The term Death Care Industry refers to companies and organizations that provide services related to death: funerals, cremation or burial, and memorials. This includes for example funeral homes, coffins, crematoria, cemeteries, ... The first constitution of the National Funeral Directors Association was drafted in 1882.


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Oct 27, 2016 ... Eschewing the materials involved in prefabricated coffins, vaults, and tombstones can ... And, of course, a "death care industry" that had already taken body ... happy to oblige by selling ornate goods and services, wakes and viewings, ... In 1994 the center launched the Association of Natural Burial Grounds ...


Jan 13, 2011 ... Death in America is a $15 billion a year industry. ... The average cost of a funeral is $7323, according to The National Funeral Directors Association. ... All of Hillenbrand's funeral products are sold under their Batesville Casket ... Walmart is taking a share of the death care industry away from funeral homes ...


Mar 10, 2017 ... Doing death differently: today's funerals are not like they used to be ... burial in a cardboard coffin – funerals are increasingly personalised and non-religious ... training at the Natural Death Care Centre she founded in Byron Bay to work ... the individual, reflect an increasingly secular, individualistic society.


Apr 25, 2014 ... Another phenomenon in the death care industry is how people continue to ... In addition, grieving customers in need of funeral goods and services may ... The most expensive cost of a funeral is the casket, which on average has a .... largest trade association representing the blockchain technology industry.


Jan 19, 2011 ... The death industry, including funeral homes, crematoriums, and ... The company offers the $995 "Dad Remembered Steel Casket," ... Wal-Mart is taking a share of the death care industry away from funeral homes and related companies. .... of the International Cemetery and Cremation Funeral Association.


Apr 11, 2013 ... The FTC says you're also entitled to a written price list of all caskets, ... The cremation association says nearly 41% of all deaths resulted in ...


Apr 4, 2017 ... The $20-billion-dollar death industry is ripe for disruption—and not of the ... battlefield and into cities, death care became a professional pursuit. ... Between embalming, caskets, and headstones, the traditional funeral is rather toxic to the ... invaluable for both the individual griever and our society as a whole.