Monthly Archives: August 2014

The Coffinmaker

Coffin maker Marcus Daly, from Washington State in the U.S. says his simple, handcrafted wooden coffins are an economical and environmentally friendly alternative to the standard commercial offerings. But Daly believes a coffin’s most important feature is that it can … Continue reading

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Dr Billy Campbell talks about green burial

This TEDx talk calls us to think about how our final resting place might have a positive impact on the planet.  See it here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OyA0VLzOPPA

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Natural, At home funerals

Here is a short video clip (3:53) about a family that do their own funeral.  Comments from the Funeral Consumers Association (USA) provide the reasoning behind why a family would consider such an undertaking.  Scroll down to A National Movement.  View … Continue reading

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Wills without paper

It had to happen, eventually. A NSW court has upheld a will written in Word on a notebook computer.  The slowly but surely creeping impacts of digital technology are making an impression on how we write our instructions for the … Continue reading

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