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More people choose natural burial in the U.S.
Jim Spellman
02:49

There is one inevitable in life: death. We will all die. A conventional burial or cremation can have a significant impact on the environment. 

Cremation emits about as much carbon as an 800 kilometer car ride. 

Conventional burial with a casket, concrete vault, headstone and chemical embalming leaves an even bigger carbon footprint. 

Now more people are turning to natural burial - a way of helping the planet as a final act on earth. 

 

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