The New York Times' Elisabeth Rosenthal reports that New York spends "$10 million annually to send 100,000 tons of plastic bags that are tossed in the general trash to landfills in South Carolina, Ohio and Pennsylvania."
What's the greenest way to dispose of a body, after a natural death and hopefully after a long life, of course? Burial? Cremation? Both have a long proud tradition, but there's another tradition being revitalized by the Parsi community of Mumbai.