Arkansas Pet Services|
Gentry, AR 72734
Phone: (479) 233-0359
Contact: Paul Lemke
Licensed Crematorium ServicesEach state and the US EPA provide guidelines for certification as a licensed crematorium. Arkansas Pet Services has achieved full certification showing that we fulfill all environmental and process requirements to provide our customers with state of the art services.
Crematoria AssociationsTrade associations help educate service providers and educate the public about quality service, environmental impacts, and health concerns.
Pet cemeteriesPets can be buried, or their ashes placed in special pet cemetries at which memorials can be created in remembrance of the special contribution to the quality of life contributed by our animal friends.
The following pet cemeteries are available in our service area of the four-corners of Arkansas, Missouri and Oklahoma.
Environmental regulations and guidelinesThe Environment Agency regulates both cemeteries and crematoria, and it is advised that you contact your local authority who will be able to provide you with further information.The Association of Private Pet Cemeteries and Crematoria operates a Code of Practice for smaller pet cemeteries and crematoria (those which incinerate less than 50kg an hour).
Many U.S. cities prohibit home pet burials, and these regulations are growing stronger as solid waste, water protection and air pollution strategies are strengthened.
Environmental regulations as well as business licenses are required for quality services to be offered. These regulations control whether a crematorium is qualified to service infectious animals, and how they are handled; as well as how the remains are treated to minimize air pollutants and solid waste pollutants. Business license guidelines help protect citizens from fraudulent operators and provide a standard of service through training and operations that is reassuring to the community that respects life.
Avoid burials near watercourses, drains and wells.
The Association of Pet Cemeteries and Crematoria recommends burial of unembalmed remains in biodegradable cardboard coffins at a depth of at least 2 feet??? with grave plots avoiding watercourses, drains and wells.
Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality
Wildlife CremationsSometimes when a disease outbreak causes wildlife deaths, it is important that the diseased remains be cremated to stop the spread of the disease through the ecosystem. Call your local, county environmental health department to check on regulations and assistance in dealing with wildlife remains. There are other reasons for wildlife cremations, and your local authorities can provide city guidelines as well as reporting guidelines when you find dead wildlife in public areas.
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