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Biodegradable Urns

Suitable for ground or water
burial, these environmentally
friendly, 100% biodegradable
urns which fully comply with
European Union regulations.

A range of environmentally friendly and 100% biodegradable urns from Shaw & Sons.

The range of ‘Disappearing Urns’ is ideal for families seeking alternative products to celebrate the life of a loved one. Produced using sustainable materials, they are suitable for use anywhere” cremation grounds, private ground, woodland burial, sea, river or lake. Made from gelatine and sand, these biodegradable eco-urns begin to dissolve once brought into contact with water or moisture. When buried in the ground, the urns will biodegrade within three months. Once placed in water, they will dissolve within three days.

All of these urns comply with the environmental regulations of the European Union and are approved by the Royal Navy as being suitable for burials at sea conducted by their own Chaplaincy.