Green burial?


Now that you’ve been intimately acquainted with the death industry, perhaps you’ve pondered plans for your own send-off. Back-to-basics funerals are kind to the environment as well as your pocketbook. How green will you go? Eco-friendly funerals can entail anything from burial in a simple shroud to cremation with the remains placed in a biodegradable urn.  

My boyfriend wants to go green and be cremated.  But no biodegradable urn for Billy, he wants to hang around. He’d like to reside with his kids, hoping one of them has a mantel.  But as the Times article below points out, be careful about the dreaded fall-and-spill that Ben Stiller’s character portrayed with such cringe-worthy clarity in Meet the Parents

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