Mostly thoughts on sustainability in all its forms — as a business, a community, a natural environment — but with some off topic musings as tends to happen when one rambles on.
Environmental Issues in the Floral Industry:
Part 1: Identifying the Problems
Let's start with what are the major problems we should look out for. You may think: "it's flowers, how could they possibly be bad for the environment?" But the truth is, not only do the flowers themselves cause huge environmental problems, but also the floral and design industry is not just flowers. It's vases and candles and ribbon and zip ties and fabric and linens and signage and installations mechanics and waste disposal and so much transportation! Once we know what problems we're looking out for, we can see how every piece of the wedding has the potential to harm or help our Earth.