Green Burial Project seeks to educate the public about the benefits to families and the earth of a kinder way of death care. Green (or natural) burial is a way of caring for the dead with minimal environmental impact that aids in:
Green burial necessitates the use of non-toxic and biodegradable materials, such as caskets, shrouds, and urns. (Source: greenburialcouncil.org)
Here, you will find history, stories, definitions, emerging ideas, and opinions. We hope that your notions about death care will be challenged, that you will understand that you probably have more rights than you imagine, and that armed with new information, you will strive to align your final choices with your appreciation of our natural environment.
Founder, Green Burial Project