We recommend that you use the services of a funeral director who is a member of a trade association, each of whom have codes of practice to ensure levels of care. You are welcome to contact a number of funeral directors to ensure that the service offered and pricing meets with your needs. Reputable funeral directors will not mind you questioning their services and pricing policy and will do their best to help in any way.
Association of Green Funeral Directors – Dedicated to helping members of the public find funeral homes in their area which are willing to provide greener options in the funerals they carry out. www.greennfd.org.uk
The National Society of Allied and Independent Funeral Directors (SAIF) – SAIF represents more than 900 privately owned, independent funeral homes across the UK. www.saif.org.uk
The National Association of Funeral Directors (NAFD) – Established in 1905, the NAFD represents funeral directors who between them conduct in excess of 80% of UK funerals each year. www.nafd.org.uk
Direct cremation is now a common choice for funeral services, however, many people don’t know that direct natural burial is available. This offers all the advantages of direct cremation whilst also protecting the environment and providing a beautiful, natural legacy.
An increasing number of people are planning their funeral in advance. The Natural Burial Company can help you make decisions and you can buy a woodland burial plot in advance at todays price.