I'd like a gentle and environmentally responsible alternative to traditional fire cremation.
What is Aquamation or water cremation?
Also more scientifically known as alkaline hydrolysis, is a method of cremation that uses water and alkali to reduce a deceased pet's remains to bone fragments. It is the same process that occurs as part of natures process when a pet body is laid to rest in the soil. The process takes place over several hours in a chamber that is heated to approximately 208 Fahrenheit and filled with a mixture of 95% water and 5% alkali.
The remains are placed in the chamber and the process takes place over a period of 18-24 hours, breaking down the body and leaving behind only the bones. The bones are then ground into a fine powder, which can be returned to the family as ashes.
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