Organizations

Funerary Artisans Collective
A resource for families, natural burial cemeteries, funeral directors, and anyone looking for a funeral vessel made by local artists and craftspeople.

The Green Burial Council
The Green Burial Council (GBC) is the environmental certification organization setting the standard for green burial in North America. They offer environmental certificates for funeral homes, cemeteries and product manufacturers. The GBC website provides a list of certified green cemeteries and green products throughout the U.S. and Canada, as well as a green burial planning guide.

Massachusetts Funeral Consumers Portal
Provides links to the two Massachusetts affiliates of the national Funeral Consumers Alliance, in Western Massachusetts (FCAWM) and Eastern Massachusetts (FCAEM).

National Home Funeral Alliance
The NHFA empowers families to care for their own dead by providing educational opportunities and connections to resources that promote environmentally sound and culturally nurturing death practices. This website provides a list of cemeteries that allow green burials that are certified by the Green Burial Council as well as those that are not.

New Hampshire Funeral Resources, Education & Advocacy
Articles and how-tos on starting green burial spaces.