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Biodegradable Boxes for Human Ashes

A Brief Helpful Guide for Buying Biodegradable Boxes for Human Ashes If you are planning to bury cremation ashes then you will need biodegradable boxes for human ashes.  These urns are perfect whether you are planning to bury the ashes in the Earth or if you are planning a burial at sea. Biodegradable boxes are made from sustainable materials that do not harm the environment.  You will find that most of them are made from bamboo or a type of recycled paper. Laws for Burying Ashes The EPA enforces the laws that require the use of biodegradable containers if you plan on burying cremation ashes.  If you are planning a sea burial, then you in addition to a biodegradable container, you also must be 3 nautical miles from shore. Difference between Ocean and Earth Burial Urns Below you will see urns for ocean burials and for Earth burials. Our ocean urns will float briefly (1-3hrs) and sink gracefully to the bottom of the sea.  Earth biodegradable urns will biodegrade over time once placed into the ground. It is important to note that each of these urns will not biodegrade until they are placed in water or the Earth. Do I Need To Put All Ashes Into This Urn? Some people decide to dispose of all the cremation urns.  Others like to purchase a small keepsake urn to hold a small amount of cremation ashes. The choice is up to you.  Would you place all the ashes inside the biodegradable urn or would you want to keep a handful of ashes for yourself? Which Biodegradable Urn Should You Purchase? When it comes to purchasing cremation urns, it is best to buy one that fits your budget but also represents the person that passed away.  The same applies if you are purchasing a biodegradable urn.  Below you will find many different options at different price points that will appeal to you. At Funeral Direct our goal is to make your loved one's memory matter.

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Biodegradable Containers for Human Ashes

4 Things to Know Before You Purchase Biodegradable Containers for Human Ashes Before you purchase biodegradable containers for human ashes here's what you need to know The Laws By law, you must use a biodegradable container if you are going to either bury ashes in the ground or having a burial at sea. In addition to having this special container, if you are having a sea burial, you need to be 3 nautical miles from shore. Ocean and Earth Burial Urns We offer a large collection of biodegradable containers.  Below you will see options if you want to bury in the ground or place it out to sea. Our Earth biodegradable urns will biodegrade over time when you place it into the ground.  Urns place to sea with float for 1-3hrs and then sink to the ocean floor. Our urns will not biodegrade until they are placed in water or the ground. How Much Ashes Do These Urns Hold? The biodegradable containers below come in different sizes.  You will see full-size options if you want to place all the cremation ashes in the urn, and keepsake options. Most people save a very small amount of cremation ashes to put inside a small keepsake urn that they can store in their home. Ultimately, the choice is yours to make.  Do you want to keep some of the ashes and place inside a keepsake urn? After you select a biodegradable urn to make sure you view our keepsake urn collection. Which Biodegradable Container Should I Purchase? We recommend that you purchase a biodegradable urn that is in your budget and reminds you of the person that passed away. We have many different styles and prices.  We are sure that you will find one that will make for a memorable celebration of life service. At Funeral Direct our goal is to make your loved one's memory matter.

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