Theenergy needed for the Resomation process in the form of electricity and gas is less than one-seventh of the energy required for a cremation.
In the UK up to 16% of all mercury is estimated to be emitted from crematoria because of the fillings in teeth, Resomation produces no airborne mercury emissions.
Sterile liquid is safely returned to the water cycle free from any traces of DNA.
The introduction of a third means of dignified disposal has the potential to ease the pressure of burial space which, in many countries, is in short supply.
Environmental research carried out by the independent consultancy Sustain – a leading carbon reduction company has shown that the substitution of Resomation for cremation as part of a funeral will reduce that funeral’s emissions of greenhouse gases by approximately 35%.