Isle of Skye, Scotland

Go Green: the growing trend in green burials

With the rising costs of traditional burials and cremations, an alternative form of body disposal is quickly gaining ground: green burials. As the name suggests, a “green burial” is a form of burial that seeks to minimize the impact on the local (and global) environment. The body is returned to the earth to decompose naturally and contribute to new life. No embalming of the body is permitted thus eliminating the…