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GREEN FUNERALS (Exit strategies)

Posted by Nancy Van Leuven, Ph.D. on September 20, 2010

A thoughtful look by The Economist at how a conservative industry is greening up….love this opening line from Monty Python (and next few lines):  “WE CAN bury her, burn her, or dump her.” The lucrative business of running funeral homes is rarely as blunt as that portrayed by Monty Python, a British satirical television show, and certainly not a front for cannibalism. But burial rites in most of the modern world remain an expensive relic of 19th-century habit.

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