Tuesday, 30 May 2017

Dissolving the dead: a radical alternative to burial and cremation


For decades, most people arranging a funeral have faced a simple choice - burial or cremation?

But in parts of the US and Canada a third option is now available - dissolving bodies in an alkaline solution. It will arrive in the UK soon.

Its technical name is alkaline hydrolysis, but it is being marketed as “green cremation”.

This is a long but very interesting article on the BBC
Well worth spending some time reading & contemplating.