'green' funeral products
'green' funeral products
nov 08, 2007

'green' funeral products

l: ‘the journey earthurn’ is a biodegradable urn made from paper.
r: ‘oneearth australia coffin’ is manufactures from 100% recycled cardboard and non-toxic paints.

it seems that in the continual push to be environmentally friendly, no product is safe from being made more ‘green’.
funeral practices are the latest thing to get a green make-over. here are some unique urns and coffins that make
an attempt to help reduce the environmental impact of the funeral industry.

'green' funeral products l: ‘compakta coffin’ is made from recycled paper and wood pulp. it uses no fasteners, natural glues and cotton handles. r: ‘the arka ecopod’ is a coffin made from compressed newspaper.

via: inventor spot

  • Here’s one more, a [url=http://www.richardlamb.com/productcart/pc/viewPrd.asp?idproduct=730]biodegradable urn[/url] made of compressed sand and gelatin. Appropriately, it is meant for burial at sea, and will dissolve completely over time. The disadvantages? It is not inexpensive – there can be a price for going green – and some people are not so sure about its looks.


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