Do you want to reduce your personal "carbon footprint" and be eco-friendly to the environment at the same time? Is your life's end goal one that embraces not adding more chemicals and other toxins to the Earth and its atmosphere? Are you looking for an alternative to traditional burials that encompass embalming fluids and materials that may take years, if not centuries, to degrade into their respective natural components?
Currently, one solution is a green burial that consists of a body buried without embalming fluids (which are rife with poisonous toxins) in order to reduce the amount of chemicals leaching into water reservoirs, and where casket construction is from biodegradable materials. A green cremation also disallows the use of embalming chemicals and special filters are used to trap toxins that can escape into the atmosphere during the cremation process. Both methods are valid methods of allowing disposal of human remains to be eco-friendly.
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