In the short piece below, the CBC’s On the Money program explores the rise in eco-friendly burials in Canada and how green burial could be part of the solution to the need for burial space across the country.
Erik and Reinaldo from the LEES+Associates team were at the annual meeting of the Green Burial Society of Canada,
In Palermo it is forbidden to die because there are no more places in the cemeteries.
Our associate Eileen Finn took a photo of this sign on a recent trip to the Sicilian capital of Palermo, it’s a witty yet stark reminder that cemeteries running out space is a worldwide dilemma.
LEES+Associates presented a preliminary concept for a new Family Bike Park proposed for Salt Spring Island at a well-attended Public Open House on March 25th.
Visitors reviewed information on the planning process and environmental and technical assessments and walked the site with tour guide, Elizabeth FitzZaland of Green City Builders.