It’s wonderful to see that even business magazines are impressed with the growth of the green burial movement. You’ll need a subscription to read the whole article, but here’s the up shot from an article in Fortune Magazine’s April 4/2020 digital edition:
Each year in the United States more than 300,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide are emitted by a surprising group of people: the dead.
Eeks. In the US, the cremation rate is 50%, but 70% of people in Ontario opt for cremation, and in BC the rate is 90%. Natural burial saves tons of carbon.