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
We are all becoming more environmentally conscious. Greater awareness and understanding of the importance of helping to care for our planet is resulting in people making more environmentally friendly choices.
Natural burial is not just better for the environment, its also often cheaper than traditional burial.
Woodland burial and all manner of natural burial services continue to help and support the bereaved and the environment. Direct natural burial supports the environment whilst helping alleviate funeral poverty and caring for the environment and encouraging nature.