In-Ground Burial – The Traditional Cemetery Burial Option
As the most traditional burial choice, in-ground burial typically involves a casket and is marked by a memorial tribute. Below ground burials are usually preceded by a funeral service, or a graveside service at time of burial is another option.
Below ground burial is the right choice for you if:
Green or Natural Burial
Green Burial is a personal choice for those who seek to minimize their impact on the local and global environment. For people who are mindful of the cyclical nature of life, green burial is a spiritually fulfilling alternative to conventional burial or cremation. It is an environmentally sensitive practice: the body is returned to the earth to decompose naturally and contribute to new life.
The cost of the natural burial will vary after all considerations are discussed, but people do tend to think this is an inexpensive and this is not exactly true. You still require professional staffing, documentations and registration, funeral vehicles, preparation and safe keeping, casketing or shrouding etc.
You do need to have a good understanding of what green burial will mean to your survivors so we have provided some information that you will want to reflect upon before making this decision.