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195 pages : illustrations, charts ; 20 cm
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
"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.