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Funerals Are Going “Green”

Saturday, November 28th, 2009

Grassy HeadstoneI read a recent article from an Oregon newspaper about environmentally-friendly burials. Apparently, the state that pioneered the “green” movement is extending its reaches to even the most sacred of areas: death.


Green Burial Requirements

Sunday, February 22nd, 2009

For those of you wondering exactly what constitutes a green burial, below are the basic elements required for a burial to be considered eco-friendly or “green.” (more…)

Green Burials: Biodegradable Cremation Offerings

Tuesday, August 12th, 2008

The environment’s health continues to be a big priority in the lives of people all over the world.  Even when making funeral decisions, families are taking the environmental impact into consideration.  There are a growing number of funeral supply companies and funeral homes that are offering natural alternatives for people wishing to honor their loved one in a earth-friendly way.  Urns, caskets, even memorial keepsakes and funeral service stationary can all be found made of materials that are friendly to the environment.