Green Burial in Asia

China
‘Green burial’ encouraged by Lan Tian (China Daily) 2010-04-01
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-04/01/content_9671805.htm

China issues green burial guidelines Chunmei  Source: Sino-US.com  2016-02-25
http://www.sino-us.com/120/12522592606.html

Ecological Citizenship and Green Burial in China Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics December 2016, Volume 29, Issue 6, pp 985–1001
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10806-016-9643-6

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
http://news.xinhuanet.com/2017- 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
http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/2097192/crowded-hong-kong-green-burials-best-solution

Japan
For baby boomers, return returning to nature emerges as alternative burial option, The Japan Times, 22 Jan 2014
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/tag/natural-burial/

Taiwan
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. http://www.moi.gov.tw/english/english_law/law_detail.aspx?sn=166

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
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/taiwan/archives/2015/04/05/2003615207

Trend toward green burials on the rise in Taiwan: ministry 2017/04/02 http://focustaiwan.tw/news/asoc/201704020010.aspx

Taipei leads the way on green burials, The China Post News Staff Monday, April 10, 2017
http://www.chinapost.com.tw/editorial/taiwan-issues/2017/04/10/495233/taipei-leads.htm

埔心第5公墓樹葬 宛如長眠公園 2017-05-06 Liberty Times Net
http://news.ltn.com.tw/news/local/paper/1100023

Korea
Seoul to open ‘tree burial’ site for its citizens 2011/04/05 Yonghap News Agency
http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr/national/2011/04/05/3/0302000000AEN20110405003100315F.HTML

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