Uses no vaults or chemicals
The Washington Times
Sunday, October 17, 2010
GOLDENDALE, Wash. | Steve Sall moved forward on uneven, rocky terrain in his motorized wheelchair and came to a stop at the edge of a sweeping vista of ponderosa pines and bright pockets of yellow wildflowers.
He wanted to see the canyon he used to hike before Lou Gehrig’s disease left him near death. Three months later, Sall, 61, was laid to rest in the forest.
He would be among the small but growing number of Americans choosing environmentally friendly burials. The so-called “green burials” are departures from the norm in that they don’t use concrete vaults, metal coffins or any chemicals.
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