32 couples lead new low-carbon trend with collective wedding

15:29, May 24, 2010      

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The couples on the wedding.

An interesting low-carbon collective wedding was held in the square of the Taiyuan Railway Station in Shanxi province on May 21, a date which sounds very much like "I love you" when pronounced in Chinese. A total of 32 couples that work in various positions of the Taiyuan Railway Administration conveyed a new fashionable concept of a low-carbon life to society.

The low-carbon lifestyle, a way of living characterized by reducing carbon dioxide emissions, low consumption and low cost, has gradually become very popular. In addition, collective weddings are also more and more popular among young people. The 32 couples are all from the post-1980s generation. Through their actions, they are leading the trend of a low-carbon life.

The 32 couples stepped on the red carpet together amid loud cheers at 9:28 a.m. on May 21. People gave their blessings for happy marriages, and the Taiyuan Railway Station square was full of happiness.

"The Taiyuan Railway Station witnessed our love. At the same time, a collective wedding ceremony can save social resources and promote the concept of a low-carbon life and environmental protection, and this is also the duty of young people," said one of the grooms.

By People's Daily Online
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