These wedding flowers are getting a second chance to bring joy to others.

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It's nine o'clock right now, but these are flowers from a wedding that were collected last night at one AM.

And here we are, a few hours later, everything is getting repurposed, and these will be in the hands of residents later, everything is getting repurposed, and these will be in the hands of residents and patients in a nursing care facility within a couple of minutes.

People are at the end of their lifecycle and if they don't have visitors or friends or hope if we are doing one nice thing for them because our clients decided to donate their flowers, it means the world.

I used to be an event planner, and I was that person at the end of the night that would see all of the garbage and I would have to tell people, yup, you can throw all of those flower out.

There are 2.

25 million weddings a year.

The average wedding will create about 400 to 600 pounds of trash.

That is a tremendous amount of garbage.

So then I started donating the arrangements to nursing homes.

And then I started composting everything.

To nursing homes.

And then I started composting everything.

And a lot of people think, oh it's so easy just to drop off flowers at a hospital.

But that's not really what happens.

There's so much more to it, and that's why I decided to offer it as a service.

Especially with newlyweds, it's the first charitable act that they've done, and they haven't even left for their honeymoon yet.

"It's just so hard to choose.

" "One of each?" You hear the moaning, you hear the sadness, you feel the heaviness in the air and there is just something about bringing flowers that completely transforms the atmosphere.

And flowers have the ability to do that.

And when you recognize how much pain people are in, whether it's mental, emotional or physical, and you can do one nice thing to help them it means something.

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