Aquamation could be the path to other greener funeral practices

Alkaline hydrolysis will arrive in the UK 120 years after cremation, and with the practice known to use five times less energy than fire and reduce emissions by 35%, it will make us think about what else we could do to be green in death

As the first alternative to burial or cremation since the Cremation Act of 1902, alkaline hydrolysis – also known as aquamation – is due to be introduced in the UK by Co-op Funeralcare.

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