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The basics of No Trace Left Behind are pretty well known, such as no littering and pick up trash. However, it’s important to account for No Trace Left Behind in your wedding or elopement plans such as choosing to use local florals (or only greenery) for your bouquet, using No Trace Left Behind poppers that don’t litter like typical poppers do, and staying on trails when it comes to your ceremony and photos afterward.
As an active outdoor goer and lover, I proudly donate 5% of all booked elopements and weddings to various trail preservations and National Park foundations to continue to care and wellbeing of these outdoor spaces I use so heavily for both personal enjoyment and epic and memorable spots for my couples to get married in.
It is also very important to make sure that not only you as the couple but all of your vendors and creatives have the appropriate permits before your wedding day. This ensures that not only you as the couple but all of your vendors won’t get fined and are covered. If you do not get the permits and choose to move forward with your plans, you and your vendors can get fined, even after the fact, or worse. With so many different locations around Moab to get married, if a permit is unavailable for a particular location, there is an endless list of equally beautiful spots to reroute the plan to in the same area.
It’s important when planning an elopement to book vendors and creatives whom you really connect with and who are well equipped to serve you in that area. That is why I include in all of my elopement packages: