Here comes the bride: Woman arrives at wedding in recycling trolley

Here comes the bride: Woman arrives at wedding in recycling trolley

Every bride wants her wedding day to be a memorable event and this was no exception for 48-year-old Jenny Hanley, whose big day was certainly one to remember. The bride turned heads as she rolled to the ceremony in a recycling trolley.

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Jenny rode to Brakpan Department of Home Affairs to say 'I do' to her partner of several months, Alf Biddulph, in a trolley used by informal recyclers to collect recyclable materials. Staying true to theme, Jenny's bouquet was made from newspaper and other recyclable items and a large colourful paper flower pinned to her white wedding dress complemented the look.

Her bridesmaid, 4-year-old granddaughter, Nevaeh Wessels, looked cute in a dress made from the black plastic.

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The unconventional wedding theme is a result of Jenny’s passion for recycling and stems from her days living on the street. After her spouse passed away two years ago, Jenny was homeless for months.

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She earned money by taking odd jobs. Her food came from local soup kitchens.

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