When a loved one dies, sometimes it's not at the top of your mind to think about green ways to handle a burial However, there are several easy ways to leave a smaller environmental impact during a burial, and in some cases, even to create a positive impact. Here are some easy steps to take for a more eco-friendly funeral and burial. Green Burial Options There are a few green burial options that can reduce the impact of wasted materials and energy For instance, you might consider a natural burial, where the person is buried in a biodegradable casket such as natural, unfinished wood.
- If you have recently experienced the unfortunate loss of a baby before he or she could be born, it can feel as if it is impossible to fully acknowledge or properly grieve for your early loss. However, it is important to note that you can still have a funeral for your child, even if the pregnancy was too early to bury any physical remains. If you are interested in planning a memorial or making funeral arrangements for your unborn child, the following information will be very helpful.
- Have you ever considered what will happen to your loved ones after you're gone? Obviously, nobody likes thinking about death. Many people actively avoid thinking about what will happen after they're gone. They may think that they have plenty of time "later" to think about it and make final arrangements. Unfortunately, later may not ever come. To avoid hassle and grief for your loved ones, here are some steps that you should take and some things that you should avoid doing:
- A loved one has passed away and no matter how much you were prepared for it, you realize that their loss is affecting you and your family deeply. It's difficult getting back into the daily routines and you find yourself often sitting and crying softly. Grief is a normal part of the experience of losing someone you love. When you struggle to get on with your life because of the grief, it's time to get help.
- If you are looking for a way to pay tribute to someone that has passed, flowers may not always be the answer. Try thinking of some other means to honor the memory of your loved one, while also bringing a unique feature to their final resting place. Some unique ways to pay your respects include: Build a cairn. Cairns have been used for centuries to mark significant spots or landmarks and are the ideal way to remember the resting place of someone that has passed.