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Earthrise – Green Goodbyes

Published on Jul 24, 2013 by AlJazeeraEnglish Death is a messy business. In America alone, 1.6 million tonnes of cement and over 870,000 gallons of embalming fluid – commonly containing formaldehyde – are buried along with 2.5 million caskets every … Continue reading

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Funeral Consumers Alliance of Maine June 2013 Newsletter

Funeral Consumers Alliance of Maine (FCAM) is a non-profit, all volunteer, educational organization dedicated to helping members make informed decisions about after-death arrangements that are dignified, meaningful, and affordable. The following was included in their June Newsletter   Peter McHugh’s Death … Continue reading

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‘Ecofunerals’ on the rise in the US

Environmentally conscious Americans are opting for ecofriendly “green” funerals.

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Entering Cedar Brook Burial Ground

Visitors are welcome to tour the grounds. For a tour of the grounds or a brochure, call Joyce Foley at 207.637.2085, email at CBBG@MaineGreenCemetery.com or request information by mail: Cedar Brook Burial Ground, 175 Boothby Rd, Limington, ME 04049-3019

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Natural Burial: Build an Eco-friendly Coffin and Plan a Green Funeral

Have you considered natural burial options? From sustainably harvested bamboo to simple and inexpensive DIY coffins, there are eco-friendly options to consider when it comes to funeral planning. By Tabitha Alterman June 12, 2009 You don’t have to break the … Continue reading

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National Home Funeral Alliance

National Home Funeral Alliance is a nonprofit alliance of home funeral guides, educators, and advocates dedicated to educating the public to the intrinsic value of a home funeral, and to supporting those who promote the rights of families and communities … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Funeral Resources, Education & Advocacy

New Hampshire Funeral Resources, Education & Advocacy is a New Hampshire based resource, training and speakers bureau committed to supporting informed consumer choice through education and advocacy, and promoting green funeral and burial practices. For more information, go to www.nhfuneral.org.

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Wooden Coffins for a Green Burial

Down to Earth Classic Wooden Coffins by Lew McGregor P.O. Box 2006, Hope, Maine 04847 207 763-3129, 207 542-8668 lew@midcoast.com Price range $200-$1000

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Home Funerals Grow As Americans Skip The Mortician For Do-It-Yourself After-Death Care

A little over five years ago, Alison and Doug Kirk held their 9-year-old daughter’s hand as she lay on a futon in their Nashville living room, told her they loved her, and watched her take her last breath. The Kirks … Continue reading

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A visit to Cedar Brook Burial Ground

Cedar Brook Burial Ground is especially beautiful in the autumn. These lovely photographs were shared by a recent visitor. We are open year ’round to visitors. Call or write if you would like to schedule a guided tour.

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