Maybe you did your part to celebrate Earth Day by picking up trash or planting a tree, but other people take their passion for a cleaner planet to the grave with an E–Coffin.
A casket built completely out of biodegradable plants which has been a trend in the United Kingdom for years.
Sunset Mesa Funeral Home director Megan Hess is already on board.
Even in the funeral business she says, "There's always a market for something new and innovative."
The coffins are made from plant materials such as banana sheaves and bamboo so the casket and the body degrade in about 2-3 years.
And speaking of green, they are almost half as much as a normal casket.
Hess says E-Coffins start at around $650 whereas other caskets are about $1200.
If you want to learn more about an E-Coffin, head to their website using the link below.
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