] GREAT IDEA - About freakin time... Rest in peace, not granite.
] I personally loathe ornate and fancy mausoleums.
] CANBERRA (Reuters) - It will be standing room only for
] those being buried at a new Australian cemetery that aims to
] provide cheap, environmentally friendly burials.
] Australia's Victoria state government has approved plans for
] the cemetery at Darlington, 200 km (125 miles) southwest of
] the Victorian capital Melbourne, where corpses will be
] buried vertically in body bags -- instead of caskets -- on
] grazing land. "When you die, you are returned to the earth
] with a minimum of fuss and with no paraphernalia that would
] affect the environment," a spokesman for Palacom, which will
] establish the cemetery, told Australian Associated Press on
RE: Standing Room Only at New Cemetery