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Author Fournier, Elizabeth, author.

Title Green burial guidebook : everything you need to plan an affordable, environmentally friendly burial / Elizabeth Fournier.

Publication Info. Novato, California : New World Library, [2018]


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 GDL Casa Verdugo Library Non-Fiction    393.1 FOU    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor  New Shelf  393.1 FOU    Available
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Description 195 pages : illustrations, charts ; 20 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents What is green burial?. Green burial, the funeral industry, and the environment ; Green burial practices: yesterday, today, and tomorrow -- A guide to green burials. Making a plan: green burials and home funerals ; Legalities to consider ; It takes a village: getting help and hiring professionals ; A place to rest: green cemeteries and backyard burials ; Green burial containers: handmade caskets and shrouds ; Green embalming and handling the body ; Conducting a home funeral or green burial ; Cremation ; A green goodbye: memorials and mementos.
Summary "A funeral home director discusses the environmental impact of common burial practices and provides ecologically sound alternatives that minimize the use of chemicals and non-biodegradable materials; also covers the financial and legal aspects of green burial methods"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Natural burial -- Environmental aspects.
Funeral rites and ceremonies -- Environmental aspects.
Funeral rites and ceremonies -- Economic aspects.
Environmental responsibility.
Human ecology.
Other Form: Online version: Fournier, Elizabeth. Green burial guidebook. Novato, California : New World Library, [2018] 9781608685240 (DLC) 2018012081
ISBN 9781608685233 (alk. paper) $15.95
1608685233 : $15.95
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