Links

“Flameless cremation” – the first commercial alkaline hydrolysis facility in the country is in Minnesota. Short video news story at kare11.com/news/article/983169/391/Minnesotas-first-green-cremation-center-opens and a print story at startribune.com/local/162436556.html.

KSTP Minneapolis – TV news story about Heather Halen’s 2010 testimony before the Minnesota state legislature about her husband’s home vigil and green burial, which led to the passage of the Family Rights After-Death Care Act. http://kstp.com/news/stories/S1456501.shtml?cat=1

KQED San Francisco – TV news feature on national movement toward green burials: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gTzQ0GOelHk

CBS news feature on home funeral vigils and green burials. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ccN5pKaJa3U

Choices: Information on the regulations of the final disposition of a dead human body in Minnesota
www.health.state.mn.us/divs/hpsc/mortsci/choices.pdf

Undertaken With Love: A Home Funeral Guide for Congregations and Communities
Free download at www.homefuneralmanual.org

Resource Guide: A Manual for Home Funeral Care.
Elizabeth Knox
Free download at www.crossings.net

Linda Bergh & Marianne Dietzel www.beholdingthethreshold.com

Funeral Consumers Alliance – National: www.funerals.org

Funeral Consumers Alliance – Minnesota: www.fcaofmn.org

Funeral Ethics Organization
www.funeralethics.org

MN Funeral Planning, website with links to vendors around the state www.mnfuneralplanning.com

Trust for Natural Legacies
www.naturallegacies.org

Natural Transitions
www.naturaltransitions.org

National Home Funeral Alliance
www.homefuneralalliance.org

Green Burial Council
www.greenburialcouncil.org

Honoring Choices Minnesota Health Care Directive http://metrodoctors.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=48&Itemid=77

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