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Paying last respects to the deceased is a deeply cultural ritual. Two of the common practices are burial and cremation. In a multicultural country such as the US, adopting a ritual is a choice for those with weak cultural attachments. Funeral arrangements in the US are a business, and all businesses compete in part by providing customized services that suit the requirements of the customers.
Currently, “environmentally conscious” groups have issues…
Source: Living With Insects Blog