Are willow coffins suitable for cremation?
Can willow coffins be cremated? This is a question many families have when choosing a coffin. Funeral directors also need to have complete confidence when recommending a woven coffin to families. All Tributes woven coffins have passed extensive and rigorous testing by the F.F.M.A. and are certified for cremation. Woven coffins are different from those made with wood or other materials, so it’s important to choose a willow coffin that has a certificate to show its suitability for use in a crematorium.
What happens to ashes after a cremation?
After cremation, a further process takes place which results in what we know as “ashes”. Once complete, the ashes are placed into a container to return to the funeral director or the family. You can find out more about what happens to ashes after a cremation, and the choices availbable to you, in our article
Can I put ashes in my garden?
With an increase in the number of cremations, the question of what to do with a loved one’s ashes is a growing area of debate. If your loved one hasn’t left specific instructions for a resting place and your family can’t agree on a location for a scattering, you may be considering other options, such as sharing the ashes with family or keeping them in the family home. But is it possible to keep ashes in your garden and if so, how do you go about it?