Dust to Dust – Local Cemetery Takes on the Funeral Industry

Free Times – Columbia SC’s News and Arts Weekly

Green Burial – Local Cemetery Takes on the Funeral Industry

Most people don’t find a funeral service by seeing it on a T-shirt. They open a phone book or a helpful nurse or minister murmurs a name.

But T-shirts are how Michael Bishop’s been advertising his business.

On the simple, bright blue T-shirts is a white-lettered explanation of what you get for $800 at Dust to Dust Green Burial Cemetery: an 8-by-10-foot plot complete with opening and closing (i.e., gravedigging, body insertion and re-covering). Caskets are optional. No vaults or embalming are allowed.

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