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Natural Burial Is a Gentler Way to Leave

Anne Dilenschneider | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anne Dilenschneider

Commercial funeral practices put gallons of embalming fluid, and tons of metal and exotic hardwoods into the ground. And I was surprised to learn that cremation is equally polluting and energy-intensive.

Natural Burial Expo 2010: Learn How to "Green" Your Farewell

Anne Dilenschneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Anne Dilenschneider

The Natural Burial Expo 2010 is being held on Saturday, April 24 and Sunday April 25, 2010 at St. Paul's Christian Church in Raleigh, NC. Organizers r...

Colorado Company offers banana coffins

AP | CATHERINE TSAI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

DENVER — Casket makers catering to natural burials have offered biodegradable coffins made of such materials as recycled newspapers or cardboard. Ec...

Green Funerals: How To Make An Eco-Exit

AP | REGAN McTARSNEY | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

LONDON — It's no longer enough to live a greener life _ now people are being encouraged to be environmentally friendly when they leave the Earth...