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The Benefits Of Choosing Cremation

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You have many options on what to do with your loved ones when they pass away. For a long time, most people chose to bury their family members, but cremations are becoming more common. It's not a new idea, as people have been cremated throughout history, and the benefits it provides is making more and more people choose cremation over other options. 

Here are some of the benefits of choosing cremation:

No Transporting Restrictions

There are very few restrictions when it comes to traveling with the cremated remains of your loved ones. If you have a family member overseas and you want to bring them some of the ashes, you can travel with them across state and national borders without issue.

Ashes Are Portable

When you bury a loved one, you need to go to a specific location to visit them. If you move far away, or the cemetery is closed due to weather, it makes it hard for you to see them when you want. If you have a loved one cremated, you can bring their ashes with you if you move and have access to them at all times. 

It Doesn't Prevent Family Traditions

Most families have funeral services when their loved ones pass away, and this is still possible with cremation. You can even bury or scatter the ashes in a special location so you can visit your loved one the same way you would if you buried them.

It's Environmentally Friendly

The burial process isn't very environmentally friendly. The chemicals used to preserve the body can do harm to the environment, and the land used for burials could be used for better things, like housing, agriculture, nature preserves, etc. Therefore, cremation is a much less environmentally harmful option.

Accepted by Most Religions

Many religions have rules about what you can do with human remains when someone passes away. Luckily, cremation is an accepted option for most popular religions, so it's something you can consider without going against your religious values. It's also an acceptable method in most cultures, so you don't have to worry about being judged by your community.

Lots of Memorial Options

Once you cremate a loved one, there are many things you can do with their ashes. For example, you can give a small amount to multiple friends and family members for them to keep at their homes or scatter them in a special location. You can even put small amounts of the ashes in jewelry and take them with you everywhere you go.