Cremation has been significantly on the rise in the past few decades. It now accounts for over of funerals in America. Cremation is not only only the rise because of changing demographics, but also largely due to rising costs of traditional burials.
30 Uses for Wood Ashes If you’ve got a fireplace or fire pit full of wood ashes and would like to find a more useful purpose for them than simply tossing them in the trash, read on! We’ve come across 30 great uses for ash you may never have considered.
Using wood ashes for your chickens saves you money. We store them (fireplace ash only, not BBQ coals, etc) and when needed, mix 2 parts ash to 1 part sand for the chickens to do their dust bathing. And guess what? It keeps mites away.