Our Work

MissionThe Green Burial Association of Maryland is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to promote the establishment and acceptance of green burials in Maryland by advocacy, public education, and providing assistance to organizations and individuals seeking to establish green cemeteries.

EducationSpeakers are available to provide presentations on green burial practices and grounds, and to discuss the ecological and spiritual aspects of green burial to interested public groups, or to those with funeral homes or cemeteries who want to explore this business opportunity. Speaker requests may be made on our Contact page. For funeral homes and cemeteries with clients inquiring about green burial, GBAM brochures may also be requested on the Contact page. The Resources page provides information on green cemeteries in and near Maryland, and where to find green burial supplies.

AdvocacyGBAM tracks legislative developments at the State and local level in order to provide timely input on legislation affection green burial issues in Maryland. We notify members of opportunities to have their voices heard on green burial issues. To join GBAM, please Contact us.

Support for Expanding Green Burial Options in MarylandGBAM works with individuals and organizations wishing to establish green or conservation burial grounds in Maryland, providing them with information, resources and guidance as they establish green options. Please make inquiries on our Contact page.