Greening The Grave: Why More People Are Choosing Climate-Friendly Burials

Mishy Lesser stands at the green burial site of her mother, Nettie Lesser. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)

Nettie Lesser's grave is tucked in the back of Mount Auburn Cemetery in a quiet area surrounded by trees and birds and a carpet of purple flowers starting to bloom. The plot blends into the scene around it, the only marker a small plaque the size of a hockey puck; you wouldn't know it was a grave unless you were looking for it. Read more or listen here.

Posted: to Green Burial in the News on Fri, May 7, 2021
Updated: Fri, May 7, 2021