Willow Carrier and Shrouds


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Willow Carrier
The Passages Willow Carrier is produced from sustainable, biodegradable willow and is designed for dignified viewing of a dressed or shrouded body. It features a rigid paulownia wood and bamboo-reinforced base, with flax rope and seagrass handles which can be used for carrying. The carrier contains no metal or plastic components and features a fitted, water resistant natural cotton lining and matching pillow. They can either be buried or cremated with the deceased, or the body can be removed from the carrier and it can be re-used again after the burial or cremation.

Bamboo Shroud With Handles

Passages shrouds are suitable for burial or cremation, and are fully biodegradable. They can be used as an eco-friendly and unique alternative to clothing for use with a Wicker Casket or Willow Carrier.

To simplify the movement and transport of a shrouded body, we recommend using our Willow Carrier with all shrouded burials or cremations. The shroud can also be used on its own; a sewn-in pouch allows a rigid board to be inserted under the shroud to provide support for the body if a casket or willow carrier is not being used.

Bamboo Shroud Without Handles
A simpler version of our shroud has only decorative ribbons, without handles or a pocket for a backboard, and must be used with Willow Carrier, Wicker Casket, or Wicker Coffin. It is essentially an elegant wrap for the body.

Willow Carriers tested to 350lbs.

Carrier Sizes:
Inside 79″L x 24″W x 6″H
Outside 81″L x 26″W x 7″H
Inside 73″L x 20″W x 5″H
Outside 75″L x 23″W x 6″H

Bamboo Shrouds tested to 300lbs.

Shroud Sizes:
Approx. 112″L x 73″W
Approx. 118″L x 78″W

Passages® eco-friendly funeral products give families the opportunity to honor a loved one after their passing with a smaller environmental footprint. We believe that, especially when a person valued sustainability during their life, it is important to have the option for a greener end-of-life ritual. Whether a family chooses to bury or cremate, our caskets and carriers are dignified and suitable to do so in an eco-friendly manner. If cremation is chosen, our biodegradable urns offer a variety of options for ceremonies that return the cremated remains to the earth.



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Passages is committed to creating environmentally-friendly and biodegradable cremation urns, caskets and memorial offerings to families seeking unique and affordable products to celebrate the life of a loved one.