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Websites with general information about green burials

(A good place to start)


Green Burial Council

Grave Matters Blog, and  Grave Matters Book, by Mark Harris

A Natural Undertaking

Deathcare.com

Green Burials.org

NHFA National Home Funeral Alliance

Eternal Reef Memorials

Sevenponds.com

A Will For the Woods: Green Burial Movie


Eco-Friendly Funeral Homes near Harrisburg PA:

Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home

Chuck Snyder
certified member Green Burial Council
extensive green burial options
(717) 393-9661
414 E. King St.
Lancaster, PA 17602

Gilbert L Dailey Funeral Home

Cliff Forester
State-of-the-art crematory that reduces emissions, biodegradable urns, very open to green options
(717) 233-1933
650 S 28th St
Harrisburg, PA

Hetrick-Bitner Funeral Home

Graham Hetrick
They have a freezer and have been trained in green burials.
3 locations, see website

Melpezzi Funeral Home

They have a freezer and have been trained in green burials.
(717)697-4896
8 Market Plaza Way,
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Myers-Buhrig Funeral Home and Crematory

State-of-the-art refrigerator on site; "Dignity care" non-chemical body prep; Biodegradable urns and caskets37 East Main Street
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055-3852
Tel: (717) 766-3421

W. Orville Kimmel Funeral Home

Marianne Corl
(717) 238-2502
2001 Market Street
Harrisburg, PA


Local Sites for Green Burial:


East Harrisburg Cemetery Company

233-6789
2260 Herr St.
Harrisburg, PA 17111


Paxtang Cemetery

Wood's Edge Green Burial Site
The most extensive green burial options available in the Harrisburg area.
401 Kelso St.
Harrisburg, PA  17111


Mellinger’s Mennonite Cemetery

shrouded and vaultless burials
1918 Lincoln Highway E
Lancaster, PA 17602
Phone Number: (717) 393-2661
adjacent to Mellinger’s Evangelical Lutheran Church


Oakwood Cemetery - Hybrid Burial Ground

Cremains buried in a forest near a tree in Pocono Plateau “Eco Eternity Forest”
600 N. Oakland Ave.

Sharon PA 16146 

724-346-4775


West Laurel Hill Cemetery
- Hybrid Burial Ground  


215 Belmont Ave.

Bala Cynwyd PA 19004 
 610-664-1591

Penn Forest Natural Burial Park

Pittsburgh, PA


Shoops Cemetery and Garden of Rest

shrouded and vaultless burials
4332 Lexington St.
Harrisburg, PA 17109
(717) 545-8121


Green Burial Supplies:


Heritage Estate Monuments
Sue Bleacher will engrave a natural fieldstone
Lancaster, PA
(717) 872-1750

York Casket Company

Wooden caskets with wooden dowel joints, adhesives are kosher
2880 Black Bridge Rd.
York, PA 17406
(717) 855-1521

Green Caskets from New Mexico

Green Caskets, Urns, Shrouds, Burial Information

Organic Cotton Clothing for Burial

Green Burial Shrouds

Last Updated on Tuesday, 31 March 2015 15:23