Gerard Moline offers an organic alternative to traditional burial practices and “reintroduces the human being to the natural circle of life.” The Bio-Urn is made from biodegradable materials, including coconut shell, compacted peat and cellulose. Inside the urn is a seed of a tree, and once planted, the seed germinates and begins to grow.
The mortuary urn is a patented design and rethinks the meaning of “life after death” and provides a greener option than traditional methods. Embalming bodies often uses harsh chemicals, while caskets are often made from non-sustainable materials and even endangered wood.
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Photos courtesy of Martin Azua