We commit his body to the ground; earth to earth, ashes to ashes, dust to dust….

pod

‘Earth, that nourished thee, shall claim
Thy growth, to be resolved to earth again.’

tree not headstone

 

When I die I want a to be buried into a biodegradable burial pod. In the pod the body is first encapsulated into a fetal position in order to fit inside it. The pod looks like an earthy piece of art, but really it’s a biodegradable “casket.” Once the burial pod is buried deep underground a tree seed or a young tree is placed directly above it. The burial pod that literally turns a person’s remains into nutrients for a beautiful tree growing directly up above. Instead of a cemetery, these parks will be referred to as “memory forests.”

memory forest

Memory Forest

Read these article

1. The biodegradable burial pod that turns your body into a tree by

http://edition.cnn.com/2017/05/03/world/eco-solutions-capsula-mundi/index.html

2. Bye-Bye Coffins, These Organic Burial Pods Turn Your Loved Ones Into Trees by Earth Porm

http://www.earthporm.com/bye-bye-coffins-these-organic-burial-pods-turn-your-loved-ones-into-trees/

3. Capsula Mundi

http://www.capsulamundi.it/en/

4. Say goodbye to coffins… organic burial pods will turn your body into a tree after you die by Stephen Jones, Irish Mirror

http://www.irishmirror.ie/news/say-goodbye-coffins-organic-burial-7944152

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