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What does a green burial entail?

Phaneuf Funeral Homes and Crematorium is proud to be part of the ongoing and growing green burial movement for nearly 20 years. More and more consumers are understanding the potential impact the traditional burial industry has on the environment. For example, the metal equivalent to more than 700 Statues of Liberty are buried each yearRead more

The Green Burial Committal Service

For families who are very interested in preserving the environment and take steps to protect the earth, a green burial seems like an obvious choice. But concern for the world around you might actually be a secondary consideration when planning a funeral and burial for a loved one or setting out instructions for your own.Read more

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Green Burial: Choosing a Cemetery

You’ve done your initial research, and you know for sure you want to have a green burial. But now you’re wondering if it’s possible for your wishes to be carried out because not every cemetery offers those services and accommodates natural gravesites.   A funeral home versed in green practices — like Phaneuf Funeral HomesRead more