There’s nothing more saddening than to learn that someone who is very dear to you has already passed away. But that’s how life as it is. Death, no matter how much we hate it, is a part of the human life. It’s a part of our life cycle and at the end of the day, we will meet our Creator, eventually. Now, planning and preparing for your love one’s funeral is never an easy thing to do. Fortunately, if you are living in Sydney, Australia and let’s say, your father has passed on peacefully in his sleep. The first thing you need to do is to look for a reliable team of funeral directors in Sydney who will be courteous and understanding in your needs as well as the desires of the departed one for his/her funeral. Your chosen funeral parlour must be well-equipped and has years’ worth of experiences in terms of successfully facilitating funerals, regardless of the kind of funeral that may be. In addition to this, they must have a wide variety of things that are related to funerals such as the choices of caskets, transportation for guests going to the burial site and, refreshments that are going to be served during the wake and the post-burial.
Nowadays, funeral directors in Sydney and in other major cities in the world are now following greener methods in facilitating funerals. For example, the choice of the casket is made of alternative materials and not the usual marble ones which are also heavy. There are now caskets that are made of bamboo, willow and yes, even pineapple leaves that are properly woven together. In addition, greener means have been employed by some funeral parlours in transporting the casket from the funeral parlour to the burial site. They don’t use the usual black and shiny hearses. They use bright, sometimes pink hearses or even, a tricycle. The major goal of these alternative and more environment-friendly funeral options is to make funerals more natural and not pompous. These funeral directors want to have funerals tailored in such a way that it will be of celebrating the life of the departed one and not the usual sorrowful service.