Regardless of your faith or lack of for that matter, we can all probably agree that this idea pretty appealing. Forget a coffin, burial pods are a new biodegradable alternative that will turn a persons deceased body into nutrients that will help a tree grow and blossom, essentially bringing the persons entire life full circle.
After being put into the fetal position the person is buried in a small capsule and a tree or seed is planted above their capsule. Their are multiple trees to choose from however the project remains a concept due to burial laws in Italy. The idea that instead of chopping down a tree for wood to create a coffin, you are actually creating a tree which your loved ones can visit and care for is quite comforting.