Cemeteries That Save the American Landscape Covering two million acres of U.S. soil, cemeteries are lush with potential for the living and the land. By Devinne Melecki Some days, it feels like I spend more time with the dead than
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2023 Salem Living Green Expo
2023 Salem Living Green Expo Come say hi to GBM at the 2023 Salem Living Green Expo, Saturday, May 13, 2023, from 10 am – 1 pm / Old Town Hall, 32 Derby Square, Salem, MA. Details here.
Natural burials were illegal in Vermont. Now they’re having a resurgence
Natural burials were illegal in Vermont. Now they’re having a resurgence By Lexi Krupp, Vermont Public At the entrance of Green Mount Cemetery in Montpelier is a white marble building. Inside were six bodies, on a visit in early April.
Amherst Sustainability Festival
Amherst Sustainability Festival – Saturday, Aril 22, 2023 Come say hi to GBM at the Amherst Sustainability Festival, Saturday, April 22, 2023, 10 am – 4 pm on the Town Common. Details here.
Going out green
Going out ‘green.’ Demand grows for Florida funerals that preserve nature, cut pollution BY NICOLAS RIVERO As bagpipes played, Janet McAliley’s family pulled her casket of woven seagrass on a wooden wagon down a dirt path through a wild green
Living on Earth: Beyond the Headlines
Living on Earth: Beyond the Headlines Living on Earth contributor Peter Dykstra joins Host Jenni Doering to share news of the uptick in green burials. Listen here.
To help Earth’s future, people are getting buried like it’s 1860
To help Earth’s future, people are getting buried like it’s 1860 By Tara Bahrampour Mia Zinn was a member of her middle school ecology club, had planted a reflection garden and had implored public officials to preserve a local woods, and when she
Spring Into Renewal
Spring Into Renewal 2023 Vernal Equinox + 3 Dear Friends of Green Burial, I’m writing to you from the Berkshires where I’ve been delighting in the snow of the late winter Nor’easter. Before the storm, I was delighting in the
Morning Show with Mary Jacobsen – Green Burials
Morning Show with Mary Jacobsen – Green Burials This week, Mary Jacobsen speaks with Candace Currie and Lisa Groves about “green” burial, also called natural burial. Currie is Clerk for Green Burial Massachusetts, a statewide nonprofit whose mission is to
Green burials: Leave no trace
Green burials: Leave no trace Inside the industry devoted to handling death in an ecologically sustainable way By Quartz Staff Humans have been burying their dead for at least 40,000 years. But in the last couple of centuries, especially in