New ways to bury people – level 1

05-10-2021 07:00

People usually do two things with a dead body. One thing is to use cremation. Cremation is when you burn the body. The other thing is to bury the body. This is when you put the body in the ground.

Natural Funeral is a US company. This company does different things. They do water cremation and green burial. Both are more friendly to the natural world.

They do not make any emissions. They do not take space in the ground. Water cremation changes the body into a fertilizer. Green burial changes the body into compost.

Both ways mean that the body returns to nature. The body becomes different. The body helps plants grow.

Difficult words: burial (when people put a dead person in the ground), emission (a gas which makes the air dirty), fertilizer (a chemical which people put in the ground, and it helps plants grow), compost (old plants, vegetables, or food which people put in the ground, and it helps the plants grow).

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