Forget coffins, these burial pods are the future.
Capsula Mundi is an eco-friendly alternative to being buried in a coffin.
These revolutionary “seeds” were developed in the hopes of offering a more practical burial.
It seemed highly impractical that a coffin made of wood would typically only be of use for about 3 days, when it normally takes 30-40 years for a tree to grow.
Like a coffin, these egg-shaped pods are designed to each house a deceased human body for burial.
The body is seated in the fetal position within the biodegradable pod and buried in the ground.
From there, a tree is planted above it, allowing its roots to soak nutrients and grow.
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