Weddings in India are all about grandeur and they also happen to generate a lot of waste as well. Here, Dia Mirza told us all about her zero waste wedding and you must take down notes of how beautifully she planned it. Who said a sustainable wedding cannot be grand and magnificent. With the right planning and some efforts, you can totally have a wedding with minimum wastage.
Scroll Down Below To Know How Dia Mirza Planned Her Zero Waste Wedding –
1. Handmade Gifts
For the wedding gifts, Dia had arranged for handcrafted woven baskets made by artisans from Meghalaya and they had also included a plant with it and ensured that everything was eco-friendly.
2. The Eco-Friendly Wedding Decor
All the decor at the wedding was done with the help of wasted twigs, wood and locally-grown flowers. She wanted to support local vendors and it also made it easily accessible and more earthy for her. Not to forget, a lot of decor elements were recyclable and on hire. Isn’t that just great.
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3. No Food Wastage At Wedding
As the wedding ceremony was kept very private and intimate, they knew exactly what their guests wanted and planned everything accordingly to ensure no food wastage.
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4. Sustainable Fashion
Dia was very sure of the fact that she did not want to have OTT bridal outfits and lehengas that would remain in the closet. So, she opted for a gorgeous Banarasi saree from Raw Mango that she could wear again and even her husband had an outfit that can be reused.
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5. No Use Of Plastic At Dia Mirza’s Zero Waste Wedding
Dia Mirza made sure that there were no plastic straws and cutlery at the wedding. She even got rid of those plastic water bottles and had glass bottles.
Well, you must take some inspiration from the actress and do your bit by choosing to shop from local homegrown brands, opt for local produce for your catering services, and purchase recycled products. Have a happy sustainable wedding.
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