The growing industry of green burials

By Felix Poon, Darian Woods, Angel Carreras, and Kate Concannon

One estimate says 2.4 million people die in the U.S. each year, and burying them is expensive: a typical burial can cost about $10,000. That’s a lot of money, caskets, and plots filling up cemeteries.

But…what if there was a cost-effective option to bury people, one that was good for the Earth and your pocket book? Today, we look at the prices and features of sustainable burials.

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The growing industry of green burials
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