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
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.