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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 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 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 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 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 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
Death has a big carbon footprint. Maine’s first conservation cemetery offers an alternative The Kennebec Land Trust recently opened a conservation cemetery in Fayette that offers green burials – combining the climate-friendly burial process with land conservation. Green burial is
From human composting to freeze-drying, new ways to plan a funeral Throwing a funeral that leaves Earth a bit better off, maybe Advice by Michael J. Coren in The Washington Post I’m standing at the summit of Fernwood Cemetery just outside
Remembering Love: Grief and Green Burial in HBO’s “Six Feet Under” What the popular TV series can teach us about love and loss. By Donelle Dreese Ph.D. in Psychology Today It’s been awhile, but the moment still resonates: On the