Long-lasting Houseplants That Last For Years

Thinking of growing long-lasting houseplants as a living memorial with the  Bios Urn®? Or, better yet, houseplants that can live forever? While ‘forever’ might be a stretch, some houseplants can become living legacies, lasting for decade or even centuries. Take, for instance, the Eastern Cape cycad at the Kew Gardens Conservatory, potted in 1775 and […]

10 Ways To Reconnect With Nature This Holiday Season

As the holiday season approaches, it’s the perfect time to step away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and reconnect with  nature and all of its beauty. Whether you find joy in a winter forest walk, birdwatching, or a quiet night of stargazing, there are countless ways to embrace the natural wonders around […]

Help Plant Trees For Free Whilst Shopping Online With The Freetree Browser Extension

Ecosia, the world’s largest not-for-profit internet search engine, released the new Freetree browser extension that aims to help plant millions of new trees without costing you a cent!   Sounds too good to be true right? It´s not! This is how Freetree works… A browser extension adds features and functions to a browser. When you […]

Bios Urn Featured At Museum Of Design Atlanta n Circular Design Exhibition

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 […]

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, […]