Introducing Cool CremationSM

Cremation is growing in popularity. It has acquired "cool" status. The planet is heating up from the use of fossil fuels causing climate change. Cremation uses fossil fuels. That's not cool. Request a carbon neutral cremation. Leave an environmental legacy and help the planet keep its cool!


The Impact of Cremations

The amount of non-renewable fossil fuel needed to cremate bodies in North America is equivalent to a car making 84 trips to the Moon and back….every year! Cremations emit nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, particulate matter, mercury, hydrogen fluoride, hydrogen chloride, NMVOCs, and other heavy metals. The United Nations indicates that crematoria contribute 0.2% of the world’s emissions of dioxins and furans. Surprised? So were we.

 

The cremation process can take up to four hours and can only begin after the temperature inside the retort has reached between 1,400 to 2,100 degrees Fahrenheit. And that takes an enormous amount of energy.

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Help the Planet Keep its Cool - Carbon Neutral Cremations

Carbon Neutral Cremations (CNC) Providers purchase "carbon offsets" that "offset" the emissions created by the cremations they perform. CNC offsets come from a variety of carbon offset wholesalers who operate and monitor projects in the renewable resource, biomass and carbon sequestration industries. Your carbon neutral cremation reduces greenhouse gas emissions, establishes your environmental legacy and helps the planet keep its cool.

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Your Role - TOGETHER we can make a difference!

We encourage everyone to take responsibility in reducing their carbon footprint. Taking reasonable conservation actions to preserve the environment is the first step. Next, consider carbon offsets. Finally, insist that those you purchase products and services from do the same, including your cremation provider.

Here's how to make a difference

Carbon Offset Projects