Tuesday, August 14, 2007

Eco-Cemeteries - The Ultimate Recycle

There is a growing movement in England for farmers, local authorities and wildlife charities to establish Woodland or Nature Reserve Burial Grounds, often with a commemorative tree planted for each body there.

For instance, the city of Brighton, England is introducing eco-cemeteries where trees will replace traditional marble headstones. Bodies will be buried in coffins made of recycled cardboard. A three-acre municipal, back-to-nature cemetery with space for 3,000 graves has already been opened. The site will eventually become woodland, covered with winding trails and stocked with wildlife. Read entire article.

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