These Burial Pods Turn Your Loved Ones Into Trees. Imagine Sacred Forests Instead Of Cemeteries

March 1, 2015

Cremation is no longer the only alternative to the traditional (burial) funeral. An Italian company came up with an eco-friendly alternative that is getting a lot of attention lately.

The Capsula Mundi project has developed an organic, biodegradable burial capsule that will turn the deceased's body into nutrients for a tree that will grow out of their remains.

burial pods

Each person chooses their favorite tree.

burial pods

Instead of cemeteries full of tombstones, friends and relatives will visit sacred forests.

burial pods

burial pods

burial pods

(H/T) A Plus. The project is currently still a concept. Learn more at Capsula Mundi.

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