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.
Plan now to make sure your final green action doesn't involve harmful chemicals and resource intensive burial practices.
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.
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.
Conserve resources and land while burying your loved one in a natural meadow or woodland.
Brighten a funeral or burial ceremony by choosing this less water- and pesticide-intensive floral alternative.
If planning a formal funeral cortège, consider hiring a fleet of hybrids or alternative fuel vehicles.