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Find the answers to frequently asked questions on scatter tubes for ashes.

What is the best way to scatter ashes?

The best methods or ceremonies to scatter ashes will depend on each individuals preference. There are several ways in which you can scatter ashes. Some of these include: scattering ashes at sea, dispersing them into the wind, and casting the ashes over land. Typically, an ash scattering container or scatter tube for ashes will be used to distribute the ashes.

How do you scatter ashes?

You can scatter ashes using a scatter tube or ashes keepsake. These come in various sizes and can hold different amounts of cremated remains. Once you have your chosen container, you can then proceed with scattering the ashes in your preferred manner.

If you would like to know more about scattering ashes, we have put together an informational blog. This covers everything you need to know about scattering ashes and the rules surrounding this.

How do you open an urn to scatter ashes?

To open a scattering urn for ashes, carefully remove the lid from where you filled the urn. It is important to be gentle with this so that you do not spill any cremated remains. If you are using a scatter tube, you can remove the lid by twisting slowly.

Most scatter tubes and urns for ashes should come with instructions for sealing and opening. If you need any assistance with opening a scattering urn for ashes from our range, contact us. A member of our staff will be able to assist you further.

How long can you keep ashes in a scatter tube?

How long ashes can keep in a scatter tube will depend on the material it’s made of and how this is stored. For example, biodegradable scattering urns such as our Bamboo Eco Burial Urn can keep for many years but must be kept in dry conditions. If not, the material will degrade.

What do you scatter ashes with?

Most people will use scatter tubes for ashes or ashes keepsakes to scatter ashes. Alternatively, ash scattering containers can also be used. Scatter tubes are a more convenient choice as they allow you to disperse the ashes in a controlled way.

At Urns & Keepsakes, we have a beautiful and versatile collection of scatter tubes and urns for ashes. These are available in different materials, sizes, and designs to suit everyone’s personal preferences. For product recommendations and advice, call us on 01202 367 308. You can also get in touch by emailing [email protected].

What is an ashes scatter tube?

An ashes scatter tube is an ash scattering container. This is designed and shaped to enable people to scatter the ashes of their loved ones with ease. You can use scatter tubes both as an ashes keepsake to store cremated remains or for scattering ashes. Depending on the material, ashes keepsakes can last a lifetime if kept in the right conditions

Are scatter urns biodegradable?

Certain scatter urns for ashes of biodegradable materials. This means they can biodegrade both in the ground or when exposed to water. Biodegradable scattering urns have come a popular choice for people in recent years. This is because they are made of sustainable materials and are not harmful to the environment.

If you are looking for biodegradable scattering urns, we have a beautiful selection to choose from. From unique designs to something more simplistic, find the perfect scatter urn to remember your loved one. You can contact us for advice with storing ashes by emailing [email protected].