7 Odd Alternative Burial Methods

Thinking Outside the Box

No one really wants to think about their own funeral, but like it or not, this event typically ranks among the most expensive purchases a consumer makes in their lifetime. According to the Federal Trade Commission, many funerals cost more than $10,000 and for some, the casket alone can cost much, much more. With so much money on the table, you might as well take a minute to think about all of your options. We’ve rounded up a few of the more unusual methods that people have used to bury loved ones. Some of these are legitimate options that may be more cost-efficient or better for the environment, others are just plain weird. Photo Credit: Phil Scoville