Cremation

Studio Nienke Hoogvliet Designs Cremation Urn Using Plastic Derived From Wastewater
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Studio Nienke Hoogvliet Designs Cremation Urn Using Plastic Derived From Wastewater

CDFuneralNews - December 14, 2017

Originally Published on Dezeen Studio Nienke Hoogvliet has harnessed a method of transforming wastewater into bioplastic, and used it to create a sustainable cremation urn. (more…)

Korea Exhibition Showcases 218 Remarkable Urns in Contemporary Art
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Cremation
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Korea Exhibition Showcases 218 Remarkable Urns in Contemporary Art

Justin Crowe - November 22, 2017

Every two years the Korea Ceramic Foundation holds a themed art biennale and this year’s exhibition was titled Narrative, Ode to Life featuring cremation urns from around…

4 Products Beating the Funeral Merchandise Quality Epidemic
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Cremation
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4 Products Beating the Funeral Merchandise Quality Epidemic

Justin Crowe - November 15, 2017

Since entering the funeral industry, I have felt a taboo around talking about the topic of quality in relation to funeral merchandise - it’s a problem. In…

Winter is coming: How forward-thinking funeral homes are preparing for the Internet Generation.
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Cremation
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Winter is coming: How forward-thinking funeral homes are preparing for the Internet Generation.

Will Chang - November 15, 2017

Four years ago, my cofounder Tyler’s grandmother passed away. Tasked with the responsibility of planning a funeral in his late twenties, he was lost. Tyler did what…

Water Cremation (Alkaline hydrolysis) Coming to California
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Water Cremation (Alkaline hydrolysis) Coming to California

CDFuneralNews - September 21, 2017

This past weekend California Congress voted overwhelmingly to authorize water cremation in the State.  California’s Water Cremation Bill was authored by Assembly member Todd Gloria and sponsored…

How You’re Losing Over 90% of Your Potential Customers
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Cremation
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How You’re Losing Over 90% of Your Potential Customers

Will Chang - September 19, 2017

This is the first part of an ongoing instructional series to help your funeral home thrive online. Tyler Yamasaki of Parting Pro will teach you step-by-step how…

2 Business Visionaries Explain How to Sell Memorial Products
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2 Business Visionaries Explain How to Sell Memorial Products

Justin Crowe - September 18, 2017

Last week, I got an unbelievable opportunity to speak with two modern business thought leaders about selling memorial products - a topic rarely (maybe never...) discussed by…

DJ Khaled’s New Hit Song is a Major Milestone for Cremation
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DJ Khaled’s New Hit Song is a Major Milestone for Cremation

Justin Crowe - August 28, 2017

DJ Khaled (yes, the pop superstar) just bestowed on cremation what it has been lacking - sex appeal. Yup. Cremation just got mentioned in the most memorable summer song of 2017 which hit #1 in U.S. Dance Club Charts, #1 in U.S  Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Charts, and  #1 and on U.S. Rhythmic Charts. The word “cremation” stands proudly product placed in the Wild Thoughts lyrics with the likes of D'usse Cognac, diamonds, Usian Bolt and The Jets. Hell Yes.

Funeral Homes are Struggling to Keep Their Doors Open
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Cremation
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Funeral Homes are Struggling to Keep Their Doors Open

Ryan Thogmartin - August 13, 2017

This is a topic and conversation that does not get talked about or covered enough. We all want to put the blame on cremation and ignore the fact that many of the issues facing funeral homes aren't because families choose cremation but because of bad business decisions of many funeral directors who don't want to change or accept cremation.

Exclusive: Inside the Company Taking Cremated Remains to the Edge of the Earth
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Cremation
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Exclusive: Inside the Company Taking Cremated Remains to the Edge of the Earth

Madison Ashby - August 1, 2017

Inside look at Mesoloft Based out of Lexington, Kentucky, Mesoloft is a company that that takes cremated remains fifteen miles above the earth, almost into outer space…