Natural Green Burials

Natural Green Burials


Natural Green Burial Area


Glenwood Cemetery is now licenced to offer Green Burials. A new section has been developed to offer Green Burials in the natural green forest which is specially designed to permit human remains to be returned to the earth as naturally as possible.


  • No embalming using formaldehyde or other non-biodegradable chemicals
  • A simple biodegradable casket, container, shroud or cremation urn 
  • No concrete grave liner or vault 
  • Only central memorialization
  • Habitat or ecosystems enhancement 


If you would like to make pre-arrangements or for more information about this “Green” option for casket and urn burials call Glenwood Cemetery at 613-476-3511 or send an email to

If you like to read more about the Green Burial Society of Canada click on link below