27 Apr '11, 6pm

Royal wedding will be slightly greener wretched pile of excess than usual

I've noticed that I have zero posts in my Twitter feed about how awesomesauce the royal wedding is, and 2930820385 about how nobody else will shut up re: the royal wedding and its awesomeness. But clearly somebody somewhere is into this, so okay, this one's for you: Looks like Prince Harry and Princess Hermione, or whoever, are taking steps to turn their wedding from a completely over-the-top exercise in overconsumption to an eco -completely-over-the-top exercise in overconsumption. Here's how the royals are going to avoid doing to the environment what they did to their colonies: Printing documents -- which undoubtedly include 8735802 multi-part invitations and probably programs, like, who really needs a program for a wedding? There aren't understudies -- on recycled paper. "Using FSC-certified wood and scaffolding in the building of the media stands," which I don't even k...

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