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Dying to Be Green: The Green Burial Movement

As so many of us across the globe focus more on the environmental impact our lives make, the role of one very common activity continues to be largely overlooked: our funeral practices. The typical fu…

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7 Ways to Love the Earth After You Die

A fun way to start the new year ... no really! We love the Green Reaper, aka Elizabeth Fournier, and the discussion we had with her on green ways to die. Elizabeth Fournier is author and funeral direc…

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Is This Unusual Green Burial Option Making a Comeback?

By Sami Grover, TreeHugger From composting your corpse to a woodland burial, we've seen plenty of ways to reduce the footprint of your final resting place. But one practice has always struck me …

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What Animals in Nature Can Teach us About Love & Sex

Listen, laugh & learn with the Green Divas (and Green Dude Scott) anytime - Podcast here! Just us Green Divas this week. A busy show with a lot of content squeezed in between the fun. First …

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Keeping Green After Irene & Fun with the Green Reaper

Listen, laugh & learn with the Green Divas (and Green Dude Scott) anytime - Podcast here! We all survived Irene out here in the Northeast. Phew. But, some of us experienced major, historic floo…

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Green Goodbye: Earth-Friendly Burials

In preparation for the show this week, we did a poll on Facebook: Have you considered an earth-friendly, green burial for yourself or a family member? __ Definitely. Already have plans in place _…

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Are Green Funeral Homes Guilty Of Greenwashing?

Green funerals have become popular amongst those who want to ensure that their passing will have minimal negative impact on the planet. But because the industry is new, some companies have taken advan…

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Consider a Green Funeral

Fifty-six million people die each year, worldwide. What a mess we'd be in if all cultures and religions promoted the embalmed-and-buried-in-a-concrete-vault model that is customary in the United State…

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