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Saint Paul :: Canada | 10 months ago

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Wooden trays are so useful when you want to transport food and beverages. Apparently they're also pretty handy to cart around a dead body. The direct-to-the-customer coffin shop, Affordable Coffins & Artery in St. Paul 's West Side, recently began

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Walnut Creek :: NC :: USA | 10 months ago

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The Pleasant Hill carpenter's wood scraps do not go to waste...Blocks of wood are found on Boy Scout birdhouses or in school art classes. "It's in that (vein) of what do you do with what you have and then put it to good use, and that includes your

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Durango :: CO :: USA | 2 years ago

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I n a town where people buy electricity from renewable resources, ride bikes or drive hybrid cars, and are agitating for a ban on plastic grocery bags, surprisingly few are opting for environmentally friendly burials. Were getting very few requests,

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Allentown :: PA :: USA | over 2 years ago

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So it was fitting that when he died at 53, after a collision with a car, he would be laid to rest at Bethlehem's Fountain Hill Cemetery, in a special area devoted to environmentally friendly interments...Mourners shuffled their feet to stay warm,

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Georgetown :: TX :: USA | almost 3 years ago

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Janice King Photo by Jana Birchum Mortician Janice King says her work is her calling, and on a mild evening in late March, that work called her to gently wash the face of Rescue Randy, a 160-pound dummy not unlike a giant Ken doll, as he solemnly lay

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East Pittsburgh :: PA :: USA | 3 years ago

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The approval was sought by green burial advocate Peter McQuillin, that will allow his for-profit land restoration and cemetery company, Land Conservation Cemeteries, to construct the cemetery. The wooded 30-acre plot, to be named Penn Forest Natural

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Bethlehem :: PA :: USA | 3 years ago

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Typically, a green burial can involve embalming a body using a formaldehyde-free solution and burying it in a biodegradable coffin without any concrete burial vault. Graves are marked by a flat stone flush with the ground or by a newly planted tree.

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Los Angeles :: CA :: USA | over 3 years ago

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Carlos Avila Gonzalez / The Chronicle Esmerelda Kent, shown at the Chapel of the Chimes in Oakland, runs a company that specializes in green burial products, including a popular shroud. Esmerelda Kent is a practical businesswoman with an earthy

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Newark :: NJ :: USA | over 3 years ago

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no embalming, and no headstones, too? Imagine, if you can, merely being wrapped in a shroud and laid to rest in a field of wildflowers, with but a boulder marking the spot (though imprecisely). Actually, no imagination is necessary Maryrest Cemetery

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Niagara Falls :: NY :: USA | over 3 years ago

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In these modern times death has become an elaborate event while filled with ritual, pomp, and circumstance; is not necessarily respectful or dignified - especially for the deceased.  The process involves make up, embalming, and any manner of

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