Category Archives: Green burial

Another option … woven casket

Mary Lauren Fraser weaves caskets, urns and baskets out of willow. Handwoven, bio-degradable and locally made in western Massachusetts, her coffins are an alternative to the conventional casket and a beautiful addition to green burials. See examples of her work, … Continue reading

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Thinking out of the casket: Film on green burials to be screened on St. Patrick’s Day

By Joann Mackenzie Staff Writer, Gloucester Daily Times Mar 16, 2016 Local interest in green burials centers on the creation of a dedicated land preserve that would provide an option to traditional cemeteries. There will be a discussion on the … Continue reading

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MPBN show, Maine Calling, Modern Funerals

Joyce Foley, President of Cedar Brook Burial Ground has been invited to participate on the MPBN show,  Maine Calling.  The topic will be conversations about death and dying and the need to have “the conversation” with family. Modern Funerals Wed, November 4, … Continue reading

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A Winter Burial at Cedar Brook Burial Ground

March 12, 2013 a group of family and friends gathered to pay their respects to a friend. The beautiful boughs a top the wooden casket were from the woods he loved and were crafted by a family member. On FaceBook

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The History of the Burial Shroud

This information was shared by Kinkaraco, a supplier of shrouds. THE HISTORY OF SHROUDS Kinkaraco is a culturally and spiritually diverse company that cherishes the Death Rituals of Human Beings all over this Earth.Here is a brief collection of Burial … Continue reading

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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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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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Less Expensive Green Burials Growing In Popularity

Caskets, cremation, headstones – they are all familiar terms. But have you ever heard of a green burial?  It’s cheaper and growing in popularity. KDKA’s Susan Koepen reports. From: ©2012 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc. Cedar … Continue reading

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Explaining Green Burial To Friends & Family

Posted on Penn Forest Natural Burial Cemetery July 5, 2012 Post written by Nancy Chubb, PhD, MBA I was recently asked my thoughts on how to explain green burial to a family member from my perspective as a psychologist.  So … Continue reading

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