Veronica Klucik co-curated a 2022 exhibition for the Museum of Design Atlanta – aka MODA – entitled Full Circle: Design Without End. The exhibition explores the ideas of regenerative and circular design and how it can be transformative for our people and our planet, which Veronica believe believes “is epitomized in the work carried out […]
The Design Museum in Barcelona Features the Bios Urn® in its Permanent Exhibition
The city of Barcelona in Spain is famous for its stunning architecture (think Gaudí), its soccer team and its vibrant cultural heritage. It is often a stop-over for anyone visiting Europe. The city is also famous for design. So when the Design Museum in Barcelona decided to feature the Bios Urn ® in its permanent exhibition, […]
A Story of Circular Design: Ethics and Sustainability in the Bios Urn® Design
Every person generates waste, it is a fact of modern life. It is a consequence of the pervasive linear economic model based on extraction, production, consumption and disposal. A model that implies a high environmental cost, both when producing products and at the end of their life cycle. The circular economy model, also known […]
“I Am A Professional Carer For Animals At Their End Of Life” – Elizabeth’s Journey to Running a Mobile Pet Hospice
Hello. My name is Elizabeth and I am the founder and Primary Caretaker at The Caretakers, specialists in end-of-life care for pets. I am originally from Ireland and I came to San Diego, California in the eighties. I won a Green Card in the Lottery. I was quite lucky and I was lucky again […]
5 Most-Read Posts of 2021 In The Bios Urn Blog !
One of the best things about what we do is writing about new content around death and the modern funeral industry then sharing it with our community in the Bios urn blog. It is fascinating to see first hand how things are evolving and becoming greener and more easily accessible throughout the world. In […]
Letter To My Loved-Ones : I Will Write My End-of-Life Plans Down For You
Dear loved-ones, My New Year’s Resolution for 2022 is to think about what I would like to happen after I die. I know, it’s definitely not the most common of resolutions, nor the most common of topics in actual fact. But thinking about life, also entails thinking about the end of life, […]
“My Master’s Thesis on Eco-Friendly Funerals” Interview with Florine, Student at Sorbonne University in Paris
Florine, a Master student who recently graduated from the world-renown La Sorbonne University in Paris (as seen in the main photo), contacted the Bios team as part of the research for her thesis that she was writing on the funeral sector. Her choice of subject: The development of eco-friendly funerals in France reveals the […]
How to Really Be with Nature – A Guided Meditation
Struggling with stress or anxiety can make everyday tasks daunting, difficult and stress inducing. Everyone has different techniques to relax, calm down and feel connected with ALL our emotions. Many people find that connecting with nature is extremely powerful to reduce stress and anxiety or when feeling extremely strong emotions related with grief. Feeling the breeze on […]
What Is The Best Season To Plant Trees?
If you are about to plant a Bios Urn ® tree, one of the things to consider is which is the best season to plant trees in. This is a key consideration so as to give your tree urn the best chance of growing nice and strong. If you live in the Northern Hemisphere, fall […]
What Exactly Is Permaculture?
The term “permaculture” is a contraction of “permanent culture” that was first coined by Australians Bill Mollison and David Holmgren in 1978. In more recent times, permaculture and more sustainable production systems in general are growing exponentially. For many, it is a life philosophy that they live fully. Some even make a living from […]
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