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This Awesome Urn Will Turn You into a Tree After You Die

This Awesome Urn Will Turn You into a Tree After You Die
by Teodora Zareva “After you die, do you want your body to feed worms or to feed squirrels?” asks the team behind the Bios Urn — a product by Spanish design studio estudimoline — that enables you, your loved ones, or your pets to be buried in a life-assuring kind of way by transforming their ashes into a tree. “Bios Urn changes the way people see death, converting the 'end of life' into a transformation and a return to life through nature. [It is] a smart, sustainable, and ecologically friendly way to approach what’s, probably, one of the most important moments in human life.” The Urn is 100% biodegradable, made of coconut shell, compacted peat, and cellulose. The Urn is manufactured both for people and for pets; it can be used with ash saved from another urn, and it doesn’t expire. Leaving behind a tree definitely seems like a better option than leaving behind a tombstone. Photos: Urna Bios

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