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Tag Archives: Green Burial
An interview with Philip Olson, Part Two
Today, SevenPonds speaks with Philip Olson, an assistant professor of Science and Technology in Society at Virginia Tech. Olson researches bioethics and environmental ethics, analyzing society’s complex relationship with new technologies. He has a particular interest in the study of alkaline … Continue reading
What Is the Current State of the Funeral Home Industry? An Interview with Glenda Sheffield: Part Two
A funeral home director gives her thoughts on green burials and talks about new directions her business is going
Welcome to Part Two of our interview with Glenda Sheffield. (You can find Part One here.) Glenda is the founder, owner and Senior Director of Sheffield Funeral Home in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She has been in the funeral home industry in … Continue reading
What is the Current State of the Funeral Home Industry? An Interview with Glenda Sheffield, Part One
A funeral home director offers her thoughts about the funeral home industry and its changing landscape
Today SevenPonds speaks with Glenda Sheffield. She is the founder, owner and Senior Director of Sheffield Funeral Home in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She has been in the funeral home business in one capacity or another for more than 30 years. Included … Continue reading
A Brooklyn, New York company is developing a "mushroom suit" to be worn after death
A New York-based company, Coeio, is experimenting with a new concept in green burials — mushrooms — or more specifically, a “mushroom suit.” According to company cofounders Jae Rhim Lee and Michael Ma, the suit and other burial products Coeio … Continue reading