Inside the Poconos ‘Eco-Cemetery’

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Axel Baudach, founder of EcoEternity, describes the EcoEternity Forest at Pocono Plateau in Cresco, Pa. The company is leasing trees, which will serve as headstones in this eco-friendly forest cemetery. Read more at www.poconorecord.com



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4 Thoughts on “Inside the Poconos ‘Eco-Cemetery’

  1. ThomasFriese on June 22, 2012 at 12:27 am said:

    Eliminating pollutants is commendable!

    But “burial parks” with no signs of the dead do not integrate death but try to deny it by making it invisible. Enduring markers are symbols of hope and transcedence. We could create beautiful natural areas WITH attractive markers. Use boulders, not marble!

    Trees alone as markers will lead to charming but anonymous forests. An engraved boulder AND a tree!

    Finally, green burial does NOTHING new to assure grave perpetuity.

    Visit Perpetua’s Garden

  2. sparklerbombg on June 22, 2012 at 12:54 am said:

    wow! guys got big problems out there!

  3. sellingon on June 22, 2012 at 1:26 am said:

    seems like a pretty damned good idea to me. now next make the ‘urns’ biodegrable, from the earth we come nad back into the earth we go. have you seen the modern casket set up? nicest piece of furniture ever owned… lame

  4. 1961Akki2008 on June 22, 2012 at 1:46 am said:

    This is the next big thing in funerals. Nature, not plots!

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