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Eco-Friendly Funerals

Green Funerals in Melbourne

Eco-Friendly Funeral Packages: At Tribute Funeral Services, we are aware that people are concerned about sustainability and the environment. People wish to reduce their carbon footprint as much as possible, even when they pass. That is why Tribute Funeral Services offer green funerals in Melbourne (also known as eco-friendly or environmentally-friendly funerals). We offer families the option of selecting coffins made of recycled cardboard or of renewable plantation timbers, at an affordable price.

Here are some of the packages that we offer for our green funerals in Melbourne. If you would like to customise one of these selections to accommodate your requirements, please get in touch.

Eco-Friendly Funeral Packages

Non-attended Cremation (Private Cremation) $2900.00 incl. GST
For a non-attended cremation, there is no gathering or service.
We talk to you and make formal arrangements to bring your loved one into our care. We provide mortuary care and take your loved one to be cremated in any of the crematoriums across Melbourne.

These green funerals in Melbourne include:

  • Arrangement at home or in our office
  • Cremation fee.
  • Transfer of your loved one into our care (24 hours/ 7 days). No surcharge for weekends or public holidays
  • The Eco-Coffin Recycled Cardboard
  • Registration of the death with Births, Deaths and Marriages
  • Preparation of all certificates required for the cremation to take place
  • Mortuary care
  • Delivery of ashes to the family

**Payment required before arranged date of cremation.

Single Service $3900.00 incl. GST (Cremation)
These green funerals in Melbourne typically take place in one venue. Either because the funeral takes place in one of the many cemetery chapels across Melbourne and Rural Victoria, or in our Funeral Chapel. Once the funeral concludes, family will either see the coffin disappear or will watch the hearse depart for the cemetery.
This package applies to services Monday to Friday. Addition Cemetery charges may apply for Weekends and Public Holidays.

This package includes:

    Arrangement at home or in our office

  • Cremation fee and chapel hire (this applies for cemetery chapels or our chapel)
  • Transfer of your loved one into our care (24 hours/ 7 days). No surcharge for weekends and public holidays
  • Viewing and/or dressing of your loved one in our funeral home (if required)
  • Preparation of all certificates for the service to take place
  • Registration of the death with Births, Deaths and Marriages
  • Mortuary care
  • All staff required for the service
  • A Hearse to transport your loved one to the service
  • Delivery of ashes back to the family

Other options to consider:

  • Your choice of eco-friendly coffin made from recycled cardboard or renewable plantation timber. Prices range from $1200 to $2800 incl. GST.
  • Scroll down to the bottom of the page for more options

**Payment required, no later than the day before the service.

Graveside Service $2900.00—Plus Cemetery Fees
These green funerals in Melbourne generally take place beside the grave in one of the many cemeteries across Melbourne and rural Victoria. Once the funeral concludes, the coffin will be gently lowered into the grave.

This package includes:

  • Arrangement at home or in our office
  • Transfer of your loved one into our care (24 hours/ 7 days). No surcharge for weekends and public holidays
  • Viewing and/or dressing of your loved one in our funeral home (if required)
  • Preparation of all certificates for the service to take place
  • Registration of the death with Births, Deaths and Marriages
  • Mortuary care
  • All staff required for the service
  • A Hearse to transport your loved one to the service

We can also provide a canopy, seats and a sound system for grave side services, at no extra charge.

Other options to consider for green funerals in Melbourne:

  • Grave and interment fees (this will vary depending on the cemetery and location of the Grave)
  • Your choice of eco-friendly coffin made from recycled cardboard or renewable plantation timber. Prices range from $1200 to $2800 incl. GST
  • Scroll down to the bottom of the page for more options

**Payment required no later than the day before the service.

Traditional Funeral Service, starting from $3700.00 incl. GST
A traditional service is conducted in a church or other venue and the service concludes with family attending the burial or committal in a cemetery chapel of their choosing.
These green funerals in Melbourne include:

  • Arrangement at home or in our office
  • Transfer of your loved one into our care (24 hours/ 7 days). No surcharge for weekends and public holidays
  • Viewing and/or dressing of your loved one in our funeral home (if required)
  • Preparation of all certificates for the service to take place
  • Registration of the death with Births, Deaths and Marriages
  • Mortuary care
  • All staff required for the service
  • A Hearse to transport your loved one to the service.

Other options to consider:

  • Burial fees, at cost
  • Cremation fee, at cost
  • Your choice of eco-friendly coffin made from recycled cardboard or renewable plantation timber. Prices range from $1200 to $2800 incl. GST
  • Civil Celebrant, at cost
  • Donation to the Minister of religion, at cost
  • Church donations or chapel fees, at cost

**Payment required, no later than the day before the services

Additional Services for Green Funerals in Melbourne

  • Flowers from $275.00 to 375.00 incl. GST
  • Civil celebrant, at cost
  • Donation to the Minister of Religion, at cost
  • Church donation or other venue fee, at cost
  • Funeral notice, from approx. $250.00 incl. GST
  • Memorial book $70.00 incl. GST
  • DVDs, bookmarks, holy cards, post cards, orders of service, mass booklets
  • DVD with 40 photos to your choice of music $130
  • Additional photos $30 per extra 10 photos on the DVD
  • Bookmarks and cards, vary between $2 and $2.50 per item
  • Orders of service, $1 each for single sheets booklet and $2 for a multi-page service booklet
  • Sedan that seats four Passengers. Starting from $475 for 4 hours
  • Limousine that can seat 11-12 Passengers. Starting from $675 for 4 hours
  • White dove release. Starting from $160 for two doves
  • Grave markers. $180 for a white cross. Includes Name of your loved one. Also, includes date of birth and date of death
  • Vocalists and musicians. Prices start at $275
  • Motorcycle hearse. Price starts at $600
  • Oversize coffins. There will be an additional charge of $250 if a larger coffin is required
  • Embalming can be performed using environmentally friendly fluids at the family’s request, at no extra cost

Green Funerals in Melbourne with Tribute

To learn more about our green funerals in Melbourne, get in touch with our funeral directors today.