- Current conventional methods of dealing with bodies after death are based on ancient practices.
- Certain conventional methods associated with dealing with bodies after death are costly, contribute to the lack of space for the dead, and are not environmentally sustainable.
- Alternative options for dealing with bodies provide an opportunity to move beyond our conventional understandings of burials and cremation.
- There are a variety of “greener” ways to deal with bodies at the end of life. Some are variations on ancient practices and some are recent innovations.
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