When it comes to cremation urns for your beloved pet, you can also opt for biodegradable cremation pet urns. These urns are good for the environment as these urns are made from eco-friendly materials. Some of the materials used for making biodegradable pet urns are mulberry bark, organic compost, newsprint, cornstarch, blocks of salt, paper clay, earthenware clay and unglazed ceramic. All these materials are 100% biodegradable and ecologically-friendly.
Today, these biodegradable pet urns are available in wide variety of styles and shapes. No matter what type of urn you want for your beloved pet, one can surely get one that suits your taste, preference and budget also. At the same time, biodegradable pet urns can also be engraved with text and clip art. You can use these biodegradable urns to bury the remains of your beloved pet in the earth or spread the cremation ashes in the sea.
When these urns are buried in soil, it naturally dissolves within an average of 120 days under normal conditions. The time required for the urns to dissolve mostly depends on the temperature and moisture level of the area. In case if you wish to scatter the ashes into water, then these urns will naturally dissolve in three to forty-eight. If the water is hot, then disintegration of a biodegradable pet urn will take place within an hour.
So, one of the biggest advantages of using a biodegradable urn is that you will be causing no harm to the environment.
Here are five popular biodegradable pet urns available in the market:
Bio Sea Turtle Cremation Urn
This handmade biodegradable pet urn is designed in the shape of a turtle. This urn will float on the water for a few minutes and then will gracefully sink. With time, the urn will naturally bio-degrade. The overall size of the urn is 9” W x 2.5”D x 7” H, while its weight is 0.5 lb. This urn can hold 5 cubic inches of cremation ashes. At a price of $117.95, you can buy this urn from www.memorials.com.
Biodegradable Pet Urn Purple with Photo
This beautiful pet urn is unique as you can add your favorite pet photo to it. This biodegradable pet urn is suitable for ground burial only. Once buried inside the ground the urn will biodegrade naturally over time. The size of this square shaped pet urn is 8.25”, while it can hold up to 220 cubic inches of ashes. You can add of photo of 3.5” square size. At a price of $107.95, you can buy this pet urn from www.memorialgallerypets.com.
Biodegradable Bones Ceramic Pet Urn
Made of white ceramic, this unglazed pt urn is adorned with 3-D bones. This urn is very fragile in nature, and hence it biodegrade quickly when buried in soil and dissolve when placed in water. Overall dimensions of this urn are 5”L x 5”W x 7”H, while its weight is 2 lbs. At a price of $75.00, you can buy this biodegradable pet urn from decorative-urns.com.
Biodegradable Heart Pet Urn
This biodegradable urn in a heart shaped is made with the finest handmade paper. The paper is made from the bark of mulberry tree. The beauty of the urn comes from natural flower petals made within the paper. This urn is suitable for ground burial. This urn is available in three different sizes. The largest size of the urn costs $39.00 and you can buy it from www.nextgenmemorials.com.
Biodegradable Sand Paw Print Pet Urn
This urn is made from sustainable materials so that it does not cause harm to the environment. Each urn is hand painted by skilled artisans and has real beach sand applied to the outer surface of the urn. When buried in the ground the urn will biodegrade within three months. If placed in water, it will break down within three days. There are holes in the bottom of the urn so that it floats only for a brief time and then gracefully sink inside the water. This urn is available in three sizes – small, medium and large. At a price of $79, you can buy this pet urn from www.eternalpawprints.net.
To conclude, with these eco-friendly pet urns you are giving an opportunity to your beloved pet to connect with nature and discover life after life. So, next time whenever you need to buy a pet urn, go for biodegradable urns and give your pet a proper resting place.