St. Peters Cremation Service
Bi-State Cremation and Funeral Services is your St. Peters cremation provider.
We offer caring and professional cremation and funeral services to the St. Peters community at an affordable price. Cremations have grown in popularity, and now over half of people choose cremation over traditional burial. One of the reasons people choose cremation is its smaller impact on the environment.
Residents in St. Peters, Missouri care about their carbon footprint. This city has one of the highest participation rates in the city recycling program in the entire St. Louis metropolitan area. A recent survey of St. Peters’ community members revealed that 7 in 10 respondents prioritize the environment when making daily decisions. Bi-State Cremation and Funeral Services is your choice for cremation in St. Peters, and here are some reasons why the impact on the environment is lower than traditional burial.
Cremation requires fewer resources than traditional burial. Cornell University compiled these statistics about the resources used in standard burial practice.
Annually, burials in the United States use:
- 3 million gallons embalming fluid, 827,060 gallons of which is formaldehyde, methanol, and benzene
- 20 million board feet of hardwoods, including rainforest woods
- 6 million tons of concrete
- 17,000 tons of copper and bronze
- 64,500 tons of steel
Cremation helps to save natural resources and prevent harmful chemicals from getting into the ground. Cremation also requires little or no land. Cremains can be scattered or kept in an urn. Cremation is also less expensive. You may not need a headstone. You don’t need a casket or burial vault. Cremations don’t mean that you can’t have a meaningful memorial service or celebration of life. You can still pre-plan the ceremony you want or plan a service that will honor your loved one appropriately.
Bi-State Cremation and Funeral Services is honored to assist individuals and families in St. Peters with end-of life planning. Our caring professionals are here to help you in this difficult time, and our staff will make this process as stress-free as possible so you can begin to heal. Call us at 314-831-8868 if you have questions or wish to get started.