Green machine: It's your eco-friendly funeral

时间:2017-09-10 02:01:11166网络整理admin

By Helen Knight Think of it as a last chance to reduce your carbon footprint. Soon there will be a range of greener options for your funeral – from being dissolved in chemicals to freeze-drying. Shortages of land and changing attitudes mean traditional burials are in decline in many parts of the world. Around 75 per cent of people in the UK are cremated after they die, while in the US the figure has risen from 25 per cent in 2000 to approximately 35 per cent today. Each cremation produces around 150 kilograms of CO2,