Water Biodegradable Pet Urns
The Passages® Collection of water burial urns is designed for biodegradable placement of cremated remains in water. The urns will float briefly to allow a final farewell before gracefully sinking. The length of time each urn takes to sink depends on the urn, the weight of cremated remains and local water conditions. The urns are designed to biodegrade quickly and naturally once placed in water, some in as little as 4 hours.
Federal and local regulations must be followed when placing an urn at sea (no closer than 3 nautical miles from shore).
If multiple family members or loved ones want to participate in scattering, or create their own small memorials, mini, or keepsake-size urns allow these options. Individual urn descriptions will note if they are also available in a smaller size.
Although they were designed for water burial, some of these urns, such as the Salt Urn, can also be used for earth burial.
No trees are cut down to produce these urns and since most are crafted by hand from natural and sustainable materials, they may vary slightly in size, shape and appearance. Each urn comes with a water soluble bag into which the cremated remains must be placed.
Sand and Gelatin Urns
The Passages® Sand and Gelatine Urns are produced using sustainable materials to create an attractive and environmentally-friendly alternative for pet parents.
The turtles are a unique option for placing cremated remains into water. They are easy to load the cremated remains into and will float briefly and then biodegrade over time in water.
Journey Earthurns are hand-crafted from sustainably produced and biodegradable paper. When placed in water they will float briefly and sink to the bottom, where they break down naturally over time.
Himalayan Rock Salt Urn
The Passages Himalayan Rock Salt Urns are individually hand crafted by skilled artisans from solid blocks of Himalayan rock salt. The urns will dissolve within 4 hours when placed in water.