Catholic cemeteries have been slow to come on board, but the Green Burial Council has approved providers in more than 40 states, including a burial ground at a retreat center run by Trappist monks and two diocesan cemeteries.
What does GBC stand for?
GBC stands for Green Burial Council
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- Great Basin College (Nevada)
- Great Buildings Collection
- Greater Baltimore Committee
- Greater Boston Chapter
- Greater Buffalo Chapter (Buffalo, NY)
- Green Bean Casserole
- Green Budget Coalition (Canada)
- Green Building Committee (various organizations)
- Green Building Consultant (various locations)
- Green Building Council
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18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Dignity Memorial locations in Littleton and Boulder, both members of the Green Burial Council, now offer the first Green Burial Council approved funeral and cremation products and services in the Denver area.
Carmel Cemetery recently became certified by the Green Burial Council, a New Mexico-based nonprofit that certifies cemeteries and funeral homes nationwide.
The Green Burial Council is an independent, nonprofit organization that encourages environmentally sustainable death care practices as a means of acquiring restoring, and stewarding natural areas, and assists consumers in identifying "green" cemetery, funeral, and cremation services.
The following Portland area Dignity Memorial providers are Approved Providers of the Green Burial Council and offer eco-friendly products and services: * Lincoln Memorial Park & Funeral Home * Skyline Memorial Gardens Funeral Home * Young's Funeral Home * Ross Hollywood Chapel * Bateman Funeral Home The Green Burial Council is an independent nonprofit organization working to encourage environmentally sustainable deathcare options and the use of burial as a new means of protecting natural areas.
It's water soluble, it floats for approximately five minutes, then sinks and is quickly dissolved, and has been certified by the Green Burial Council so it is environmentally safe.