The craziest alternative burial methods
Go out with a literal bang
Traditional funerals can cost thousands upon thousands of dollars, and it can sometimes feel a little impersonal to follow the "normal" procedure after death. But people are starting to acknowledge our bodies' significant impact on the environment long after we die, and new techniques of saying goodbye are cropping up.
Whether you want to be transformed into a tree or a vinyl record, or if you just want to help the earth a little on your way out, check out this gallery to see some bizarre and amazing alternatives for the remnants of those who have left.
LIFESTYLE Animal kingdom
CELEBRITY Celebrity deaths
HEALTH Middle age