Aquamation is a method of cremation that is significantly more environmentally responsible than fire-based cremation. Also known as alkaline hydrolysis, resomation, and water cremation, it involves liquefying the body under pressure in a mixture of potassium hydroxide and water. The decomposition process is the same as that which occurs naturally when a body is buried, but at an accelerated rate….

Natural (Green) Burial

As people become aware of the environmental impact of both conventional burial and cremation, natural burial is becoming a choice in more and more communities. Simple in-ground burial is, in fact, not new but a return to an older way of burying our dead. Here in Canada graves are not re-used. The body interred in a natural burial cemetery nourishes…