Death of the Embalming Industry?

Posted on May 2nd, 2018
Posted by Manny Godoy under Bio Cremation, Burial, Cremation, Death, Eco-Friendly Funerals
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With 30 years of industry experience, we’ve seen a lot of death. So, we have learned to recognize the signs. With widespread interest in eco-friendly funerals and green burials on a meteoric rise, we anticipate the impending doom of an industry that has been at the heart of our own since formaldehyde was discovered by […]

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More Ways to Go Green When You Die

Posted on April 23rd, 2018
Posted by Manny Godoy under Bio Cremation, Burial, Cremation, Eco-Friendly Funerals, Green Burials, Uncategorized, Urns
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Part 2 of a 2-Part Series Last week, we started a two-part series about how to go green in death. In it, we discussed how simple, cost-effective, conservation-minded and safely you can go green when you die. This week, we finish our series by delving into other innovative ideas for planning an eco-friendly afterlife, green […]

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Eco-Friendly Funerals & Green Burials

Posted on April 17th, 2018
Posted by Manny Godoy under Bio Cremation, Burial, Death, Eco-Friendly Funerals, Funerals, Green Burials, Uncategorized
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Go Green in Death Part 1 in a 2-Part Series Currently celebrated in 192 countries each year, Earth Day originally centered around Spring Equinox (around March 21). The United Nations later designated April 22 as the official International Mother Earth Day. Now known widely by the shortened name, Earth Day, the annual event is designed to […]

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Mortuary: History of the Term

Posted on April 6th, 2018
Posted by Manny Godoy under Burial, Death, Glendora, Mortuaries, Mortuary
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Archaeologically and anthropologically speaking, the word, mortuary, means: ‘any purpose-built structure, resembling a normal dwelling in many ways, in which a dead body is buried.’” Dead House Prior to the 14th century, when they coined the term “mortuary,” people placed their dead in a “deadhouse.” Such a blunt term, it’s little wonder a new phrase […]

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Death Festivals Part 2

Posted on March 26th, 2018
Posted by Manny Godoy under Burial, Cremation, Death, Death Festivals
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Last week, we started a two-part series about death festivals around the world – the ways cultures acknowledge, honor and celebrate their dead. While most Americans avoid even uttering the term, afraid they will jinx themselves and end up in an early grave, other cultures dedicate days, weeks and even months to death. Some even […]

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