The Gift of Green Burial
A Mindful Death Doula Services stands for a return to simplicity in funeral care, negating the need for the never-ending consumption of hard materials to bury in the earth—the concrete liners, the formaldehyde, the steel, the rare hardwood from the rain forest—and the fossil fuels consumed for cremation. In our culture, it is a widely held belief that embalming our loved ones and burying them in a sealed, steel casket will preserve them for a long time; nothing could be further from the truth.
It is my belief that we actually give something back to the earth when we are buried in it directly.
Chances are, if you are planning a home funeral service for your loved one, then having a green disposition option is important to you. I've included a list of supplier's websites that can help you achieve your goals of serving Mother Earth, even in death.