Eco-Friendly/Green Choices

Eco-Friendly Services and Products – practicing environmental consciousness

Green funeral choices are growing in popularity across the globe as eco-consciousness grows. More and more people want to extend their sustainable lifestyle into a “Forever Green” legacy, so we make it simple to continue expressing a love of nature, a concern for the environment and a desire to help protect our most precious resources with Green Funeral Choices.

Green Funeral Choices include small gatherings in a natural setting, use of only recycled paper products, locally-grown organic flowers, carpooling, organic food, using refrigeration and essential oils instead of traditional embalming, and using natural, sustainable and biodegradable clothing, shrouds or caskets.

Our Simple Service Green Choice burial includes everything a family would need for a beautiful graveside remembrance:
– The basic services of a licensed funeral director and their staff,
– Filing the original death certificate and obtaining all necessary permits
– Helping coordinate and plan the graveside tribute and committal,
– Transportation from the hospital, nursing home or other place of death,
– Bathing, dressing/shrouding and refrigeration (for up to 7 days), and
– Hearse to the cemetery on the day of the burial.

It also includes a beautiful hand-woven English Willow casket, farm grown and sustainable…$5950 (certified copies additional)

Our Simple Green Choice cremation includes only the necessary elements to make a cremation as eco-friendly as possible:
– The basic services of a licensed funeral director and their staff to fulfill all legal requirements,
– Filing the original death certificate and obtaining the necessary cremation permits and authorizations,
– Transportation from the hospital, nursing home or other place of death,
– Transportation to the crematory, and
– The cremation process.

We also include the farm-grown, hand-woven English Willow casket and a bamboo urn…$4250 (certified copies and any cash advances for permits additional.)

If you’d like to add a celebration of life at either of our convenient locations, just call us. We can help design a memorable, personal and sustainable tribute.

For more information about the eco-friendly services and products we offer, feel free to call us in Falls Church at 703-241-7402 or Lanham/Bowie at 301-577-7787. We are here to help and pleased to do so.

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