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First cremation facility in Greece opens in Ritsona, East Attica

A historic moment for Greece: the first cremation facility in Greece has started its operation a couple of days ago in East Attica, 75 km away from Greek capital Athens. The facility is private. Board member of the Ritsona Incinerator and president of the Greek Cremation Society, Antonis Alakiotis, said …

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First private Crematorium in Attica expected to go in operation in autumn

The first private crematorium in Greece has received a license and it looks as if it will go in operation before the public ones. The private facility is located in Ritsona in North-East Attica, near Halkida. It is expected to go in operation in upcoming autumn. According to daily ethnos, …

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Environment Minister signs decision for cremation facility in Athens

Almost 13 years after cremations were legalized in Greece, Environment and Energy Minister Giorgos Stathakis signed a decision to allow the construction of the much anticipated cremation facilicity in Athens. The Minister’s decision determines the place and the conditions under which the facility will operate and as designed and proposed …

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First cremations in Thessaloniki expected in the first half of….

The procedures for the construction and operation of the Cremation Center in Thessaloniki are proceeding as planned despite the bureaucratic hurdles. Mayor Yannis Boutaris said on Wednesday, he was optimistic that the first cremations could be conducted in the first half of 2019. While still several permission are to be …

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