weddings and events

earth-conscious wedding + event planning

We provide unique, earth-conscious wedding and event planning and consulting in the Vancouver area.

We focus on reducing waste and lowering your event’s environmental impact with extensive research and knowledge to execute beautiful, creative and responsible events.

We believe every event, small or large, has an opportunity to be developed with the planet in mind.​

Our Mission

WasteKnot embraces being transparent with resources and information, being inclusive and accessible to everyone, and holding ourselves accountable.

We lead with our eco-values first: reducing waste, eliminating single-use plastics, and supporting local, ethical and socially responsible businesses.

Our Services

Wedding Services

We’ll discuss where you are in your planning journey and how we might help, while keeping the planet in mind. Virtual or in-person.

Includes up to 100 hours of planning services- see full list of services for more details.

Our team will be there for you every step of the way on the day of your wedding to make sure it runs smoothly.

Need some help creating a unique, customized First Dance or other dance? Connect with Mallory.

Event Services

We’ll discuss where you are in your planning journey and how we might help, while keeping the planet in mind. Virtual or in-person.

WasteKnot is committed to supporting the local community and nonprofits in and around New Westminster, BC. We offer reduced hourly rates for registered nonprofit organizations who are looking to host community events with a sustainable focus.  

Want some help organizing your company’s next event while reducing the environmental impact? Connect with us to discuss how we can help.

We’ll coordinate and manage all aspects of the event to make sure it all runs smoothly.

About Mallory

Founder/Lead Planner

Mallory (she/her) is WasteKnot’s founder and lead planner, and she will do everything in her power to create the most amazing event for you.

She is a certified Wedding Planner, Consultant and Coordinator with The Wedding Planners Institute of Canada. She is also a founding member of MUSE (Members United for Sustainable Events) and a proud member of Emerald Hour Organization, a collective of sustainable wedding vendors in the Pacific Northwest. Mallory is so grateful to be the contracted event planner with the New Westminster Chamber of Commerce where she resides and operates her home business out of. She has a background in catering and entertainment, and has a passion for events and nature. 

Photo credit: Stefanie Fournier Photography

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WasteKnot Weddings and Events recognizes that this home-based business shares a physical land with a complex Indigenous history that was erased by colonialism. Based in New Westminster, BC, there is a current discussion around the City’s “A Year of Truth”, the start of a difficult path to understanding and reconciliation, which you can read more about here