What Does Green Burial Really Mean?

CANA Funeral Industry News Funeral Industry Press Releases Passages International September 4, 2020
CANA & Passages International Green Burials Webinar Series Tuesday, September 15, 2020

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What Does Green Burial Really Mean?

WHEELING, IL — Consumers are looking for more control and input, while also seeking authenticity and a meaningful experience. This is a trend influencing all aspects of our lives. And it poses a challenge for funeral directors and cemeterians who are typically risk-adverse. Join Passages International and the Cremation Association of North America (CANA) Tuesday, September 15 at 1:00pm CT for a free webinar on green burial options, the second of a three-part webinar series focused on keeping up with the changing needs of families.

What exactly is a green burial? Does green burial always mean burial with no coffin or casket? Can you make a profit if a family says they want a green burial?

According to a 2017 survey, nearly 54 percent of Americans are considering a green burial, and 72 percent of cemeteries are reporting an increased demand. We know that more and more familiesare interestedin green burial options.

On Tuesday, September 15, Passages President Darren Crouch will focus on green burial.Darren and Passages want to eliminateÂthe questions surrounding green burial and help funeral homes find value (and profit) in providing green burial options to families.

Stay ahead of the curve and make sure you are the community expert in green burial by joining us on Tuesday, September 15. Register for this free webinar here: goCANA.org/event/greenburial

About CANA

Founded in 1913, the Cremation Association of North America (CANA) is an international organization of over 3,300 members, composed of funeral homes, cemeteries, crematories, industry suppliers, and consultants. CANA members believe that cremation is preparation for memorialization.

About Passages International

Passages International, Inc. has been leading the green sector of the funeral industry for 20 years, with the largest selection of innovative, environmentally-friendly urns, caskets, and memorial products. For more information on green funerals and their benefits visit www.aGreenerFuneral.org. For more information on Passages products visit www.PassagesInternational.com.