21 Apr '11, 12pm

As @BusinessGreen self appointed royal wedding correspondent, I ask "how green will the nuptials really be?"

As @BusinessGreen self appointed royal wedding correspondent, I ask "how green will the nuptials really be?"

Despite all the pomp and ceremony, Prince William and his bride-to-be Kate Middleton are expected to host a "low-carbon wedding" next week, equipped with all the sustainable trimmings, including seasonal flowers and food, and facilities powered in part by renewable energy. With just a week to go before the couple tie the knot, BusinessGreen has learnt that Clarence House is taking a series of measures to reduce the environmental impact of the service, lunchtime reception, and dinner at Buckingham Palace. FURTHER READING Olympic Games delivers blueprint for low carbon construction Toyota signs up to Meatless Monday moo-vement These include printing all documents on recycled paper and using FSC-certified wood and scaffolding in the building of the media stands. The carbon emissions of the wedding will also be offset as part of the royal household's annual carbon footprinting...

Full article: http://www.businessgreen.com/bg/news/2045525/kate-low-car...

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