In many ways smaller versions of our full-sized earth biodegradable urns, biodegradable keepsakes are a perfect way to create a unique end-of-life ceremony involving more hands-on involvement from families and friends, or as a way to keep part of a loved one’s remains until you are ready to bury them and allow biodegrading to take place.
In many ways smaller versions of our full-sized water biodegradable urns, biodegradable keepsakes are a perfect way to create a unique end-of-life ceremony involving more hands-on involvement from families and friends, or as a way to keep part of a loved one’s remains while sending the rest to sea in a matching full-sized urn.
In many ways smaller versions of our full-sized scattering tubes, keepsake tubes are a perfect way to create a unique scattering ceremony involving more hands-on involvement from family and friends, or as a way to split a loved one’s remains among family members to be scattered in different locations.
Permanent keepsakes provide families with the opportunity to retain a portion of their loved ones cremated remains. They are a perfect complement to any biodegradable or scattering urn.
Brass Heart Keepsakes are available in two finishes. Both the bronze and pewter are simple yet attractive heart shaped designs. They are easy to load a small portion of cremated remains into. Each keepsake has a small opening beneath it, which is secured with two metal screws. The heart keepsakes are a perfect complement for families that have purchased a Unity Earthurn.
Brass Shell Keepsakes feature a beautiful patina finish. They are easy to load a small portion of cremated remains into. Each keepsake has a small opening beneath it, which is secured with two metal screws. The shell keepsake is a perfect companion product for families that have used the Shell Water Urn to place the cremated remains of a loved one at sea, but still want to retain a portion of the cremated remains.
Keepsakes and Remembrances are a way to create special memorials to loved ones with tangible and personalized mementos. These items let families create lasting memories, for themselves and to share with others. As more families look to create personalized rituals, keepsakes and remembrances help them add warm individual touches that honor their loved one’s memory.
Keepsakes are available that are biodegradable in the earth, biodegradable in the water, made for scattering, and permanent as well. Keepsakes open up an opportunity for many family members to take part in a scattering or funeral ceremony, by splitting up cremated remains into multiple smaller containers.
Keepsake sized urns are suitable for children and infants as well.
Green Burial Council Certified
The Green Burial Council is the leading environmental certification organization setting the standard for green burial in North America. They offer environmental certification for funeral homes, cemeteries and product manufacturers in the industry.
This product adheres to travel requirements set in place by the Transportation Security Administration of America and is suitable for “in-cabin” airline transportation on a commercial flight.
Passages suggests offering memorial trees as the perfect complement to any biodegradable urn or scattering tube. Whether it is planted where the cremated remains of a loved one are scattered or buried, or in your garden at home, the trees provide a lasting and living memorial. As part of The Natural Choice® Memorial Tree Program, a numbered certificate can be used to redeem a 12” tree sapling that is appropriate to your climate and guaranteed for a year to grow. Read more about the program and how it works.
Simply complete the form on our website, including your certificate number, and a tree will be mailed to the address you provide. Memorial trees are a wonderful way to remember a loved one that, if you choose, can grow from the same soil in which a loved one’s remains were laid to rest. Because families receive a sapling instead of seeds, the hardest part of the tree’s life has passed and there is no worry of a seed not germinating.
Each Passages adult casket comes with a free Memorial Tree Certificate that can be redeemed for a live tree.
Memorial Petals are also available and are a perfect addition to a burial at sea or other ceremonies.
Passages International® is a designer and wholesale distributor of green funeral products.
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If you have recently lost a loved one or are pre-planning a funeral and are interested in purchasing Passages products, we recommend finding an AGF partner provider at www.agreenerfuneral.org.
If there is not an official AGF provider near you, any funeral home, cemetery, or crematory can purchase our products. Write us through our contact form or call us at (505) 830-2500 and we will be happy to connect you with someone in your area who can help you. In most cases we are able to ship small packages as fast as FedEx Overnight, and we will do everything we can to make sure you are served in a timely manner.