In addition, the growing acceptance by the consumers towards the adoption of sustainable products owing various education programs that is spreading more awareness regarding biobased products are creating a new perspective for eliminating the use of conventional material for casket and coffin.
However, high cost of biobased material as compared to traditional material coupled with low performance standards hamper the market growth.
Currently, the use of sustainable casket and coffins for the funeral services is the highest and is projected to remain the same till 2026 owing to the growing awareness regarding the advantages and properties of sustainable materials for casket and coffins. The production of sustainable and chemical free materials are highest in Asia-Pacific owing to the greater availability of the renewable feedstock. Despite been sustainable, it offers properties such as strength and durability similar to the casket and coffins made from regular materials. In addition, it offers addition benefits towards the environment which in turn is driving the growth of the market.