Green Burial in Asia

‘Green burial’ encouraged by Lan Tian (China Daily) 2010-04-01

China issues green burial guidelines Chunmei  Source:  2016-02-25

Ecological Citizenship and Green Burial in China Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics December 2016, Volume 29, Issue 6, pp 985–1001

多地劲吹绿色殡葬风 节地生态葬环保又庄重 2017-04-04 – Beijing provide free burial fee for green burial 04/04/c_1120747447.htm

Hong Kong
In crowded Hong Kong, ‘green’ burials might be the best solution -With unauthorized facilities now outlawed, the government should encourage alternatives such as scattering ashes in the sea and in memorial gardens
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, 06 June, 2017 SouthChina Morning Post

For baby boomers, return returning to nature emerges as alternative burial option, The Japan Times, 22 Jan 2014

Jan 11, 2012 – Republic of China (Taiwan) … Tree burial: refers to a burial in which the cremated ashes are mixed … the municipal government at the municipal level, the township (town, …. Cemeteries shall have public green open space not less than??? … burials are allowed to have the tree burial area included in the area.

Eco-burials on the rise: ministry
REST IN PEACE: More than 16,000 people since 2001 have adopted alternative burial methods, such as tree or flower burials, a top Department of Civil Affairs official said Taipei Times, Apr 05, 2015 – Page 3

Trend toward green burials on the rise in Taiwan: ministry 2017/04/02

Taipei leads the way on green burials, The China Post News Staff Monday, April 10, 2017

埔心第5公墓樹葬 宛如長眠公園 2017-05-06 Liberty Times Net

Seoul to open ‘tree burial’ site for its citizens 2011/04/05 Yonghap News Agency

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