Resources for Those Wishing to Leave a Small Footprint

Cremation Association of North America or CANA is the professional and regulatory organization for death care professionals in the United States and Canada.

Neptune Society is a national provider of cremation services with locations nationwide.

Environmental Responsibility

Carbon Neutral Cremations is created by GreenGraves, LLC an environmental firm that is dedicated to helping the death-care industry.

Green Burial Council is a nonprofit organization promoting environmentally sustainable death care and burial as a means of protecting natural areas.

International Civil Aviation Organization. You can determine the carbon footprint of a flight with the ICAOs Emissions Calculator here:

MSNBC contributor Bill Briggs’ article  ‘When Your’re Dying For A Lower Carbon Footprint’  is a great article on the topic of alternative cremation methods.