green burials – a trend?

Green, or natural burial is a way of caring for the dead with minimal environmental impact that aids in the conservation of natural resources, reduction of carbon emissions, protection of worker health, and the restoration and/or preservation of habitat. Green burial necessitates the use of non-toxic and biodegradable materials, such as caskets, shrouds, and urns.” – SOURCE: Green Burial Council.org

greenPHOTO SOURCE: everplans.com

There’s an article entitled “More funeral homes offer green burials” at The Reading Eagle’s Website today – though most Website visitors won’t be able to read it because “A Reading Eagle subscription is required for unlimited access to readingeagle.com.”

To learn more, Google searches about “green burials berks county” produced these first- page results:

A second google search for “green burials lancaster county” generated these top results:

Lastly, a google search for “green burials lebanon county” generated these top results:

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