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Biodegradable Urns - Penrose Funerals

Our biodegradable urns have been designed for a range of specialised purposes. Please read the brief description with each urn to see which one is best for you.

Bios Urn

Made from cellulose and natural fibres this urn is designed for growing a memorial tree in a garden or large pot. You can choose from Beech, English Oak, Norway Maple or Ginkgo Biloba and grow a lasting memory of your loved one.

£95
Nu Urn

This beautiful, pure white urn is made of saline and natural components. Fully water soluble the urn will dissolve in 5 to 10 minutes when cast into the sea.

£150
Olea Urn

This urn, made of crushed olive pips and naturally coloured kiwi, can be used in the ground or in water. It can be safely interred in the ground and the lid can be replaced with a sapling of your choice for a memorial tree. It can also be dropped into fresh or salt water where it will sink directly to the bottom and dissolve in 5 or 10 minutes.

£150
Samsara Urn

The Samsara Urn is made of sand with minute amounts of sea salt and bound with plant extracts. Fully soluble and biodegradable, this urn will sink to the bottom and dissolve quickly in both the sea and fresh water.

£150
Nature Urn

This fully biodegradable urn is provided free of charge with all of our funeral packages. Available in Black, Blue, Green, Grey, Natural, Red and White these urns can safely store ashes for up to ten years and can be safely interred in a garden or cemetery where it will dissolve and release the ashes into the soil.

£40

Testimonials

Dear Penrose,

Many thanks for looking after John whilst he was in your care. Also thank you for all your help and support you gave us to give John a good send off on his final journey.

Such professional, caring and compassionate people.

A huge big thank you from all of us

Gillian, Sarah, Richard and families - May 2019

Dear all at Penrose,

we would like to express our heartfelt gratitude in how you helped our family sort out and deal with the difficult process of arranging my late mother, Susan Johnson’s, funeral.

Your kindness, compassion and respect for the family, and how you delicately handled the coffin, was noticed by all.

Many thanks,

The Johnson Family - December 2021

To Jeremy and your lovely team

Thank you for all your support during our hard times. Your team are lovely, kind and so respectful. Many family members commented how lovely you all are.

Best wishes,

Angela Nash and all the family of Arthur Buckley - October 2020

To everyone at Penrose,

Thank you for making this process easy for us. You are all kind, caring and wonderful people.

Thank you xx

Martin, Nigel and Melanie - Oct 2023
Dear Penrose team,
Thank you for your services today – it was a splendidly dignified send-off for my father and we are all very grateful for your well co-ordinated and sensitive approach.
It was impeccable and flawless on your part.
Kindest Regards
Geoff Gould et al - March 2023

Thank you so much for making Brian’s funeral so special, he would have loved it. I cannot thank you enough for all your care and compassion through a very difficult time.

Janet C - Sept 2016
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