How can LifeArt coffins and caskets make a difference to the environment?
LifeArt coffins produce up to 87% less greenhouse gas emissions than MDF or particleboard coffins*.
If the UK funeral profession switched from MDF or particleboard to LifeArt or similar coffins, the sector
could make a meaningful contribution tackling climate change.
* Expressed as carbon dioxide equivalent CO2e compared to the full lifecycle of coffins manufactured from MDF or particleboard.
What are Enviroboard coffins and caskets made from?
Enviroboard coffins and caskets are formed from lightweight sheets made of wood fibres.
LifeArt has been granted a patent for manufacturing coffins and caskets out of lightweight materials.
The composition of the sheets vary depending on the sources of fibre in each market.
The fibres are obtained from sustainable forestry operations, forestry or agricultural byproducts,
or recycled wood fibres.
Where is LifeArt timber sourced from?
Our timber is sourced from FSC forests in Canada and we only use branches and bark which would otherwise
be lost. These form long-fibre board and provide strength. We also source sustainable pulp grown in PEFC forests
Where are they made?
LifeArt has facilities in Australia (Sydney) and the United Kingdom (Gloucester).
We are opening further factories in China (Hong Kong SAR) and Europe in the coming months.
How strong are LifeArt En√iroboard coffins and caskets?
Our coffins are rated by the FFMA in the UK to carry up to 160 kgs, 25 st or 352 lbs.
How much does a LifeArt En√iroboard coffin weigh?
LifeArt coffins and caskets weigh on average 10.5 kgs or 22 lbs,
around 25 kgs or 55 lbs lighter than an MDF or particleboard coffin.
Are LifeArt coffins and caskets susceptible to moisture penetration?
No. LifeArt coffins and caskets are fully functional.
They can be stored at a funeral home without degradation. LifeArt products can be refrigerated,
travel well in any hearse and are not harmed by rain.
Can LifeArt coffins and caskets retain fluid?
Yes. LifeArt coffins and caskets are lined with appropriate fluid retention liners.
How much do LifeArt coffins and caskets cost?
Our wholesale price to the funeral trade is competitive and provides Families
with an affordable eco-friendly coffin or casket option.