posted on Jun, 25 2013 @ 08:46 AM
reply to post by hadriana
Where are the eco-funerals?
In my home town, there is a "green burial" area - with a biodegradable box, no embalming, etc. They exist, but you have to ASK FOR the information.
The funeral places aren't going to just "tell you about it." My family didn't know about that option until after my father died and Mom needed
to deal with the burial/cremation arrangements. It was at the "time to decide" point that the guy finally relented and told us about the "green
Yeah, OP, S/F, I did a thesis on the Funeral Biz when I was in grad school and my then-jerk-partner was working as a grave-digger. I did lots of
research and had his daily experiences and "exposure" to how it works; it turns my stomach.