Bios Urn® has been getting a lot of interesting press coverage and we thought you may like to see some of the latest press clippings. Every journalist has a different take on the Bios Urn® idea and the ever-changing funeral industry which is always very interesting to read.
Being the pioneering company to have created the very first biodegradable urn in the world and the only one to introduce the idea of planting a tree with the remains obtained after cremation, the brand has become quite the reference in the media.
So let´s see what the press is saying about Bios in 2019!
What the press is saying about Bios
From diamonds to rockets, mourning the dead has gotten high-tech
“Throughout history, people have devised elaborate ways to memorialize the dead: the pyramids of Egypt, Europe’s Gothic mausoleums, the Taj Mahal in India. What some mourners consider meaningful, others would call macabre. In 19th-century Europe and America, “death photography” produced portraits of the departed in lifelike poses; in the Tibetan Buddhist rite known as sky burial or bya gtor (alms for the birds), earthly remains are set out to feed vultures. Notions about honoring the dead are shaped by many factors—culture, tradition, geography, religion. But the notion is one thing, and the execution is another.” Continue reading…
Upgrade your kitchen with these essential culinary gadgets
“Whether you’re looking to grow herbs, find recipe ideas or zhuzh up your breadboard, we’ve hunted down the finest – and wackiest (plant-growing urn!) – innovations to update your kitchen.[…] At a towering 750mm tall, the Bios Incube is sure to make its presence felt around the house – or get under your feet – depending on the your fondness for the deceased.” Continue reading…
Disruption comes for death
“Cremation is on the rise. Whimsical and environmentally friendly businesses are changing the final frontier. In the 19th century, the American Industrial Revolution was responsible for momentous technological strides: The country’s first cotton mill, the invention of the telegraph and sewing machine, and the completion of the United States’ first transcontinental railroad. Also born of the period’s innovation was the modern funeral industry — from the newly mechanized manufacturing of caskets to the reemergence of embalming, a means of corpse preservation in which chemicals are injected into the body in order to slow decomposition, a practice dating back to ancient Egypt.” Continue reading…
BURY ODD: Liquid ‘aquamation’ and burned bodies squeezed into DIAMONDS – bizarre alternatives to being buried or cremated.
“WHEN someone pops their clogs, you can be pretty sure they’ll either be buried or cremated – but some prefer a send off that’s a little different. Whether its melting your body in hot water or firing your ashes into orbit, there are many bizarre alternatives to the more traditional end-of-life solutions.” Continue reading…
Interesting funeral services you should know about
“It’s 2019 and a lot has changed — even the business of death. Today it is no longer taboo to talk about the end of one’s life, and marking the passing of a loved one needn’t be a grim, gong-and-chanting-filled affair. While modern funerals today aren’t quite full blown block parties (we’re not that progressive), memorial services are moving away from being an arcane, superstitious affair to something that treats those who have passed in a more personable way.” Continue reading…
Las ‘start up’ revitalizan el sector funerario
“El auge de la incineración y el cambio de mentalidad generacional dan nuevos aires al sector funerario. Los jóvenes no quieren velatorios tristes. Para ellos es prioritario que sus entierros sean ecológicos y dejar en orden su legado digital.” Continue reading…
Other press clippings featuring the Bios Urn® and the Bios Incube®!
Five designs for a sustainable death – Dezeen
All The Ways To (Legally) Dispose Of A Dead Body – Life Hacker Australia
7 curiosas ideas para un funeral ecológico – Tic Beat
Morir, últimes tendències – Ara Cat
What do you think of what the press is saying about Bios? We would love to hear from you in the Comments section below!
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