After many years of promoting ethical practice in the provision of funeral services, we have brought together what we believe are the best in well-crafted and ethically sourced and produced coffins.
This includes the Brighton Original, an elegant, handcrafted coffin made locally in Brighton to our own design. We ensure that the coffins we promote are kind to the environment, strong in construction and made in a wide variety of sizes.
We are very proud to have designed this handcrafted pine coffin. Its strong construction, using no nails or screws, is from sustainably sourced FSC timber. The wood is untreated, but can be stained, painted or decorated to your own design. It is handmade in Brighton and comes with a natural wool mattress and pillow inside. To find out more click here.
These sturdy coffins come in white, woodland green or wood grain effect. Use as they are or the white can be a perfect blank canvas for your own decoration. If you wish us to decorate with your own design we have contact with some wonderful local artists (price including painting from £550).
We’re thrilled to be working with another local craftsperson using traditional techniques to provide this beautiful and completely biodegradable coffin. The willow is sourced as locally as possible, and the coffins are made with rounded ends and rope handles.
These coffins are made ethically in Indonesia and come traditionally shaped or curved ended. Pandanus grows in warm coastal waters. It is a prolific and fast growing plant which is easy to sustain and has very limited impact on marine life and bio-diversity.
This unique coffin is carefully crafted in Yorkshire using pure new British wool, the coffin is supported with a strong recycled cardboard frame. It is curved ended with a soft and gentle feel. Available in natural cream or lime stone with a soft woollen mattress inside.
Beautifully made coffins from Somerset, produced by a real family business. The majority of the willow used is of a ten mile radius of the workshops in Bridgwater, Somerset. Available in traditional and curved shapes.
Made from the leaves of the banana plant, which are carefully removed and spun into long yarns. They are woven into a strong but lightweight tohiti frame. Banana leaves are freely available, 100% natural and biodegradable. They come in curved ended or traditionally shaped.
Using wool from sheep that graze on the hills in Devon, these shrouds are a wonderful alternative to using a coffin for burial. The intricate design envelopes the deceased in a soft, comfortable resting place, supported by a wooden frame that makes it very practical to use as well as a beautiful lasting image for people saying goodbye.
A beautiful handcrafted bamboo coffin, made from sustainable bamboo grown under license by a Fair Trade company in China. The coffins are handmade and no nails, screws or glues are used in its manufacture.
The Bamboo Lattice coffin is constructed of two layers of woven bamboo to give it its distinctive pattern. Both the Eco and Lattice Bamboo coffins come traditionally shaped or curved ended and both use fast growing bamboo that isn’t eaten by pandas.
Craftsman Roger Fowle has been weaving willow for over 10 years. This beautifully made willow coffin is handcrafted using traditional methods, sourcing sustainably grown willow and giving opportunities for homeless people to learn new skills.
It takes 3 full days to make one of these coffins, they are made very sturdily and with a lot of care and attention, they are lined with cotton.