Eco-friendly cemeteries? More people preferring ‘green’ over standard burials. Featured in the Science section of The Washington Post.
A Green Death: At My Grandparents’ Grave, Rethinking the Final Passage
A Green Death: at my grandparents’ grave, rethinking the final passage Every year, Americans put 4.3 million gallons of embalming fluid in the ground. There is another way. Read this opinion piece in The Boston Globe.
Berkshires of Massachusetts Hosts an Homage to the Afterlife
Berkshires of Massachusetts hosts an Homage to the Afterlife Amy Cunningham, Green Burial Council-certified and Brooklyn-based funeral director, visited the Berkshires of Massachusetts to speak at an event launched by the Gatekeepers Amy Cunningham, Green Burial Council-certified and Brooklyn-based funeral
Letter to the Editor: Green Burials Are a Good Choice
Letter to the Editor: Green burials are a good choice Candace Currie of Green Burial Massachusetts corrects the record with her Letter to the Editor for the Martha’s Vineyard Times In response to the Nov 7th story “West Tisbury goes
West Tisbury Goes Green on Death
West Tisbury goes green on death On the recommendation of the board of health, West Tisbury selectmen voted unanimously to amend town cemetery regulations to allow for green burials. West Tisbury selectmen voted unanimously to amend town cemetery regulations to
Back to the Earth
Back to the Earth When it comes to after-death care and burials, green is the new black In this article by The Growler, Eric Broker discusses changing trends in end of life care with John Weber, owner of Prairie Oaks
Successful Coffin Making Workshop in the Pioneer Valley
Successful Coffin Making Workshop in the Pioneer Valley from Greenfield Recorder By MELINA BOURDEAU Published: 8/17/2019 5:00:13 AM Co-sponsored by Green Burial Massachusetts and the Funeral Consumers Alliance of Western Massachusetts. Visit the Greenfield Recorder.
Return to Nature
Green burials go beyond not polluting or wasting. It’s about people needing and caring for land, conducting life-affirming activities there—including death. Read the article at YES! Magazine.
We Need a Greener Way to Die
We need a greener way to die By Nicole Wetsman, published MAY 23, 2019 in Popular Science Death might be life’s natural and unavoidable conclusion, but humans have ensured that what happens to our bodies afterward is anything but. For
How to Dig a Grave
How to Dig a Grave From Atlas Obscura Director of Video Chris Naka What is it like to get down into the dirt and actually carve out a human body’s final resting place? Atlas Obscura Director of Video Chris Naka