Hand-Crafted Quality Biodegradable Urn
- Fabricated by hand from recycled and earth-friendly materials
- TSA-compliant for "in-cabin" airline transportation
- Dignified and affordable
- Suitable for services and gatherings
Biodegradable Ground Burial
Earthurns are fabricated by hand from recycled and eco-friendly paper which breaks down naturally when buried. They are durable, with no "shelf life" and will NOT begin to biodegrade until they are buried in the ground. Each Earthurn includes an EPA-approved, biodegradable plastic bag.
Earthurns are perfect for scattering. They open easily to facilitate the scattering process. Families that plan on purchasing an Earthurn for scattering over water should be advised to remove the biodegradable bag with the cremated remains from the urn and place only the bag in the water. The bag will dissolve, dispersing the cremated remains, and the Earthurn can be kept for the storage of personal mementos.
Earthurns are manufactured with the environment in mind. The tree bark used to make the paper is harvested from the mulberry tree in such a way that the tree continues to grow, undamaged. This sustainable process is centuries old and ensures the preservation of ancient forests.
Once the bark of the tree is harvested, it is soaked until soft and then laid out on to bamboo screens where floral materials are inlaid by hand. The screens are then placed in the sun to dry. The resulting paper is used to make beautiful and environmentally-friendly urns. Each urn is handmade and may vary slightly in appearance.