Funeral

6 ways to Green Your Funeral

Are you ready for your final green act? Be sure to draw up an eco-friendly funeral and burial plan that will return your remains quickly and harmlessly to the earth.

  1. Arrange for a green funeral and burial

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    Plan now to make sure your final green action doesn't involve harmful chemicals and resource intensive burial practices.

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  2. Choose cremation

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    Cremation uses fewer resources than traditional burial, but still has some environmental impacts to consider. The good news is there are ways to help minimize them.

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  3. Buy a biodegradable casket

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    Simple caskets made of pine or recycled cardboard use fewer resources than traditional caskets made of metal or hardwoods. They are also required for burial at green cemeteries.

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  4. Be buried in a green cemetery

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    Conserve resources and land while burying your loved one in a natural meadow or woodland.

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  5. Buy organic flowers

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    Brighten a funeral or burial ceremony by choosing this less water- and pesticide-intensive floral alternative.

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  6. Hire a green limo or car service

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    If planning a formal funeral cortège, consider hiring a fleet of hybrids or alternative fuel vehicles.

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Comments

08/05/2008
4:33am
Lucy

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06/18/2009
4:39pm
eric marquardt

Hi, my name is Eric Marquardt, I work with a company called The Green Casket Company. We offer caskets that are green friendly and would be used in funeral services. If you have any questions please email me or call me at 608 219 0380.

Thanks,

 

Eric Marquardt

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