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How Long Does It Take To Get Ashes After Cremation?

Cremation is an afterlife process that is slowly becoming a more preferred alternative to burial. While its popularity is growing, it still remains a practice that few people seem to fully...

Cremation, Helpful Information, Resources

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How Much Does it Cost to Cremate a Dog?

Anyone who’s experienced life with a beloved pet knows that their biggest flaw is having a shorter lifespan than people do. Eventually, you’ll need to say goodbye, but knowing how to deal with your...

Pet Cremation, Dog Cremation, Pet Burial Options

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How To Choose A Better Place Forests Memorial Option For Your Family

Are you interested in learning about Better Place Forests for your family but don't really know where to start?


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What People Are Choosing In California

One of the most common questions we hear from customers trying to plan their memorial is, "what is everyone else choosing?"

Cremation, Resources

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Breathtaking First Visits To The Mendocino Forest...

If you’ve been following us on our blog or on Facebook for a while, you know it’s been quite the journey to this point. From coming up with the idea for Better Place Forests, moving to California,...

The Journey

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The Visitor Experience: The Better Place Design Team Shows Off Their Ideas

Last Monday we had the opportunity to sit down with our design team (comprised of the incredibly talented Fletcher Studio, Min | Day and Matsys Design) and see some fleshed out designs for both the...

Architecture, Design, The Journey

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It Begins! Details From Our Architecture Kickoff Meeting In Mendocino

Last Monday was a milestone day for Better Place Forests as we had our architecture kickoff meeting on site in Mendocino.

Architecture, Design

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5 Memorial Details to Discuss With Your Family

Not too long ago, planning you and your family’s memorial was a straightforward proposition. More likely than not, you or a family member would purchase burial plots at the local cemetery and there...

Cremation, Family, Helpful Information, Resources

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3 Reasons Better Place Forests is Different Than Spreading on Your Own

The majority of people I’ve spoken with are inquiring about Better Place Forests because they have been responsible for a family member’s ashes in the past. It’s never a straightforward situation.

Cremation, Resources

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7 Questions You Should Ask Yourself When Choosing a Memorial

Over the last 2 years we’ve spoken with hundreds of families like yours as we’ve created Better Place Forests. In doing so, we’ve noticed the topics that come up the most when someone is going...

Cremation, Resources

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