Green Burial and Eco-Friendly Funerals: Episode 4 of A Good Goodbye TV

Apr 29, 2013 | 0 comments

Darren Crouch on A Good GoodbyeWant to “go green” with your funeral or cremation?

Episode Four of A Good Goodbye TV looks at green burial and eco-friendly funerals. While most people associate green only with living, green funerals and green burials provide a way to make end-of-life more meaningful. The discussion includes cremation scattering, funeral resource use and ways to reduce environmental impact.

The guest for this program is Darren Crouch, president of Passages International, which also sponsors the educational website The website introduces the reader to the full spectrum of greener practices one might consider when planning a funeral.

A Good Goodbye host Gail Rubin was interviewed on The Morning Brew program about the debut of A Good Goodbye TV on Albuquerque’s Here’s a YouTube video of that interview:

A Good Goodbye: Funeral Planning for Those Who Don’t Plan to Die is currently airing on Albuquerque’s Comcast cable system on the Channels 26 and 27. Each episode is scheduled as follows:

  • On Channel 26, the time slots (which are subject to change) are currently Tuesdays at 4:00 p.m. and Wednesdays at 1:00 p.m.
  • On Channel 27, the program airs Thursdays at 5:00 p.m. and Sundays at 9:00 a.m.
  • Episodes will also appear on both channels in additional unscheduled repeats.

A Good Goodbye TV is an educational and entertaining 14-episode series of 30-minute programs with expert interviews on “everything you need to know before you go.”

Host Gail Rubin brings a light touch to a serious subject. Like her award-winning book, A Good Goodbye: Funeral Planning for Those Who Don’t Plan to Die, the television program covers information most people don’t know about until faced with a death in the family.

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The first 12 programs will become a set of DVDs with three interviews per disc. A Good Goodbye TV interviews will be grouped by content:

  • DVD 1  Over My Dead Body: Essentials of Funeral Planning – Preneed funeral planning, cremation, cemetery Q&A
  • DVD 2  Trending Topics: Pets, Funeral Parties and Going Green – Pet loss grief and disposition choices, life celebrations and celebrants, green burial and eco-friendly funerals
  • DVD 3  Death and Taxes: A Primer on Finances and Funerals – estate planning, financial planning, cost management
  • DVD 4  Good Grief! Save Money, Live and Die Better – Medicaid and more, advance directives, grief counseling

SPECIAL OFFER: Place your advance order for the four-DVD set at a 20% discount! The series will retail for $49.97. Place your pre-production order today for only $39.97 plus shipping. A free copy of the book A Good Goodbye will be sent right away to those who place advance orders. CLICK HERE to order.

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