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Cemeteries & Crematoria Association of NSW

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OpusXenta | Going Green in Death Care

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What changes can cemeteries, crematoria and funeral homes make to protect our environment for the future?

It is impossible to put a price on the comfort that services like burials and cremations have brought to the bereaved in the last few hundred years. However, we have become increasingly aware of the unintended consequences of some of these actions and the negative impact that they are having on our environment.

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Whilst the sustainability challenges in our sector are plentiful, there are many steps, both large and small, that cemeteries, crematoria and funeral homes can take to help limit their impact on the environment.

Learn how you can move towards sustainable change with unique insights and practical steps to a greener way of operating.

Download OpusXenta’s guide to sustainable change in the death sector: Going Green in Death Care

You can also watch our five-part Climate Emergency Webinar Series on our resources page. Guest speakers include industry experts such as Brendan Day, Steve Telford, Howard Pickard and Professor Douglas Davies.