What is green burial? change
Natural burial is the burying of a dead person in a grave or tomb that does not that does not interfere with decomposition process. As a result, this allows the body to be naturally recycled. Green burial is an alternative to other contemporary burial methods and traditional funerals.
The idea of a natural or green burial is that the body is returning to Earth in as natural of a way as possible. In most cases, the corpse is neither embalmed or cremated, but instead buried in a simple casket or pod. The body is then laid to rest in a protected space.