Funeral Homes and Cemeteries in Maryland

As of spring 2019 the following cemeteries provide green burial options in Maryland and District of Columbia.  Please note, that the current providers represent Hybrid Cemeteries.

Baltimore Hebrew Congregation Cemetery
318 Berrymans Lane, Reisterstown, MD 21136
410-764-1587
https://www.baltomorehebrew.org/about/cemetery/

Bestgate Memorial Park
814 Bestgate Rd.
Annapolis, MD 21401
410-841-6255
www.lastingtributesfuneralcare.co

Congressional Cemetery
1801 E. Street Southeast
Washington, DC 20003
202-543-0539
www.congressionalcemetery.org 

United Hebrew Cemetery
3901 Washington Blvd.
Halethorpe, MD 21227
410-242-1444
http://www.mmae.org/cemetery.html


The following funeral homes presently accommodate green burial needs in Maryland.

Donaldson Funeral Home
1411 Annapolis Rd.
Odenton, MD 21113
410-672-2200
donaldsonfuneralhome.com 

Lasting Tributes Cremation and Funeral Care
814 Bestgate Rd.
Annapolis, MD 21401
410-897-4852
lastingtributesfuneralcare.com 

Parkview Funeral Home and Cremation Services
7527 Harford Rd.
Baltimore, MD 21234
410-444-4683
parkviewfh.com


Cemeteries outside the State of Maryland that are certified by the Green Burial Council.

Green Burial Council is the environmental certification organization.

To locate providers certified by the Green Burial Council in Maryland and nearby states, click here. For the purpose of this website the GBMA selected list of cemeteries within a 300 miles from Baltimore, Maryland. All of the below cemeteries have Green Burial Council Certification.

Duck Run Natural Burial Ground
3173 Sprotswood Trail
Harrisonburg, VA 22801
540-432-8650
duckruncemetery@aol.com, www.duckruncemetery.com

Greenspring Natural Cemetery
P.O. Box 415
Newfield, NY 14867
607-564-7577
info@naturalburial.org, www.naturalburial.org

Penn Forest Natural Burial Park
121 Colorado St.
Verona, PA 15147
pete@pennforestcemetery.com, www.pennforestcemetery.com.

Pine Forest Memorial Gardens
770 Stadium Dr.
Wake Forest, NC 27587
919-556-6776
dymatz@nc.rr.com, www.pineforestmemorial.com

Steelmantown Cemetery
327 Marshallville Rd.
Tuckahoe, NJ 08270
609-628-2297
www.steelmantowncemetery.com

Town of Rhinebeck Cemetery
3 Mill Rd.
Rhinebeck, NY 12572
845-876-3961
cemetery@rhinebeckny.gov, www.rhinebeckny.gov/cemetery.html

Cool Spring Natural Cemetery
901 Cool Spring Lane
Berryville, Virginia 22611-2700
Phone: (540) 955-4383
www.virginiatrappists.org/cemetery/

Green Burial Supplies

There are many providers of bio-degradable caskets, shrouds and other supplies, both at funeral homes that support natural burial and from the Green Burial Council’s list of approved suppliers.

Consumer Advocacy

Funeral Consumers Alliance is a nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting a consumer’s right to choose a meaningful, dignified, affordable funeral. Here is a link to the Maryland branch. The Funeral Consumers Alliance website lists local contacts in adjoining States.


Memo of Intent

This document, although not legally binding, is intended to express your wish to have a natural burial. This includes no embalming of your remains, a simple biodegradable casket, and no concrete burial vault.

Download here