Archives for August 2017

10 Clever things to do with fallen tree branches and tree trunks

Trees are some of the longest and oldest living things on earth! Although some times, they are susceptible to breakage. Often times, people choose to discard tree branches or stumps which could otherwise be put to good use. We believe in not only the power of recycling, but also the power of upcycling. Upcycling is […]

Benji The Cocker Spaniel Was Planted In a Bios Urn With A Flowering tree

The loss of a pet is profound, and generally the grief which accompanies such a loss is not often talked about. While it is normal to mourn those we lose, there isn´t much in our cultural playbook for mourning the loss of a great companion and pet. How do we honor our loyal companions, after […]

Alklaline Hydrolysis is an eco-friendly alternative to cremation

A New Type of Cremation A year ago we wrote a post about alkaline hydrolysis, frequently dubbed resomation or “green cremation.” Since that time, new advances have been made and resomation has been legalized in several states in the U.S. Burials are said to be more polluting to the environment than cremation. To put it […]

Susan Planted Her Daughter´s Bios Urn with a Jacaranda Tree

The loss of a child is one of the most difficult things a parent can ever endure. In 2016, Susan Pendleton unexpectedly lost her 19 year old daughter Alexis. Her daughter´s life was tragically cut short by a drunk driver in Arizona. Susan decided to use a Bios Urn for her daughter Alexis, because Alexis […]

Celebrating 20 years of Bios Urn: 1997-2017

Functionality and use of design The idea for the Bios Urn came to co-founder Gerard Moline when he was a young child. He was in the garden planting flowers and vegetables with his grandmother, when she discovered a dead bird. She instinctively took the bird, buried it in a hole and planted some wildflower seeds […]

These “Galaxy Flowers” Hold The Universe In Their Petals

Celestial Petals Are Perfect For Flower Gazing Nature is just amazing. From Skeleton flowers which turn completely translucent when it rains, to a crooked forest – it seems to have it all! These flowers, which are being dubbed “galaxy flowers” seem to offer the same sense of wonder and amazement. The scientific name of the […]

What the press is saying about the Bios Incube

Since launching to the public last month, the Bios Incube has been featured in several wonderful publications which we wanted to share with you.  Some of these publications are notable and related to design, innovation, technology, and eco-friendly living.  The Bios Incube is the first system of its kind in the world, and has been […]