Are Green Funeral Homes Guilty Of Greenwashing?
Mar 4, 2011

Green funerals have become popular amongst those who want to ensure that their passing will have minimal negative impact on the planet. But because the industry is new, some companies have taken advantage of a lack of consumer knowledge, offering “green” burial services that aren’t really green.

The Green Burial Council, a tax-exempt, nonprofit organization and the standard-bearer for green burial in North America, today announced that it is formally petitioning the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to assist in evaluating organizations involved in standard-setting and/or programs aiming to connect consumers with burial grounds, funeral homes and product manufacturers.

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