Life After Death: Burial Options in a Sustainable Future

Embalming, cremation and casket-making are far from eco-friendly. Some researchers want to return human bodies to the earth naturally. By Joan Meiners August 6, 2020 What might sustainable cemeteries of the future look like? Seattle-based Recompose says human compost, trees and Read More →

By |2020-09-03T19:05:46+00:00September 3rd, 2020|Creative Services, Green Burial|Comments Off on Life After Death: Burial Options in a Sustainable Future

Is Home Burial Right For You?

Home burials were commonplace until the 1860's, according to the home funeral alliance. Death and grieving are often a highly personalized experience and before the 1860s the common practice was for a family to prepare the deceased body of their loved Read More →

By |2020-04-07T21:48:48+00:00April 7th, 2020|Creative Services, Green Burial|Comments Off on Is Home Burial Right For You?

Body Composting

We compost everything else in California. Why not dead bodies? By THE TIMES EDITORIAL BOARD MARCH 4, 2020 Addressing climate change doesn’t just mean taking cars off the roads and shutting down coal-burning plants. It requires rethinking everything humans do that contributes Read More →

By |2020-03-09T19:32:38+00:00March 9th, 2020|Creative Services, Green Burial|Comments Off on Body Composting

Green Burial

Green Burial Cemeteries in California Below is a list of cemeteries we are aware of in California that either accommodate green burial in the conventional section of their cemetery or have a portion of their land dedicated to green burial.  Currently, California has Read More →

By |2018-09-26T19:39:26+00:00September 26th, 2018|Green Burial|Comments Off on Green Burial
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