Cremation is the leading means of disposition because of it's perceived simplicity, it's wide variety of containers and favored cost. Cremated remains can be scattered, held in retention, placed in a columbarium or buried.
Scattering: Releasing cremated remains to the wind, the earth, the skies or the sea.
Rentention: Bringing cremated remains home in a keepsake, jewelry, artistic urn, painting or garden display.
Columbarium: an above ground structure of niche compartments for urns containing cremated remains.
Burying: Cremated remains can be buried at a cemetery just like a casket.