Tag: green funerals

Cremation

The Greening of cremation

National Geographic magazine published an article the other day that you can read here.  It was published in their “Environment and Conservation” sector and is entitled, “The environmental toll of cremating the dead“. The article makes the statement that 78% of Brits are now cremated and in America, we have surpassed the number of burials with cremations.  National Geographic points out and surmises that much of this cremation popularity is because it is seen as a “more environmentally friendly” option […]

Business

Calculating the environmental costs. . . what matters most?

The article begins, “Cremation and ground burial both have carbon footprints that have some people looking for other options for the afterlife.”  That sentence pulled me in but what I went on to watch and read in this video and news story from Chemical & Engineering News pertaining to the “new” death care economy that some say will be built on the environment was simply fascinating as to what many people are banking on and the simple science facts behind […]

Business

July numbers show Funeral Director Daily keeps increasing readership, viewership

We want to continue to thank our loyal readers for making Funeral Director Daily what we believe is the fastest growing informational format for the death care industry read today.  Our readership increased for the 3rd consecutive month — and for July 2019 from June 2019 we saw an increase of 6.8% of daily views.  Thanks!! We have also pushed our subscriber base to over 850 subscribers!  Thanks again. Going back a year we have a 102.2% increase from our […]

Business Cremation

Environmentally Friendly Death Care

Environmentally friendly can come in different ideas and can be different for different people.  In the death care industry there is no shortage of those that want to capitalize on the growing green movement among societies.  In that regard, I found three articles published at different places from around the world that dealt with, in one form or another, the idea of being environmentally friendly at the time of death. East China – According to an article in the Global […]