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Resomation: an Eco-Friendly Alternative to Cremation?

What is resomation? Resomation is an alternative process for the disposal of human remains using alkaline hydrolysis.  The process was first proposed as a method of disposing of cows infected by bovine spongiform encephalopathy (mad cow disease) because the end product is a sterile, genetically-free green-brown liquid, containing ash, chemical components (amino acids, peptides, sugars,Read more

Resomation vs Cremation

Over the last several months, resomation and cremation have been hot topics in our local media (no pun intended).  In case you have missed the debate, a local Manchester funeral director wants to be the first funeral home in the country to commercially offer resomation.  Resomation, otherwise known as alkaline hydrolysis, is a process that usesRead more