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What are the benefits of cremation and burial?

What are the benefits of cremation and burial? Over the last few decades, there has been an increase in the demand for cremation. In fact, according to the National Funeral Directors Association, the rate of cremation was 52.9% in 2018 and will soar to 78.4% in 2040. With this increased demand, more people are looking...READ MORE


What are green options available?

What are green options available? Cemetery burial A cemetery burial is done in a natural way where the body can break down and return to the earth. The body or ashes will be buried in a container that will biodegrade over time. Ocean burial A body or ashes may be buried at sea in an acceptable container or scattered a...READ MORE


What does it mean to have a green final disposition?

What does it mean to have a green final disposition? A natural or green disposition means that the body is buried in a biodegradable container or shroud. Usually, burial is done without the body being embalmed with formaldehyde. When the body is buried, it is placed in a natural setting. It can be as simple as being w...READ MORE


What are Green Cemetery Requirements?

What are green cemetery requirements? There are green and pioneer cemeteries which allow for burial in a shroud or biodegradable container, without being embalmed or needing an outer burial container, such as a vault. For a cemetery that focuses on green disposition, there may be several restrictions to be buried ther...READ MORE


What To Do With an Urn Part Four

Every life is unique and deserves to be celebrated in a way that reflects their individual personality. There are many lesser known ways to celebrate a loved one and to memorialize them in a way reflective of them. This is the last in a four part series about different ways to memorialize and find a final resting plac...READ MORE

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