Eco Friendly Wedding Grand Exit Options


Three Eco-Friendly Wedding Exit Ideas

An eco-friendly wedding exit is a great way to end your wedding day! If you and your loved one are planning a sustainable wedding with options such as reusable cups and dinnerware to linen napkins, your wedding exit can be eco-friendly as well! Using flower petals for your wedding exit or utilizing a birdseed wedding send-off has little impact on the environment and offers a great alternative to traditional wedding send-offs. 

Green wedding exit ideas are unique options couples can choose instead of classic choices like confetti or sparklers. Your selected venue may also have restrictions set in place to limit clean-up and protect the property. Many venues now prohibit the use of traditional or detrimental wedding exit options like rice or Chinese lanterns. Using rice for a wedding exit is harmful to birds! When they eat uncooked rice, it can expand in their stomach and eventually kill the bird. Popular options like Chinese lanterns are a huge fire hazard and, once burned out, litter the surrounding landscape with trash.

So today on The Bride Link, we're discussing some lovely eco-friendly wedding send off ideas that are easy on the environment and will impress you along with your guests:

 1. Dried Flowers

Your love of flowers doesn't have to stop at bouquets and centerpieces! With various colors and shapes, dried flowers are an attractive option that can easily coordinate with your wedding theme. As your guests line up for your send-off, they can pick up cloth sachets or cones of your selected flowers; then you can exit your wedding in style.

 2. Birdseed

If you desire a more traditional send-off, birdseed is the choice for you. Birdseed is also cost-effective and safe. No worries about cleaning up with this option; the birds are happy to help!

3. Flags/Ribbon wands

For a DIY approach to your wedding exit, flags are a fun choice. You can select different fabrics and add phrases that are unique to your wedding. Sports fans can get creative with the addition of team colors. Guests can continue to enjoy their flags as favors, creating a reusable wedding exit option!

4. Fresh Leaves

Pretty leaves make a lovely wedding-exit toss, especially when they’re elegantly packaged in envelopes and placed on each seat or you can have them for your grand exit! Either way, your photos will come out absolutely beautiful!!

5. Lavender

Who doesn't love lavender? Whether its dried or fresh it will make for a beautiful send off or ceremony exit. You can have them bagged up or hand some out for the exit.

6. Bubbles

Bubbles give off such a whimsical vibe and they're great for photos!! Plus, there is no clean up for them. You can easily find them on Amazon or in store. 


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