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U.S. Federal Regulations for Burial or Scattering at Sea – Full Text & Explanation

Ocean Scattering or Water Burial Laws and Regulations

Burial at sea – whether full-body or scattering of ashes – is a popular disposition method. There are some laws which regulate how this should be done. Here is the section from the Code of Federal Regulations that deals with the issue of burial or scattering at sea. From CFR Title 40, 229.1. Continue reading U.S. Federal Regulations for Burial or Scattering at Sea – Full Text & Explanation

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March 2017 Funeral Links

Resources for the Funeral Industry

Welcome to our March 2017 funeral links and resources page. In this monthly feature, you’ll find out about Facebook notifications and grief, a beautiful “Soulmates” memorial, The Death Cafe, funeral home decor inspiration, scattering of ashes by drone, famous last words. and much more. Continue reading March 2017 Funeral Links

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Saying Goodbye: Scattering the Ashes of a Loved One

Scattering Ashes and Grief

Scattering Ashes & Saying Goodbye

There is nothing more painful in this life than the loss of a loved one. Grief never truly ends. It changes. It tempers with time. But the one who has gone on can never be replaced, and that knowledge cuts like a knife, whether you said goodbye to your loved one yesterday or thirty years ago. Continue reading Saying Goodbye: Scattering the Ashes of a Loved One

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16 DIY Options for Scattering Ashes

Scattering Ashes Options

If you’re planning your own DIY scattering ashes service, you’ll need some sort of method or container for the actual scattering. Here we’ve gathered together all your options for scattering ashes, ranging from budget-friendly DIY ideas that cost you pennies all the way up to pre-made scattering urn containers specifically designed for ease of use in scattering ashes. Continue reading 16 DIY Options for Scattering Ashes

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Scattering Ashes with the Tribute Scattering Urn Tube

Scattering ashes with urn tubes

Once you’ve researched disposition methods decided on scattering ashes, it’s time to figure out what container you will use to 1) transport the remains to the scattering site and 2) pour out the remains. Ideally this will be the same container, and it is known as a “scattering urn.” One of our favorite scattering urns is the Tribute Scattering Urn Tube, which we’ll profile here. Continue reading Scattering Ashes with the Tribute Scattering Urn Tube