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What is Green Burial?

Green Burial refers to a variety of burial practices and methods that seek to reduce the negative environmental and public health impacts of conventional burial practices.

Green Burial involves the burying of unembalmed bodies, using only biodegradable materials.

Green Burial is growing in popularity around the world as more and more people seek new ways to address climate change and to prevent further destruction of natural ecosystems and biological diversity.

To learn more about different kinds of Green Burials, and for answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs), please visit the Green Burial Council website.

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