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Green burials: A dying wish to be ‘home for fish’

Worried that you won’t be able to “go green” enough during your lifetime? 

Well, according to this article, the concept of going green can now extend past your time on Earth.  Focused on reducing their carbon footprint, the death care industry now has alternative ways to ensure that your burial will keep the environment in mind.  According to environmentalists, traditional burial methods are hazardous to the environment and produce emissions which contribute to global warming.  The green burial techniques discussed in the article, which range from biodegradable caskets to incorporating one’s remains into reefs to be placed underwater, will allow you to continue to go green forever.

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