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A green burial, also known as a natural burial, is an alternative to typical burial customs. In a green burial, the body is laid to rest in the soil without a traditional casket. The body is not embalmed, and the container (if any) is intended to decompose naturally. The purpose of a green burial is to reduce the carbon footprint and limit waste. The traditional funeral process is harsh on the environment, so this counter-movement aims to lower the harm to the planet. Many people are choosing a green burial for themselves, and this is an affordable final solution that does the world some good.