Whose Green Burial Is It Anyway? Part of a series The Death Gap: End-Of-Life Inequality This article is part of a series The Death Gap: End-Of-Life Inequality, a collaboration between The Order Of The Good Death and The Collective For Radical Death Studies . The series
Eastham Explores Option of Green Burials Select Board supports concept of less expensive, environmentally friendly burials and will consider offering town-owned property for them. EASTHAM — The town may follow the lead of Brewster and Provincetown in offering green burials
Great Barrington Approves Environmentally-Conscious Green Burials Connecting Point – NEPM Watch segment here.
Family Burial Plot: A Personal Account By Donald J. Teaching a class on “Dying and Death” at Smith College led me to think through my own end of life wishes, including what I want done to dispose of my body.
Environmentally Conscious Great Barrington Embraces ‘Green Burials’ Conventional burial is the more common method of burial in the U.S. But 90 percent of people elsewhere in the world are buried directly in the earth, Great Barrington — If you’ve lived in
Life After Death: What Human Burial Options Will Look Like in a Sustainable Future Embalming, cremation and casket-making are far from eco-friendly. Some researchers want to return human bodies to the earth naturally. This story appeared in the September/October 2020
Beth’s Final Gift to the Earth, and to Me By Bryan L. When my parents died, seven months apart, they were fortunate to be at home and I was lucky to be with them at the time of their passing.
An Earth Goddess Goes Back to the Earth By Joe Laur We buried Rosalind today in the forest above her home. Two dozen of us trudged up a hillside on a humid afternoon, carrying a plain pine box. Inside, wrapped
Why I Build Green Caskets Customs around death have always varied widely based on people’s religion and culture. In today’s world as we are witness to the impact of the human population on our planet’s environment and climate—polluting the air, water, land
Care at Home after Death By Joan P. Dennis and I had been interested in green burial since 2009 when an NPR program featured Mark Harris. I immediately read Harris’s book Grave Matters. We valued the concept of reduce, reuse,