October 25, 2011
Green funerals among issues for discussion as funeral directors, cremation group gather at McCormick Place
Among the issues up for discussion are the rise of “green” funerals, which can include biodegradable caskets, organic or locally grown flowers, and burial without embalmment.
“As consumers, they make choices to live more environmentally friendly lifestyles, and they’re also starting to look at ways that they can make their funerals ‘green,'” said Jessica Koth, spokeswoman for the Wisconsin-based National Funeral Directors Association.
Read the full article at the Chicago Tribune
Thanks to the Death…and More Blog for altering us to this article.