Many families choose cremation over burial because of much lower costs. But what if one could return to the earth quickly, cleanly and cheaply? Burial.me will allow families to bury their dead on private land at a quarter of the cost of a traditional burial.
Alkaline hydrolysis, an alternative to fire-based cremation, uses one-tenth of CO2-producing energy used by retorts. “Flameless cremation” is currently offered at four U.S. funeral homes and three anatomical research facilities, including the Mayo Clinic.
Ed Gazvoda, a pioneering entrepreneur offering these alternative disposition methods, joins host Gail Rubin on A Good Goodbye Radio on Wednesday, May 28 at 6:00 p.m. ET/3:00 p.m. PT on TogiNet Talk Radio. He’ll discuss alkaline hydrolysis, his new Burial.me approach to disposition, and developing changes in the funeral industry.
Topics to be covered include:
- The growth of alkaline hydrolysis in the funeral industry
- What the Burial.me process involves and how it will change funerals
- How much traditional funerals cost and how families can lower their expenses
- Where alkaline hydrolysis systems can be found today
- Consumer demands and the changing marketplace in funeral service
Listeners are invited to call in with their questions and stories during the second half of the program. The toll-free number is 866-404-6519.
A Good Goodbye isan entertaining and educational weekly 60-minute online radio show on “everything you need to know before you go.” The program airs live on Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m. ET / 5:00 p.m. CT / 4:00 p.m. MT / 3:00 p.m. PT on TogiNet Talk Radio.
Each show becomes available as a podcast shortly after each live program. All past program podcasts on A Good Goodbye radio can be downloaded for free from iTunes,TogiNet Talk Radio or AGoodGoodbye.com.
A Good Goodbye covers a wide range of critical information most people don’t consider until there’s a death in the family. Host Gail Rubin, CT, brings a light touch to a serious subject and presents expert interviews on funeral planning issues with practical insights into the party no one wants to plan.
By planning ahead and having a conversation, families can reduce stress at a time of grief, minimize family conflict, save money and create a meaningful, memorable “good goodbye.”
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ABOUT GAIL RUBIN
Gail Rubin, CT, The Doyenne of Death®, is author of the award-winning book, A Good Goodbye: Funeral Planning for Those Who Don’t Plan to Die. Host of A Good Goodbye television series and Internet radio show, she is a Certified Thanatologist (that’s a death educator) and a popular speaker who uses humor and films to get the funeral planning conversation started. She’s also a Certified Funeral Celebrant, funeral planning consultant, and insurance agent.
Rubin is a member of the Association for Death Education and Counseling, the International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association, and the National Speakers Association New Mexico Chapter. She is President of the Jewish-Christian Dialogue of New Mexico, helping to start conversations across religions. Her website is www.AGoodGoodbye.com.