GBC

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GBCGeorgia Banking Company
GBCGame Boy Color
GBCGeorgia Baptist Convention (Atlanta, GA)
GBCGlobal Business Coalition
GBCGreater Baltimore Committee
GBCGothBoiClique (music group)
GBCGeneral Binding Corporation
GBCGeorge Brown College
GBCGrace Bible Church
GBCGlobal Business Communication (various organizations)
GBCGeneral Business Credit (various locations)
GBCGhana Broadcasting Corporation
GBCGreen Building Council
GBCGrace Baptist Church
GBCGoth Boi Clique (metal rap group)
GBCGoldey-Beacom College
GBCGreat Basin College (Nevada)
GBCGun Barrel City (Texas)
GBCGlobal Business Center
GBCGreater Boston Chapter
GBCGraduate Business Council
GBCGerman Blade Challenge
GBCGermantown Baptist Church (various locations)
GBCGreat Buildings Collection
GBCGreen Business Certification (East Leroy, MI)
GBCGrace Bible College
GBCGradignan Badminton Club (Gradignan, France)
GBCGrands Ballets Canadiens (French Canadian dance company)
GBCGreen Business Center (various locations)
GBCGosport Borough Council (UK)
GBCGibraltar Broadcasting Corporation
GBCGallbladder Cancer
GBCGameboy Camera (Nintendo)
GBCGuantanamo Bay Cuba
GBCGimbelet Basket Club (France)
GBCGreen Bean Casserole
GBCGreen Building Committee (various organizations)
GBCGround Breaking Ceremony
GBCGreen Burial Council
GBCGlobal Business Centre
GBCGive Back Cincinnati (Ohio)
GBCGaribaldi Highlands (Amtrak station code; Garibaldi Highlands, British Columbia, Canada)
GBCGreen Budget Coalition (Canada)
GBCGreat Ball Contraption
GBCGreen Business Conference (various locations)
GBCGoodwill Baptist Church (various locations)
GBCGrant Butler Coomber (public relations; various locations)
GBCGreen Button Connect (utility companies)
GBCGood Beer Club (Japan)
GBCGolden Bear Challenge (game)
GBCGovernor's Business Council
GBCGreen Building Consultant (various locations)
GBCGlobal Benchmarking Council
GBCGenerex Biotechnology Corporation (Canada)
GBCGIGA-BYTE Communications (Taiwan)
GBCGarfield Book Company (Tacoma, WA)
GBCGolden Buckeye Card (est. 1976; program; Ohio)
GBCGaussian Broadcast Channel
GBCGewerbliche Berufsschule Chur
GBCGreater Buffalo Chapter (Buffalo, NY)
GBCGöteborg Beachvolley Club
GBCGolden Bear Cafe (UC Berkeley)
GBCGeneral Business Committee
GBCGeneral Business Consultants, Inc. (Pinebrook, NJ)
GBCGlobal Bible Commentary
GBCGlobal Bangemann Challenge
GBCGable Brace Connector
GBCGruppo Beni Culturali (Italy)
GBCGeorgian Bay Country (tourism group; Canada)
GBCGood by Comparison
GBCGifu Bach-Chor (Choir)
GBCGreenbelt Baptist Church (Greenbelt, MD)
GBCGrammar-Based Code
GBCGeneva Bay Centre (Lake Geneva, WI)
GBCGeoBeeCentral (geography website)
GBCGeelse Bridge Club
GBCGulf Business Council
GBCGlobal Biochemical Cycles
GBCGuide By CIC
GBCGeneral Broadcast Channel
GBCGoderich Bridge Club (Canada)
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"That's why the Green Burial Council was established as a nonprofit organization."
The city of Lawrence, Kan., looked to the Green Burial Council for guidance when officials voted in 2008 to become the first municipality to create a natural burial site at a public cemetery.
By JOE SEHEE, executive director of the Green Burial Council (greenburialcouncil.org), a former Jesuit lay minister and spiritual director, and a senior fellow with the Environmental Leadership Program.
Carmel and other members of the religious community are beginning to take the lead in reclaiming their end-of-life rituals," said Joe Sehee, executive director of the Green Burial Council, which now has more than 200 approved death-care providers in its national network, including 26 funeral homes in Michigan.
Many of the group's member cemeteries--you can find a directory on the Green Burial Council's website--offer clients the option of burying loved ones in more natural landscapes uncluttered by headstones and mausoleums.
CONTACTS: Green Burial Council, www.greenburialcouncil.org; Forest Stewardship Council, www.fscus.org; Greensprings Natural Cemetery, www.naturalburial.org; Great Burial Reef, www.greatburialreef.com; Eternal Reefs, www.eternalreefs.com.
No embalming fluid is used (nor is it necessary--the Green Burial Council says there is no evidence that embalming provides public health benefits and that, if necessary, a body can be preserved for a few days in a cooler or by using dry ice).
The Green Burial Council (www.GreenBurialCouncil.org) certifies products, practices and places of rest.
The Green Burial Council is an independent, nonprofit organization that encourages environmentally sustainable death care practices as a means of acquiring restoring, and stewarding natural areas, and assists consumers in identifying "green" cemetery, funeral, and cremation services.
The idea of being reintegrated into the earth is not new, agrees Joe Sehee, executive director of the Green Burial Council, a national organization set up in 2005 to encourage ethical and environmentally sustainable practices in the burial industry.
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