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Bamboo Eco2 Round Coffin

Bamboo Eco2 Round Coffin£339.00

The exterior of the bamboo eco2 coffins are woven from sustainable and flexible bamboo cane, these have been woven in the traditional way. The straw-coloured bamboo has a light green hue, and as with all natural materials, the colour of the bamboo can slightly differ on each strand. The interior is a simple, eco-friendly, cardboard structure.


Bamboo Eco2 Traditional Coffin

Bamboo Eco2 Traditional Coffin£339.00

The exterior of the bamboo eco2 coffins are woven from sustainable and flexible bamboo cane, these have been woven in the traditional way. The straw-coloured bamboo has a light green hue, and as with all natural materials, the colour of the bamboo can slightly differ on each strand. The interior is a simple, eco-friendly, cardboard structure.

Bamboo Lattice Traditional Coffin

Bamboo Lattice Traditional Coffin
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Our Price:  £391.71(Inc. 20% VAT)and standard delivery.
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The Bamboo Lattice coffin is constructed of two different layers of woven bamboo which gives it a unique appearance. A criss-cross pattern of Stripped bamboo bark covers and intricately woven layer of soft bamboo creating a striking contrast. With all natural materials, the colour of the bamboo can slightly differ on each strand.

Bamboo is one of the fastest growing plants on earth with a typical growth rate of 3 – 10 cm per day but in good conditions some species can also grow up to nearly a metre per day. The bamboo selected for making our coffins is coming from the species Phyllostachus Pubescens, also known as “builders bamboo” in Asia, as it is used in making architectural structures such as houses, bridges or for scaffolding. Its special tubular hollow structure gives it a strength-to-weight ratio which outperforms most other materials, even steel, whilst being incredibly flexible at the same time. As a bamboo grove also produces 30% more oxygen than trees, it is becoming increasingly popular as an environmentally friendly material. Bamboo is the fastest growing plant on the planet; it grows up to a meter per day and absorbs more CO2 for it's weight then any other plant.

Several processes are needed to transform a natural bamboo culm into a lasting building material, which mainly involves the removal of starch, often splitting the cone into strips and the correct process of drying.

All of our coffins are...

  • 100% natural and biodegradable
  • Appropriate for cremation and burial
  • Supplied with fitted and leak-proof liners & headrest
  • Supplied with Nameplates (Two Bamboo name plates these are blank and you can either have these engraved by us (using Engraving lines 1 & 2 when you order) or you can arrange for this to be done yourself or by your Funeral Director). We also provide options for Rectangle / Oval and Heart shaped nameplates.
  • Guaranteed to carry a weight of up to 23 stone
  • Come in a range of sizes
  • Made from sustainable and renewable material

We want to make the selection and buying process of an Eco friendly Coffin as easy as possible and we understand that not everyone will be aware of some of the key information for buying a coffin or what information that you need to consider before placing an order.

Coffin / Casket Size 

We recommend that the internal dimensions are at least the height plus 2” (50mm) and the width of the shoulders plus 2” (50mm) of the deceased, if you need help with size conversion click here to go our conversion guide.

Nameplates

We supply Two standard Bamboo blank name plates with every coffin, but we also offer other options (see the Nameplate tab for more details and pictures). 

Engraving

You can either have the name plates engraved by us (using Engraving lines 1,2 & 3 when you order) or you can arrange for this to be done yourself or by your Funeral Director).

How strong are the coffins?

All of our coffins are weight tested to carry 150 kg or 23 stone and can be reinforced further if necessary.

Can the Coffins be used for a cremation?

All of the coffins we sell are suitable for burial or cremation and are supplied with solid flat bases with finger grips and load bearing handles. They have all been tested specifically for cremation by Marchwood Scientific Services Ltd. in accordance with the Coffin and Casket testing protocol as laid out by the Funeral Furnishing Manufacturers Association.

If you are purchasing and cardboard coffin for a cremation please check with you Funeral director if they require a Plywood base, all of our standard cardboard coffins come with a Cremation base, but we have seen a few funeral homes who require the base to be plywood.

What’s the difference between a coffin and a casket?

A coffin is wider at the shoulders than it is at the head or foot, while a casket is rectangular in shape, with straight sides between head and foot.

 Delivery

Included in the cost of every coffin is 1-2 business day delivery.  In most cases this is next day provided the order is received before 1pm, but this is not guaranteed, for more details on delivery and delivery options either click here. or see our delivery section in the help section on the main Navigation bar 

Nameplates

Cemeteries and crematoriums require that the coffin or casket is identified with a nameplate.

With every coffin order we include two free of charge bamboo name plates these are blank and you can either have these engraved by us (using engraving lines 1 & 2 when you order for an additional charge of £15.90 per line) or you can arrange for this to be done yourself or by your Funeral Director).

We also provide options for rectangle / oval (200mm x 120mm) and heart shaped (200mm x 200mm) nameplates, at an additional cost (rectangle/oval £7.95 & heart £11.98) as with the standard name plates you can either have these engraved by us (using engraving lines 1,2 & 3 when you order for an additional charge of £15.90 per line) or you can arrange for this to be done yourself or by your Funeral Director), (Please note the images below also show a flower picture on the nameplate, which is not standard. We can add this or almost any picture or design of your choosing for an additional charge. If this is something that you would like please e-mail us the picture / design and we will confirm pricing, mail@thegreencoffincompany.co.uk

Below are some other examples of nameplates with background text / images 

 

 

 

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