Advantages of a Green, Natural Burial
Simplicity: Wrapping the body in a shroud or placing it in a biodegradable coffin appeals to those who prefer to be simple, loving and natural.
Lower Cost: Green, Natural burials don’t involve embalming, fancy caskets, or concrete vaults. They don’t involve expensive cemeteries either.
Conserves Natural Resources: No fuel, concrete, steel, or copper is used. Ever.
Eliminates use of hazardous chemicals: No toxic embalming formaldehyde is used. Ever.
Preserves natural areas: Love of nature and a desire for a place in a forever wild area is a main reason for choosing green burial. Natural burials nourish native trees, shrubs, wildflowers, birds, bees, and all of nature.
Green burial offers: The ability to participate in the Sacred Cycle of Life and Death.