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Green is the new white: More couples want eco-friendly weddings

What does it take to pull off a sustainable and environmentally-friendly wedding?

WASHINGTON – When Jan Tievsky found out her daughter was engaged, she wasted no time planning a wedding that cut down on waste.

“Being as green as possible is important to us. It’s pretty much how we’ve always lived,” says Tievsky, a teacher and Northwest D.C. resident.

Tievsky and her daughter sat down and thought through all of the individual pieces of a wedding — from the invitations, to the dress to the food.

“We took every aspect and said,