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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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.

Our Lady of the Rosary
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Our Lady of the Rosary

Our Lady of the Rosary Cemetery & Prayer Gardens is a perfect example of end-of-life services that cater to virtually every type of funeral in the Austin area.

The Future of Cremation
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The Future of Cremation

What’s in store for the future of cremation? Consumer trends, professional surveys, and data all make it clear that cremation is the new normal.

History of Cremation
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The History of Cremation

Although burial is the norm in some places, cremation has been a prominent last rite for just as long, and in a number of cultures, it was actually the preferred method of memorializing the deceased.

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