06 Apr '11, 5pm

We all know wool socks are nice and cozy. Why not take it a step further with a biodegradable wool coffin?

We all know wool socks are nice and cozy. Why not take it a step further with a biodegradable wool coffin?

Here’s a win-win if we ever saw one: You can spend eternity in the postmortem equivalent of a Snuggie, AND it’s better for the environment. Corpses are one thing we’re never going to be able to stop throwing away, so it’s worth finding lower-impact methods. Wool coffins are all-natural and fully biodegradable, making them a friendlier option than metal. (Comfier, too, but it’s not like their denizens care.)

Full article: http://www.grist.org/list/2011-04-06-biodegradable-wool-c...

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