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4 Advantages Of Bamboo Urns

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Selecting the urn that is right for you is a hard decision to make. With so many styles and options available, the decision is not easy. Cremation is becoming a more popular choice because of this, there are endless options when selecting an urn for ashes. Bamboo urns are an option that many people do not initially consider. Despite this, the demand for this style of urn is increasing for several reasons. Read on to explore why bamboo urns are so popular as we discuss some of their advantages.


Choosing the final resting place for your loved one is a daunting process. One of the biggest factors that are often considered is aesthetics. It is important that you select an urn that you think looks good, and accurately represents the memory of your loved one. This is especially important if you plan to hold the ashes for some time as opposed to scattering them. Bamboo urns provide a sophisticated, natural look which is highly sought after. This aesthetic is usually associated with hardwood, which comes with a much higher price tag.

Environmentally friendly

Bamboo is a natural material. This means that the bamboo eco urn is 100% recyclable and biodegradable. The strong nature of bamboo means that the biodegradable process does not start until the bamboo urn is placed in the earth or outside. This gives families the option to hold on to the urn at home before burying it. Having the option to say goodbye in your own time helps to make the grieving process much easier.


There are a variety of ways you can commemorate your loved ones when opting for the bamboo biodegradable urn. If you wish to spread the ashes in a meaningful place, you could opt for a bamboo scattering urn for ashes. There are plenty of bamboo options that make the scattering process simple. The stylish design of the urns enables the family to keep the scattering urn as a memento. They are often put on display so that the memory of their closest can live on. An alternative option is an eco-burial urn. With this urn, you can bury your loved one’s ashes sustainably. The eco urn can be simply placed and buried into a space of sentimental value. Choosing how you say goodbye is important, and bamboo urns help make this possible.

Value for money

Bamboo urns are great value for money. Although they are not the cheapest style of urn available, their style is unmatched. Hardwood urns are an option that achieves a similar style and aesthetic but is much more costly. When it comes to eco-friendly, biodegradable urns with style, there is no urn of better value.

If you or someone you know is in the process of selecting an urn for a loved one, our family funeral directors in Poole are here to help. We offer a wide range of bamboo urns and scattering urns for ashes. Visit the Douch Family Funeral Directors online store. For more information about our funeral services, get in contact with us. Speak to a member of our team by calling 01202 367307.

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