going on in the world. If you're going eco-friendly for your big day, skip wedding favors that your guests may easily forget or can't reuse. Gift something that actively helps the environment. The best eco-friendly wedding favors do their part to create a sustainable lifestyle. Need some ideas? Check out some of our earth-friendly favorites.
1. Grow Plants with Seeded Paper
These picket fence-shaped seed papers provide a small and sleek favor your guests can grab on their way out the door. The personalized card commemorates the event with your names and the date of the wedding. When guests get home, they just stick the paper in the ground and wildflowers will sprout in its place. The bees will love it!
2. Craft Birdseed Favors
If you're looking for a DIY project, craft these hangable heart-shaped birdseed favors. These wedding favors are for the birds. They're especially perfect for those who love bird-watching.
3. Reach for the Mason Jars
Gone are the days when a plastic bottle of water was sufficient. For an eco-friendly alternative, hand out these mason jar mugs. They go perfectly with reusable straws and can be used countless times.
4. Provide Happy Homes with Planters and Flower Pots
Want to encourage your guests to be as eco-friendly and plant-loving as you are? Send them home with these square flower pots. This way, they'll have a new home for their favorite or new plant.
5. Create a DIY Terrarium Bar
Then again, you might want to provide the plants, as well. A great alternative to traditional wedding favors is the terrarium bar. Supply the plants, jars, dirt, and accessories so each guest's terrarium is as unique as they are.
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