Funeral and Cemetery Associations

Associations

Several industry associations have been established to promote and organize various aspects of the funeral industry. They are a wealth of information and can be very helpful for both consumers as well as groups seeking to develop new services and burial grounds.

Services or groups listed in this section are for INFORMATION PURPOSES ONLY. We DO NOT recommend or specifically endorse any particular service or group.

Green Burial Associations

Conventional Funeral Associations

Related Links

Key Words: memorial cemetery casket natural burial genealogy family tree ancestry ancestors legacy grief death insurance funeral funeral hotel online memorial tree planting eulogy cremation funeral home

Green Burial Associations

Green Burial Council
Based in the USA, the Council has established " Green Certified " protocols for cemetery site selection, memorial nature preserve operators, funeral providers and cremation facilities. The Center offers memberships for organizations meeting their stringent environmental standards.
http://www.greenburialcouncil.org/

Association of Natural Burial Grounds
Based in the United Kingdom, this organization offers advice on " How To Set Up a Natural Burial Grounds " publishes a " Code of Practice " and offers a newsletter for members and several publications for the general public.
http://www.naturaldeath.org.uk/

The North American Woodland Burial Society
The NAWBS is a grass-roots volunteer network comprising of individuals from all vocations, religious beliefs, and areas of the continent, who have the desire to further the dignified and loving practice of natural woodland burials.
http://woodlandburial.htmlplanet.com/

 

Conventional Funeral Associations

Funeral Service Association of Canada
http://www.fsac.ca/

International Cemetery and Funeral Association
http://www.icfa.org/

National Funeral Directors Association
http://www.nfda.org/

Cremation Association of North America
http://www.cremationassociation.org/

Funeral Service Association of Canada
http://www.fsac.ca/