I cannot even believe it’s already been three years of Wedding Recycle – I’m so glad that you and me are US! It’s been an incredible journey to where we are and it’s only really getting started. Thank you so much to everyone who’s supported us along the way, stuck with us through site upgrades, spammers and complete process overhauls and shared, liked and commented on our social media. We truly are a community and literally wouldn’t exist without your support!

 

The first three years looked like this:
• Two website upgrades!
• Over 2,000 Sellers and over 3,000 products currently for sale
• 36 Real Marriage stories…and counting!
• Launch of our Can’t Buy Me Love Project (more to come in fall of 2016 on this!)
• 11 different Guest Bloggers
• Twice-monthly newsletters sent to over 5,000 people
• 2,000+ Facebook likes
• Amazing growth in our Instagram and Pinterest followers
• Four TV appearances and coverage in fifteen publications cross-Canada
• So much more…

What do we have to look forward to for year four?subway sign
• More awesome Guest Bloggers specializing in fashion, events, weddings that give back and so much more!
• A Can’t Buy Me Love Project special event…details forthcoming…hint…we have a Vera Wang dress to give away!
Twitter Chats…our first one is May 5th, search #valueforabride
• An online “Seller’s Lounge” especially for our awesome Sellers, with tips, tricks and hints to get the most out of selling with us
• “Our Partners” page complete with #vendorspotlights to share our favourite eco-friendly and upcycle-inspired wedding and marriage partners
• More media coverage including our goal as a guest on Good Morning America!
• Seller’s rating system…share your feedback – the good, the bad and the ugly
• Customer feedback opportunities…we want to know what we can do better

And the list goes on…

The Wedding Recycle community is a supportive, inspired group of people and we thank each and every one of you for your contributions. We look forward to another great year…and so many more!

All my best,
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Lindsay Recknell

Lindsay Recknell co-founded Wedding Recycle out of pure necessity…the fifteen centerpiece vases on the living room floor had got to go! But finding a targeted audience to sell them to was the tricky part – not just anyone wanted fifteen fish bowls for their home. Thus Wedding Recycle was born – a place to connect with other new newlyweds and recently engaged couples, sharing ideas, and décor, with each other. Lindsay has always been an entrepreneur, a multi-dimensional self-starter prone to acts of randomness and dynamic ventures in her life. In addition to consulting as a data analyst during her “day job”, Lindsay’s role at Wedding Recycle is everything – business development, content creation, media correspondent and community liaison. If you contact Wedding Recycle, it’s likely you’ll get a response from Lindsay first and from that moment, you’ll understand and experience the passion, dedication, joy and motivation she has for the Wedding Recycle community and the wedding industry itself.

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