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All The Things Ceremonies

All The Things Ceremonies

Asheville, NC

All The Things Ceremonies

Specializing in LGBTQ+ weddings and elopements in and around Asheville!

-Contracts and other documents are all digital.
-Promotes local and sustainable vendors.
-Sources materials locally and sustainably.

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Website Contact Form

An Event to Remember

An Event to Remember

North Carolina, USA

An Event to Remember

Wedding & Event Planning.

-Contracts are digital.
-Promotes local & sustainable businesses.
-Provides a living wage to all employees.

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Bess and Beau Planning + Design

Bess and Beau Planning + Design

Hillsborough, NC

Bess and Beau Planning + Design

Your story beautifully told.

-Contracts and other documents are all digital.
-Promotes local and sustainable vendors.

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Blueprints Wedding & Event Coordination

Blueprints Wedding & Event Coordination

Greensboro, NC

Blueprints Wedding & Event Coordination

Creating wedding blueprints that allow our couples to relax and enjoy their special day.

-Contracts and other documents are all digital.
-Create waste disposal plan for each event.

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Cannon Catering

Cannon Catering

Raleigh, NC

Cannon Catering

Enjoy the Moment, Remember the Food.

-Contracts and other documents are all digital.
-Sources ingredients seasonally and locally when possible.
-Offers plant-based and/or vegan menu options.
-Staff prepared to sort & properly dispose of trash AND recycling (and compost, if service is in use).
-Leftover food is packed up rather than disposed of.

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Compass Rose Coordination

Compass Rose Coordination

Norfolk, VA

Compass Rose Coordination

Seamlessly integrating wedding logistics with earth-conscious decisions!

- Contracts & other documents are all digital
- Promotes local & sustainable vendors
- Provides a living wage to all employees
- Focuses on environmental education with clients & vendors
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Dogwood Gatherings and Events

Dogwood Gatherings and Events

North Carolina, Virginia, South Carolina USA

Dogwood Gatherings and Events

Event Planning & Stationary

-Contracts are digital.
-Promotes local & sustainable businesses.
-Provides a living wage to all employees.
-Offers website creation & digital stationary.

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Emily Katherine Events

Emily Katherine Events

North Carolina, USA

Emily Katherine Events

Focusing on sustainable and locally sourced weddings.​

-Contracts are digital.
-Promotes local & sustainable businesses.
-Donates leftover flowers to Meals on Wheels.
-Focuses on environmental education with clients & vendors.

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FauxReal Flowers

FauxReal Flowers

Raleigh, NC

FauxReal Flowers

Sustainable, rent-and-return flowers - so you can get your luxury dream look at a fraction of the price.

-Contracts and other documents are all digital.
-Provides a living wage to all employees.
-Rents vases instead of purchasing new for every client.
-Rent and re-use faux flowers!

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Gather Green

Gather Green

Durham, NC

Gather Green

Waste Recovery for Events

-Provides waste prevention and diversion consultations for events.

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Hill House

Hill House

Durham, NC

Hill House

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Joint Venture Jewelry

Joint Venture Jewelry

Cary, NC

Joint Venture Jewelry

Consignment Jewelry.

-Contracts and other documents are digital.
-Provides a living wage to all employees.
-Secondhand/consignment attire is available.

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KaraMia Events

KaraMia Events

North Carolina, USA

KaraMia Events

Eco-Ethical Event Planning​

-Contracts are digital.
-Promotes local & sustainable businesses.
-Creates waste disposal plan for each event.
-Focuses on environmental education with clients & vendors.

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Lovestruck Beauty Co

Lovestruck Beauty Co

Durham, NC

Lovestruck Beauty Co

Colorist. Precision cutting. Bridal & Makeup.

-Contracts and other documents are all digital.
-Uses products that are EWG verified, organic, or vegan.
-When possible, tools are reusable and sanitized rather than disposable.
-Product packaging is recycled.

Contact:

Website Contact Form: http://www.lovestruckbeauty.info

Meg's Ceremonies

Meg's Ceremonies

Davis, CA

Meg's Ceremonies

Handcrafted, Unique, All You!

-Contracts and other documents are all digital.
-Promotes local and sustainable vendors.
-Focus on environmental education with clients & vendors.
-1% of fees donated to One Tree Planted.
-Home office incorporates LED lights, solar, composting, & recycling.

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Ministry Makeup

Ministry Makeup

Haw River, NC

Ministry Makeup

Non-Denominational Ordained Minister

-Contracts and other documents are all digital.

Contact:

Amy@ministrymakeup.net
919-368-4951 (text)

Old Lystra Inn

Old Lystra Inn

Chapel Hill, NC

Old Lystra Inn

1890s Farmhouse

-Provides a living wage to all employees.
-On-site recycling available.
-Contracts and other documents are all digital.
-LED lighting throughout venue.
-Subscribes to time-of-use electric rates
- House uses smart thermostats, electric utility override, and occupancy sensors.
-House features additional energy saving features including: window film, weatherstripping, insulated garage doors, Energy Star appliances, low flow toilets.
-low VOC paints used in the house.
-Landscaping includes drought tolerant grass and shrubs, shade trees, and extensive use of mulch.
-Pervious pathways and parking.
-Stormwater-slowing landscape design.
-Well water and onsite septic.
-Farms sustainable bamboo for both culms and sprouts.
-Resells or donates unwanted items.

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Poppy + Veil Ceremonies

Poppy + Veil Ceremonies

Ashland, Oregon

Poppy + Veil Ceremonies

Love Story Celebrant & Guide

-Contracts and other documents are all digital.
-Promotes local and sustainable vendors.
-Focuses on environmental education with clients & vendors.
-Any business gifts are local, fair trade, etc.
-All errands are run on a cargo bike or in one drive trip.
-Conscientious of paper choices and printing (uses a tank printer).
-Recycles in the office.
-Office uses LED bulbs.
-Uses green or natural cleaning products and reusable/washable linens.
-Encourages couples to use sustainable offerings in rituals, etc.

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Raven Shutley Studios

Raven Shutley Studios

Atlanta, GA

Raven Shutley Studios

Wedding Photography for those following their instincts, staying true to their nature, and who are in gorgeous & unapologetic love.

-Contracts and other documents are all digital.
-Majority of product is delivered digitally to encourage minimal/intentional printing.
-Client gifts are intentionally curated to cut down on plastic consumption.
-Albums & prints are shipped directly from printer to client to minimize shipping impact.
-Partners with an album company who is committed to sustainability.
-Albums made with biodegradable glue and recycled fibers.
-Camera and lighting batteries are rechargeable.
-Provides a living wage to all employees and subcontractors.
-Personal goals: Increasing composting at home and decreasing plastic consumption!

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Reverend Katherine Dupree

Reverend Katherine Dupree

Durham, NC

Reverend Katherine Dupree

Weddings, Gatherings, and Rituals

-Sources materials locally.
-Promotes local and sustainable vendors.

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SELLSAGE LLC

SELLSAGE LLC

Ships Nationwide

SELLSAGE LLC

Eco-friendly Tableware and other Products

-Promotes local and sustainable vendors.
-Focuses on environmental education with clients & vendors.
-Consults scientific testing and validation in sourcing new products.
-Offers compostable products.

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Sage & Swift

Sage & Swift

Durham, NC

Sage & Swift

Gourmet Catering.

-Contracts and other documents are all digital.
-Offers compostable disposables INSTEAD of plastic.
-Sources ingredients seasonally and locally when possible.
-Offers plant-based and/or vegan menu options.
-Provides a living wage to all employees.
-Staff prepared to sort & properly dispose of trash AND recycling (and compost, if service is in use).​

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Silk Stem Collective

Silk Stem Collective

Shorewood, IL, Ships Nationwide

Silk Stem Collective

Rent-and-Return Flowers

-Contracts and other documents are all digital.
-100% foam free floral design
-Floral return program ensures arrangements will be reused.
-Provides living wage to all employees.
-Rents vases instead or purchasing new for every client.

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Suarez and Co. Events

Suarez and Co. Events

NC & the East Coast

Suarez and Co. Events

Extraordinary Events,
Flawless Execution

-Contracts and other documents are all digital.
-Promotes local and sustainable vendors.
-Creates waste disposal plan for each event.

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Tiwa Lawrence Makeup Artist

Tiwa Lawrence Makeup Artist

North Carolina, USA

Tiwa Lawrence Makeup Artist

Bridal Makeup Artist + Beauty Educator​

-Contracts and other documents are digital.
-When possible, tools are sanitized & reused.
-Uses products with a packaging return program.
-Recycles product packaging when possible.
-Uses some organic and vegan products and tools.

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Watts Filmmaking

Watts Filmmaking

Greensboro, NC

Watts Filmmaking

Your Story, Illuminated.

-Contracts and other documents are digital.
-Majority of final product is delivered digitally to encourage minimal/intentional printing.
-Batteries are rechargeable.
-Old gear is sold, donated, or recycled.

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Windy Hill Farm

Windy Hill Farm

Cedar Grove, NC

Windy Hill Farm

Focusing on conservation and stewardship.

-Contracts and other documents are all digital.
-On-site composting available.
-Solar powered amenities.
-Low-water restroom facilities.
-Partners with local, sustainably minded vendors.
-Maintains permeable surfaces (i.e. no paved surfaces.
-Farm & venue are in conservation (protected from future development)

Contact:

919.439.4638

visitwindyhill.com

Always Faithful

Always Faithful

North Carolina, USA

Always Faithful

Donna Brown, wedding officiant.

-Contracts and other documents are all digital.
-Promotes local and sustainable vendors.

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Backyard Bees

Backyard Bees

Long Island, New York

Backyard Bees

Skin Sweetness... Inspired by Nature

-Contracts and other documents are digital.
-Promotes local and sustainable vendors.
-Focuses on environmental education with clients & vendors.
-Packaging is plastic free.
-Packaging is recycled and up-cycled when possible.
-Materials are sourced sustainably and locally.
-Uses an green energy web hosting provider.

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Bill Scott Pavilion

Bill Scott Pavilion

Raleigh, NC

Bill Scott Pavilion

Outdoor, lakeside reception venue

-Contracts and other documents are all digital.
-On-site recycling available.
-Partners with local, sustainably minded vendors.
-Reusable decor included with rental.
-Low VOC paint products used in remodeling.
-Grounds maintained using natural cleaning methods.
-LED lighting.

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Bovara Studios

Bovara Studios

North Carolina, USA

Bovara Studios

Artistic, cinematic wedding video.

-Contracts and other documents are digital.
-Majority of final product is delivered digitally.
-Batteries are rechargeable (in camera and lighting).

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Celebrations for Every Season, LLC

Celebrations for Every Season, LLC

Seattle, WA

Celebrations for Every Season, LLC

Vintage tabletop party rentals in the Pacific Northwest.

-Most rentals are sourced second hand from thrift stores.
-Rentals are packed using thrifted flannel and are delivered in thrifted boxes & baskets.
-When refurbishing, low VOC chalk paint is used.
-Rentals are cleaned with plant derived cleaning products.
-Rentals are cleaned/laundered on site.
-Contracts and other documents are all digital.
-Promotes local and sustainable businesses.

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Copper Key Photo

Copper Key Photo

Durham, NC

Copper Key Photo

Photographer and Urban Farmer, Zero Waste Advocate.

-Contracts and other documents are digital.
-Majority of final product is delivered digitally to encourage minimal/intentional printing.
-Batteries are rechargeable (in camera and lighting).
-Provides a living wage to all employees.
-Office is energy efficient- computer keyboard & mouse are charged via cable, home office is solar powered.
-Business cards are made with repurposed paper & ink from the flea market.
-Clothing is 100% organic cotton, fair trade and sustainably made.
-Zero waste at events- bring own reusable napkin and water bottle.

Contact:

646-207-8642

Eco & Ivory Event Design

Eco & Ivory Event Design

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Eco & Ivory Event Design

Events tailored to you and the greater good.

-Contracts and other documents are all digital.
-Promotes local and sustainable vendors.
-Creates a waste disposal plan for each event.
-Focuses on environmental education with clients & vendors.
-Holds meetings virtually when possible to cut down on travel.
-Uses sustainable office supplies.

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Event Flouret

Event Flouret

Carrboro, NC

Event Flouret

Simple, Beautiful, Elegant

-Contracts and other documents are all digital.
-Composts organic scraps.
-Foam-free floral designs available.
-Sources from local wholesalers or flower farms.
-Donates flowers after events.
-Rents vases instead of purchasing new for every client.

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Fernrock Farm

Fernrock Farm

Hillsborough, NC

Fernrock Farm

Specialty Cut Flower Farm.

Contracts and other documents are digital.
Composts organic scraps.
Full service florist services available as well; bouquets, arrangements, delivery, etc.
Irrigates from farm pond.
Organic pest management.

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Gwen Downs, Wedding Celebrant

Gwen Downs, Wedding Celebrant

Holly Springs, NC

Gwen Downs, Wedding Celebrant

Ceremonies as unique as your love story.

-Contracts and other documents are all digital.
-Promotes local and sustainable vendors.

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HipMaps

HipMaps

Worldwide

HipMaps

Personal wedding & event maps with a modern twist

-Contracts and other documents are all digital.
-Promotes local and sustainable vendors.

Contact:

Rachel@HipMaps.com (707) 383-6909

Joy Filled Ceremonies

Joy Filled Ceremonies

Raleigh, NC

Joy Filled Ceremonies

Ann McKenzie, Interfaith Minister.

-Contracts and other documents are all digital.
-Promotes local and sustainable vendors.

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Kindred Hall

Kindred Hall

Graham, NC

Kindred Hall

Intimate, industrial wedding and event space.

-Contracts and other documents are all digital.
-On-site recycling available.
-On-site composting available.
-Requires rentals or compostables.

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Magnolia Collective

Magnolia Collective

North Carolina, USA

Magnolia Collective

Event Coordination, Design, & Event Staffing Services

-Contracts are digital.
-Promotes local & sustainable businesses.
-Creates waste disposal plan for each event.
-Provides a living wage to all employees.​

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Melissa Maureen Photography

Melissa Maureen Photography

Hillsborough, NC

Melissa Maureen Photography

Wedding and family photographer.

-Contracts and other documents are digital.
-Majority of final product is delivered digitally to encourage minimal/intentional printing.
-Works with sustainably sourced materials when printing (eg: recycled paper content).
-Batteries are rechargeable.
-Provides a living wage to all employees.
-Works only within a 2.5 hr radius to reduce carbon emissions.
-Donates a % of monthly income to GreenPeace​.
-Hosts "portraits for the planet" mini shoots with all profits going to The Sierra Club.
-Work attire is mostly second-hand.
-Home office uses solar power.

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Ministry Makeup

Ministry Makeup

Haw River, NC

Ministry Makeup

Clean Makeup

-Contracts are digital.
-Uses organic, clean and USA made makeup whenever possible.
-Currently switching over to disposable tools that use bamboo handles vs. plastic.
-Recycles all glass, paper and plastic whenever possible.
-Uses products from companies that allow package returns.

Contact:

Amy@MinistryMakeup.net
919-368-4951 (text)

Petals & Twist

Petals & Twist

Raleigh, NC

Petals & Twist

Creating spaces and moments that are felt, not just seen.

-Sources from local wholesalers or flower farms.
-Provides a living wage to all employees.
-Rents vases instead of purchasing new for every client.
-Incorporates repurposed goods in floral designs.

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RTP.Studio

RTP.Studio

Raleigh, NC

RTP.Studio

Moment-Driven Photojournalism.

-Contracts and other documents are digital.
-Majority of final product is delivered digitally to encourage minimal/intentional printing.
-Batteries are rechargeable.
-Provides a living wage to all employees.
-Client meetings are done virtually.
-Uses LED lighting.

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ReFlowering

ReFlowering

Atlanta, GA

ReFlowering

Recycled flowers with a purpose.

-Recycles and repurpose gently used flowers, then donates them to deserving organizations and individuals in the community.
-Compost organic scraps.
-100% foam free floral design.
-Source from local wholesalers or flower farms.

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Rose Trail Images

Rose Trail Images

Rolesville, NC

Rose Trail Images

Love, smiles, and everything in between.

-Contracts and other documents are digital.
-Avoids printing marketing materials, offers info digitally.
-Majority of final product is delivered digitally to encourage minimal/intentional printing.
-Works with sustainably sourced materials when printing (eg: recycled paper content).
-Batteries are rechargeable.
-Work shoes are made from plastic bottles!
-Couples' gifts are local products and usually organic.

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SJ Coordination & Events

SJ Coordination & Events

Asheville, NC

SJ Coordination & Events

Don't Stress, Let Us Handle It!

-Contracts and other documents are all digital.
-Promotes local and sustainable vendors.
-Creates waste disposal plan for each event.

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Semper Virens Flowers

Semper Virens Flowers

Massachusetts, southern New Hampshire, Vermont

Semper Virens Flowers

Loose, organic designs that follow the rhythm and flow of the seasons.

-Composts organic scraps in the studio.
-Sources from local wholesalers or flower farms.
-Donates leftover event flowers.
-Rents vases instead of purchasing new for every client.
-Recycles floral paper, glass and metals.
-95% foam-free.

Contact:

Website Contact Form

SmartPack USA, Inc.

SmartPack USA, Inc.

Holbrook, NY, Ships Nationwide

SmartPack USA, Inc.

Disposable and Eco-Friendly Party Supplies

-Focuses on environmental education with clients & vendors.
-Offers compostable products.
-Offers reusable products.

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Summit to Sea Films

Summit to Sea Films

Asheville, North Carolina

Summit to Sea Films

Intimate wedding films for the wild & weird.

-Contracts and other documents are all digital.
-Camera & lighting batteries are rechargeable.
-Old gear is sold, donated, or recycled.

Contact:

Website Contact Form

Toast It Up

Toast It Up

Raleigh, NC

Toast It Up

Event bartending and mixology services.

-Composts organic materials (ie: paper napkins, limes, etc.)
-Offers reusable barware rentals.
-Sorts and recycles bar waste.
-Partners with sustainable distilleries, breweries, & wineries.
-Provides a living wage to all employees.
-Contracts and other documents are all digital.

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Weddings by Heidi

Weddings by Heidi

Durham, NC