Our research tells us that most people who chose natural burial do so because they want to be somewhere gorgeous. For them, the environmental benefits are a massive added bonus.
But, for others, green is a way of life and environmental issues are at the heart of their decision making. For them, our ethos of keeping things simple, natural and beautiful, together with our robust ‘green’ credentials make the sustainable, natural burial meadows and woodlands a discerning choice.
In Leo Hickman’s Guardian article ‘Should I ... be buried or cremated?‘ this is the bit we love the most ….“For most environmentalists, it's actually better to fade away than burn out. Our lives, they say, already result in enough gratuitous combusting of fossil fuels. Much better, in death, to compost down as nature intended.”
You can read the full article here http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2005/oct/18/ethicalmoney.climatechange
Here are the facts, and why natural burial wins hands down.
If the environment matters, then would it not be wise to consider the environmental impact of all the choices we make?
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