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Funerals of the Future: Space Burials, Greener Cremations, and… Human Composting?

Funerals of the Future: Space Burials, Greener Cremations, and… Human Composting?
Nothing is impervious to change, including the way we bury and memorialize the dead. Factors such as our society’s increasing emphasis on sustainability and the rise of the digital age have led to significant changes in funerals, burials, and cremations. Here are some recent developments that could shape the trends ...
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How Cremation Diamond Jewelry is Made

How Cremation Diamond Jewelry is Made
If you’ve recently lost someone special, cremation jewelry can provide a unique and personalized way of keeping your loved one close. Some bracelets, rings, earrings, and necklace pendants can be made from small amounts of ash of the deceased, including cremation diamonds. Other cremation jewelry, such as urn pendants, can ...
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4 Emerging Examples of Environmentally-Friendly Burial Tech

4 Emerging Examples of Environmentally-Friendly Burial Tech
A traditional burial isn’t for everyone, and an increasing number of people are having concerns about the lasting environmental impact of their remains.  Driven by these sentiments, the emerging use of eco-friendly – or green – burial technology has been a growing topic of interest in recent years.  These relatively ...
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Thinking About Having a ‘Green’ Funeral? Here’s What to Know

Thinking About Having a ‘Green’ Funeral? Here’s What to Know
By SONYA VATOMSKY for NY TIMES | MARCH 22, 2018 A typical American funeral usually involves a few hallmarks we’ve come to expect: an expensive coffin, lots of flowers, an embalming for the deceased and a number of other add-ons. But how necessary are those embellishments? Enter the “green burial.” The ...
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From Ashes to Diamonds

From Ashes to Diamonds
By Mandy Kennedy for 22 Words; Photo Credit: Bear Creek Funeral A New Technology Creates This Bizarre and Beautiful Alternative To Burying Your Deceased Loved Ones As traditional in our culture as funerals and burials of loved ones have become, it's a pretty wasteful practice. A company out of Switzerland has recognized this ...
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How to Turn Loved One's Ashes Into Diamonds and Cremation Jewelry

How to Turn Loved One's Ashes Into Diamonds and Cremation Jewelry
A Lee Alexander & Co pendant With the average cost of a "traditional" funeral topping $7,000 excluding cemetery costs and a headstone, it's no wonder half of the population is opting for a lower-cost cremation instead. With the rise in popularity of cremation, we have also seen a rise in the ...
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Water Scattering: How to Pick the Right Biodegradable Urn

Water Scattering: How to Pick the Right Biodegradable Urn
With cremation becoming so popular, the rise in products to accommodate cremated remains has also expanded. There are standard urns for display in the house or niche at the cemetery, urns designed to be buried, scattering tubes to facilitate scattering, urns that help you turn into a tree, some that are meant to ...
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Top 5 Creative Ways to Spread Cremated Remains

Top 5 Creative Ways to Spread Cremated Remains
When it comes to cremating your loved ones, it can sometimes be hard to think of the perfect way to remember them and honor their life.  Here are our top 5 most creative, out of this world ways: #1. Creative Ash Scattering A lot of people think that scattering ashes is ...
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