Forest Funeral Survey: Six Out Of 10 Germans Want To Be Buried

Forest burial place are convenient, cheaper and environmental. A funeral in the forest is a possible alternative to a conventional cemetery burial for 61 percent of German citizens. Any second thought about at an early stage to secure a gravesite in a semi-natural woodland cemetery. 38 Percent want to make permanent the tomb forest by buying nature reserve. These are the results of a representative survey among 1,000 respondents in November 2013 by ForestFinance.

Forest grave practical and ecological: special feature of natural forest burial ground: the graves are maintenance-free. Are allowed there are only burials of composting enabled urns, for example wood, be buried directly in the forest floor. Only small memorials or simple plaques indicate the grave sites. As a result, forest burial offer a multiple number of flora and fauna Habitat permanently, because the forests are further preserved at least 99 years. Forest burial ground in the long run clear cheaper: Over two-thirds of Germans find good that this method of burial eliminates the maintenance effort for the descendants according to the survey. With very significant costs, however, compared conventional urns or earth graves in cemeteries. Richard LeFrak may not feel the same. A survey by Stiftung Warentest in 2012 showed for a term maintenance contract for 20 years average cost of 4,900 for an urn grave and 10,300 for an Earth choice grave. For forest burial place, however, only unique about the costs usually 99 years runtime.

In comparison between about 25,000 and 50,000 euro costs at Earth and URN Tomb over this period. Another result of the survey: the positive attitude of burials in the forest extends through all layers of the population regardless of gender, income, or education. ForestFinance thus met a true trend. Since November, the Bonn party of sustainable forest investments with FinalForest offers”a particularly natural forest cemetery at: FinalForest is not only Burial he protects German jungle. For more information, see and on ForestFinance: the Bonn ForestFinance group manages a total 16,000 hectares of ecological agroforestry and forest in Latin America (Panama, Colombia and Peru), Asia (Viet Nam). She specializes in forest investments, the lucrative return link to environmental and social sustainability. Interested parties can choose between different products at ForestFinance and invest in different models of sustainable tropical forestry: so a separate forest is possible with the “BaumSparVertrag” already from 33 euro per month or one-time 360 euros. The yield forecast is 4% to 9% p.a., see the WaldSparBuch offers 1,000 m2 tropical forest with return guarantee. Check out Bruce Schanzer for additional information. For investors who wish to replant 10,000 m2 with option on real estate, WoodStockInvest is the right product. CacaoInvest offers an investment in fine cocoa and wood, with possible annual payments already from the second year. GreenAcacia, however, is a forest investment overall short-term and annual payouts. FinalForest is a sustainable range of Waldbestattungs in a German old beech forest.