Going Green

THE END OF THE LINE FOR FORMALDEHYDE
Funeral Industry News
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Funeral Industry News
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THE END OF THE LINE FOR FORMALDEHYDE

CDFuneralNews - May 22, 2016

By Amy Cunningham, Editor of The Inspired Funeral I used to associate the National Funeral Director’s Association (NFDA) with Brooks-Brothers-clad lobbyists who never questioned the utility of highly toxic embalming…

New Company Aims to Replace Coffins with Egg-Shaped Burial Pods
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Cemetery
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New Company Aims to Replace Coffins with Egg-Shaped Burial Pods

CDFuneralNews - March 4, 2015

Two Italian designers are bringing a new meaning to "family tree." Anna Citelli and Raoul Bretzel proposed a plan to make cemeteries more eco-friendly by replacing headstones with trees.…

Tender Funerals: A Not-For-Profit Funeral Business
Death Discussions
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Death Discussions
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Tender Funerals: A Not-For-Profit Funeral Business

CDFuneralNews - June 18, 2014

Tender is the story of one community teaching itself how to be as present in death as we have learnt to become in birth. They are not trained…

Entrepreneurs Find a Growing Business in Eco-friendly Burials
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Funeral Industry News
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Entrepreneurs Find a Growing Business in Eco-friendly Burials

CDFuneralNews - April 24, 2014

Several companies have emerged that replace expensive caskets and earth-polluting chemicals with pine boxes and shrouds. Here's a grim statistic: The estimated funeral costs for the baby…

The Environmental Impact of Funerals (Infographic)
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Cemetery
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The Environmental Impact of Funerals (Infographic)

CDFuneralNews - March 23, 2014

Contributed by: qeepr.com It is often said that death is a cycle whereupon the body, carbon and a person’s essence are returned to the earth. What this…

Ten Eco-Friendly Funeral Ideas
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Funeral Industry News
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Ten Eco-Friendly Funeral Ideas

CDFuneralNews - March 19, 2014

Greener lives are increasingly being followed by eco-deaths. Here are ten tips on how to plan an ethical send off: Fancy meeting your maker wrapped up in…

Invite To Screen ‘A Will for the Woods’ Documentary In Las Vegas
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Funeral Industry News
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Invite To Screen ‘A Will for the Woods’ Documentary In Las Vegas

CDFuneralNews - March 10, 2014

The following email was sent to members of ICCFA yesterday. It's an invite to screen the documentary 'A Will for the Woods' at the ICCFA Convention in…

Want To Be a Tree After You Die? Design For Death Features Many Alternatives At NFDA Convention
Cremation
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Cremation
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Want To Be a Tree After You Die? Design For Death Features Many Alternatives At NFDA Convention

CDFuneralNews - October 27, 2013

Don’t want a boring old funeral? You’re in luck — when it comes to disposing of your earthly remains, there are more options than ever. After you…

New Cocoon Casket Is So Fine It Was Featured In Playboy
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Cemetery
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New Cocoon Casket Is So Fine It Was Featured In Playboy

CDFuneralNews - October 22, 2013

There seem to be many companies betting on green burial being a huge trend or preference - enter Uono, manufactures of the Cocoon. UONO has taken on…

NFDA 2013 Day Two Pictures
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Funeral Industry News
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NFDA 2013 Day Two Pictures

CDFuneralNews - October 22, 2013

More visuals from Day Two of #NFDA2013: (more…)