Planning a Low-Cost, Green Funeral

Learn about the costs of funerals, how to plan an inexpensive funeral, and how a green funeral can be good for the Earth and save you money.

Coffin
Monks at New Melleray Abbey in Peosta, Iowa, have been making caskets for 150 years, using logs from the abbey's own forest. New Melleray offers a range of prices: The shaped pine casket (first image) costs about $650. Shipping costs from $60-$150.
Photo courtesy NEW MELLERAY ABBEY