Wildlife-friendly Wedding Guide

Wildlife-friendly Wedding Guide Social Media Kit

Weddings are a multi-billion-dollar-a-year industry in the United States. With all of the associated costs — from travel and food to flowers and party favors — the “big day” often comes at a big expense to wildlife and the environment.

We created this toolkit so you (an eco-conscious vendor) could share with couples interested in your venue all of the ways they can make more sustainable choices.

 

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Shareable graphics:

Share these on Facebook , Twitter , or download to share on other platforms. Sample posts and tweets are provided below.

If you want to use the Center’s logo, our logo style guide has different versions depending on your needs.

 


 

Wildlife-friendly Wedding Guide

Include the planet in your happily ever after

Say I Do to a Wildlife-friendly Wedding

 

Mined diamonds create 80% more emissions than man-made diamonds.

Nearly 70% of flowers sold in the United States are grown in Colombia.

Coastal cleanups have found up to 40 pieces of balloon per beach mile.

10% of all wedding food is wasted.

 

Sample Facebook Posts:
  • Weddings are a multi-billion-dollar-a-year industry in the United States. With all of the associated costs, the big day often comes at a big expense to wildlife and the environment. Say "I do" to a #WildlifeFriendlyWedding from @PopulationSustainability: www.WildlifeFriendlyWedding.com [WildlifeFriendlyWeddings.jpg]
  • The carbon cost of travel for a wedding can be enormous. Include the planet in your happily ever after and get more Wildlife-friendly Wedding tips from @PopulationSustainability at: www.WildlifeFriendlyWedding.com [WFWG-TravelInfographic.jpg]
  • Compared to the average wedding meal, a vegetarian menu reduces emissions by 75%, but a vegan menu reduces emissions by more than 90%! Get more Wildlife-friendly Wedding tips from @PopulationSustainability at: www.WildlifeFriendlyWedding.com [WFWG-FoodInfographic.jpg]
  • Diamonds made in a lab sparkle with the added benefits of avoiding the environmental destruction and social injustices linked to mining. www.WildlifeFriendlyWedding.com [WFWdiamonds.jpg]
  • The transportation and energy costs of importing flowers add to your carbon footprint. Choose native, local flowers to reduce your impact and support pollinators. www.WildlifeFriendlyWedding.com [WFWflowers.jpg]
  • Balloons threaten marine wildlife, so opt for litter-free decorations and sendoffs. www.WildlifeFriendlyWedding.com [WFWtrash.jpg]
  • Caterers overestimate food amounts to avoid having hungry guests; talk to your caterer about avoiding waste, and plan for using leftovers. www.WildlifeFriendlyWedding.com [WFWfood.jpg]
  • Wedding season is here and the “big day” can come at a big expense to wildlife. For #WildlifeFriendlyWedding tips and to calculate your wedding’s carbon footprint go to: www.WildlifeFriendlyWedding.com/calc [video: WFWG.mp4]

 

Sample Tweets:
  • Weddings are a multi-billion-dollar-a-year industry in the United States. With all of the associated costs, the big day often comes at a big expense to wildlife and the environment. Say "I do" to a #WildlifeFriendlyWedding from @ChooseWild: www.WildlifeFriendlyWedding.com [WildlifeFriendlyWeddings.jpg]
  • The carbon cost of travel for a wedding can be enormous. Include the planet in your happily ever after and get more Wildlife-friendly Wedding tips from @ChooseWild at: www.WildlifeFriendlyWedding.com [WFWG-TravelInfographic.jpg]
  • Compared to the average wedding meal, a vegetarian menu reduces emissions by 75%, but a vegan menu reduces emissions by more than 90%! Get more Wildlife-friendly Wedding tips from @ChooseWild at: www.WildlifeFriendlyWedding.com [WFWG-FoodInfographic.jpg]
  • Diamonds made in a lab sparkle with the added benefits of avoiding the environmental destruction and social injustices linked to mining. www.WildlifeFriendlyWedding.com [WFWdiamonds.jpg]
  • The transportation and energy costs of importing flowers add to your carbon footprint. Choose native, local flowers to reduce your impact and support pollinators. www.WildlifeFriendlyWedding.com [WFWflowers.jpg]
  • Balloons threaten marine wildlife, so opt for litter-free decorations and sendoffs. www.WildlifeFriendlyWedding.com [WFWtrash.jpg]
  • Caterers overestimate food amounts to avoid having hungry guests; talk to your caterer about avoiding waste, and plan for using leftovers. www.WildlifeFriendlyWedding.com [WFWfood.jpg]
  • Wedding season is here and the “big day” can come at a big expense to wildlife. For #WildlifeFriendlyWedding tips and to calculate your wedding’s carbon footprint go to: www.WildlifeFriendlyWedding.com/calc [video: WFWG.mp4]

 

Sample Instagram Posts:
  • Weddings are a multi-billion-dollar-a-year industry in the United States. With all of the associated costs, the big day often comes at a big expense to wildlife and the environment. Say "I do" to a #WildlifeFriendlyWedding from @CrowdedPlanet: www.WildlifeFriendlyWedding.com [WildlifeFriendlyWeddings.jpg]
  • The carbon cost of travel for a wedding can be enormous. Include the planet in your happily ever after and get more Wildlife-friendly Wedding tips from @CrowdedPlanet at: www.WildlifeFriendlyWedding.com [WFWG-TravelInfographic.jpg]
  • Compared to the average wedding meal, a vegetarian menu reduces emissions by 75%, but a vegan menu reduces emissions by more than 90%! Get more Wildlife-friendly Wedding tips from @CrowdedPlanet at: www.WildlifeFriendlyWedding.com [WFWG-FoodInfographic.jpg]
  • Diamonds made in a lab sparkle with the added benefits of avoiding the environmental destruction and social injustices linked to mining. www.WildlifeFriendlyWedding.com [WFWdiamonds.jpg]
  • The transportation and energy costs of importing flowers add to your carbon footprint. Choose native, local flowers to reduce your impact and support pollinators. www.WildlifeFriendlyWedding.com [WFWflowers.jpg]
  • Balloons threaten marine wildlife, so opt for litter-free decorations and sendoffs. www.WildlifeFriendlyWedding.com [WFWtrash.jpg]
  • Caterers overestimate food amounts to avoid having hungry guests; talk to your caterer about avoiding waste, and plan for using leftovers. www.WildlifeFriendlyWedding.com [WFWfood.jpg]
  • Wedding season is here and the “big day” can come at a big expense to wildlife. For #WildlifeFriendlyWedding tips and to calculate your wedding’s carbon footprint go to: www.WildlifeFriendlyWedding.com/calc [video: WFWG.mp4]