Eco Coffins are part of having a greener funeral. The Eco Coffin is made of hardcore cardboard that is considerably stronger than your everyday variety and impermeable. The cardboard itself is made from 90% recycled material and can be custom decorated and quite colorful depending on taste. Manufacturing of the Eco Coffin uses far less energy than the traditional western style burial casket. When the casket is placed in the ground or the remains cremated the coffin itself produces no toxic waste. Although burial regulations may vary the Eco Coffin is accepted at locations both in the US and Europe. So even when it's your time to kick it you can do it the green way!
2 by Doug Gunzelmann on April 30, 2008
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Doug is in perpetual motion and a self-proclaimed adventure junkie, that has had a longtime love affair with the great outdoors.
“I love being a part of the active world. The stuff that blows my hair back is adventure (all shapes and sizes), photography, mountaineering, Muay Thai, and seeing natural beauty in all its forms. The living earth is the framework on which I build my life and free time. My ideal trip would be BASE jumping at Sotano de Las Golandrinas in Mexico (closest I could come to skydiving through the jungle!). I work towards keeping it real, green, and healthy. ”
Doug is the co-founder of LiveOAK, although he says he didn’t know what a blog was until a couple months after he started.
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