Gallery: Choose Liquidation Over Cremation & Save the Environment Even ...

 

Hands if you want to be cremated when you die! If you put your hand up, shame on you. Did you not know that cremation can result in nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, particulate matter, mercury, hydrogen fluoride (HF), hydrogen chloride (HCI), NMVOCS, other heavy metals, and Persistent Organic Pollutants (POP) being released into the atmosphere? To combat the environmental impact of cremation (not to mention traditional burial), Glasgow-based Resomation Ltd has installed its first commercial “alkaline hydrolysis” unit, called The Resomator, at a Florida funeral home which dissolves bodies instead of burning them.

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  1. dstymn85 August 17, 2014 at 6:52 pm

    That should be “Municipal Waste Water System” and remove the stupid comment about drinking dead people. There is no municipality that would allow this to be poured into drinking water systems without treatment first. Only a municipality is allowed to pump water into the system, and that is by wells, or drinking water treatment plants first. Large industrial companies processes, even if they made a ton of clean water, they likely would not be allowed to pump it into the system, it’s all state and federally regulated for quality.

  2. goblingobbler July 1, 2013 at 4:48 pm

    Ummmmmmmmm.. Why not just bury me naked in a hole in the ground and plant a tree on top of me?????

    Environmentally unfriendly burials seem like more of a social issue than a technological one.

  3. egalitare September 1, 2011 at 12:33 pm

    I was seriously looking into burial at sea, but this looks like an acceptable alternative for me. I hope it catches on.

  4. CycledLife.com August 31, 2011 at 5:41 pm

    CycledLife’s EcoSpa(TM)creates a nutrient enriched water (ANEW) that is spread upon the earth, not put into the sewer. In January 2011, our first system was used at a funeral home in Columbus, OH, USA. Our system operates at a low-temperature, so there is no build up of pressure.

  5. caeman August 31, 2011 at 1:13 pm

    Soylent Green Tea.

  6. roshinkumar August 31, 2011 at 8:11 am

    Yeeeeooowwwww …., YUCK .. “remaining liquid poured into municiple drinking water” ?????? Yeeeeeeooooowwwwwwww n a big YUCK …

    Use it to water the garden, wash the horses, industrial use etc, but a big NO to the dumping in municiple water systems.

  7. Bridgette Meinhold August 30, 2011 at 4:34 pm

    Ewwww! The water system? Can’t they flush us through a living machine or something rather than the muncipal water system?!

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