I know I want to be cremated, but then what? Will I be left on a mantle and run the risk of a “Meet The Parents” scenario?
Will I be left in some mausoleum and make my remaining family and friends feel guilty if they don’t visit me? I also don’t want to take up unnecessary space. I’m channeling my inner Hippie I know, but I can’t help it! I just heard of Eco-friendly bios urns that gives you the opportunity to put your ashes in an urn that contains a seed that will grow into a tree. They even let you pick the type of tree that you would like to become.
The urn is made up of a coconut shell, compacted peat and cellulose. The ashes serve as nutrients that help the tree to grow. What a creative and responsible way to leave this earth. Bravo to the designers Martin Azua and Gerard Moline.
What tree would you like to be?
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(image credits: martinazua.com, clip: meettheparents movie clip from utube)