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These Biodegradable Coffins Let You Choose What Tree You Want To Be

Death is perhaps the most respected and feared of all concepts of our cultures. Every culture has for long returned the dead bodies of their own to nature, some even preserved them.

But as the time changes, most methods tend to get old and inefficient, sometimes even harmful. With new age technologies, an Italian firm, Capsula Mundi, has created alternative burial method.

These Biodegradable Coffins Let You Choose What Tree You Want To Be

These Biodegradable Coffins Let You Choose What Tree You Want To Be

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Let me present, Organic Burial Pods

Let me present, Organic Burial Pods

These burial pods are the new generation coffins, made of biodegradable starch-plastic and are egg shaped.

This is how it works

This is how it works

They convert the deceased into the tree of their choice. It's an everlasting memorial and beautiful too.

These have been exhibited widely

These have been exhibited widely

And appreciated by many, only that it is still under legal scrutiny as Italian laws don't permit natural burial.

And it took years of work to get recognition

And it took years of work to get recognition

Anna Citelli and Raoul Bretzel

Anna Citelli and Raoul Bretzel

A preferable afterlife then that from myths, a tree

A preferable afterlife then that from myths, a tree

Maybe someday, this chill and monotony will change

Maybe someday, this chill and monotony will change

And instead, we will, in a beautiful place like this.

And instead, we will, in a beautiful place like this.

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