Green options transforming a wedding industry prone to waste

              This photo shows palm leaf bowls from VerTerra. More brides and grooms are asking for more sustainable options in all aspects of their weddings. (Ken Goodman via AP)
              This photo shows Anna Masiello and Diogo Linhares in Sintra, Portugal, on Feb. 14, 2021. Masiello has been sharing updates on social media about steps the two have taken to make their May wedding as sustainable as possible. (Anna Masiello via AP)
            This photo shows Kate Winick and Sean Ir on Feb. 21, 2022, in Northport, N.Y. The two have incorporated secondhand and reusable items into their May wedding. (Kate Winick via AP). This photo shows Lena Kazer and Quinn Alvarez on Dec. 28, 2021, in Los Angeles. The two have turned to secondhand, reusable and compostable items for their May wedding. (Gayle Riedmann via AP) This July 2021 photo shows plants in biodegradable nursery pots at the plant shop Pollyn in the Brooklyn borough of New York, which serves the wedding industry. More couples are turning to potted plants in place of cut flowers, which often must travel long distances. (Rosevelt Nguyen via AP)