Announces List of 5 Advantages of Cremation

Share Article notes that based on research by the National Funeral Directors Association [as reported in the Marietta Times on June 1st] the cremation rate in the United States has risen from 3.56 percent in 1960 to 40 percent in 2010. offers a list of five advantages of cremation. recognizes that the popularity of cremation is growing around the world. This week Vanguard reports (June 10, 2013) in ‘Nigeria: Governor Fashola Signs Cremation Bill Into Law’ that the new law is in response to the global rise in cremations. releases its list of five advantages of cremation.

1.    Cremation is more economical. The average cost of a traditional burial today is around $10,000. Normally cremation costs less than $3,000.

2.    Another advantage in today’s mobile society is that people often live far from where their parents lived. Cremation allows individuals to take their loved ones with them, no matter where they move.

3.    Environmentally friendly- Many people choose cremation because it is better for the environment. No vaults are left in the ground that will last for eternity. Plus, there are also no grave markers that will take up land.

4.    Simpler- Many people like to die in peace and don’t want a circus around their death. Cremation can be carried out in a quiet manner.

5.    Cremation provides many different types of disposition options. For example, if a loved one enjoyed hiking, his or her remains can be dropped over a favorite mountain; the remains of a father who loved fishing can be disposed of over his favorite lake. acknowledges that there are several advantages to cremation which has led to the increase in cremations in the United States and other countries. releases its list of five advantages of cremation.

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