Environmentally Conscious Great Barrington Embraces ‘Green Burials’
Conventional burial is the more common method of burial in the U.S. But 90 percent of people elsewhere in the world are buried directly in the earth,
Great Barrington — If you’ve lived in the area for a long time and wish to be buried in Great Barrington, you can now rest in peace in an environmentally friendly way. That’s because the town’s cemetery commissioners voted on Aug. 26 to approve the practice of so-called “green burials” at the town’s seven cemeteries. Read more.