Green Cremation Resources

Green Cremation Texas is the state’s first and only environmentally-conscious cremation service provider. We have compiled this list of links and resources to help you better understand the ecological benefits of our work. If you have any additional questions, feel free to contact us.

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Green Cremation Texas Cremation Process
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Easy 8-Step Cremation Process

Losing someone you love sucks – working with a funeral home doesn’t have to. We became the highest-rated funeral home in Texas by using our simple 8-step cremation process.

5 Ways to Document End-of-Life Wishes
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5 Ways to Document End-of-Life Wishes

No one wants to think about their life coming to an end, but the one thing that’s more unsettling is the thought that your end-of-life wishes won’t be carried out.

Long-Term Care for a Green Burial Site
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Long-Term Care for a Green Burial Site

There are many differences between green burial and traditional burial, and maintenance is one of them. The gravesite isn’t just a place where the burial happens.

How Donating Organs Affects Cremation
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How Donating Organs Affects Cremation

Fifty percent of American adults are registered organ donors. Today, roughly 56% of people are cremated. Based on those numbers, a certain percentage of organ donors will choose to be cremated.

The Future of Green Burial
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The Future of Green Burial

Trends suggest green burial will become more common as people lose interest in “traditional” burials.

5 Staggering Benefits of Water Cremation
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5 Staggering Benefits of Water Cremation

Water cremation is becoming more and more popular with those who want to ensure their last act on this earth has the smallest environmental impact possible.

How to Talk to Family About Your Funeral Plans
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How to Talk to Family About Your Funeral Plans

Talking about death isn’t easy. Our cremation specialists have had a lot of discussions about death over the last 20+ years. Learn how to talk to your family about your funeral plans.

Green Burial Today
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Green Burial Today

Humans have been buried using natural practices since long before written language existed. That’s why green burial is often referred to as natural burial.

The History of Green Burial
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The History of Green Burial

Green burial, also known as natural burial, is a completely different experience. The ornate casket is replaced by a plain wooden or wicker coffin that’s biodegradable. Sometimes there’s no casket at all and the deceased is laid to rest in only a cotton or linen shroud.

Embalming Fluid
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Alternatives to Embalming Fluid

What many people don’t realize is embalming fluid isn’t necessary even if you plan to have a viewing service. Today there are embalming alternatives that work just as well without leaching toxic chemicals into the ground.

Countryside Memorial in La Vernia, TX
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Countryside Memorial in La Vernia, TX

If the idea of being buried out in nature where there is still a bit of Texas history sounds appealing then Countryside Memorial is the ideal final resting place.

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