How To Choose Between Burial or Cremation

After a death, the body may be either buried or cremated. There are a number options for where the body can be buried or can be done with the cremated remains. There are also many factors—including cost, religious or cultural traditions, and time constraints—that may influence your decision in choosing an interment method.

Basic features of burial

To learn more about burial, see our article Burial.

Basic features of cremation

To learn more about cremation, see our article Cremation.