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Natural Burials

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Dayton, OH--

Sparking debate just a couple days after Earth Day this morning, an Ohio cemetery is giving families the options to go green.

In honor of earth day, Calvary cemetery announced you can now choose to have your body returned to the earth in a natural burial.
 
Bodies can be buried in biodegradable containers, like wooden or woven caskets or simply wrapped in a shroud. It's a trend growing in popularity nationwide.    

Calvary is the first cemetery in Ohio with this go green option, but it still offers traditional burials.

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