RESOMATION: SUSTAINABLE WATER CREMATION BY HOWARD PICKARD, MANAGING DIRECTOR, RESOMATION LTD Water cremation is the environmentally sustainable alternative to flame cremation and burial. For the more than 870 privately-owned, independent funeral homes affiliated with SAIF, the prospect of offering this technology alongside local authority and private crematoria could help deliver a step change in funeral […]
An editorial by Funeral Business Advisor where Resomation America Sales Manager, Nicki Mikolai, explains why she thinks alkaline hydrolysis (known as water cremation in the UK) is the next phase in this evolution. Alkaline Hydrolysis Expert “Water Cremation gives families another option. For years, there was only the choice between burial and flame-based cremation. What […]
Resomation on the agenda at University of Central Lancashire’s School of Forensic and Applied Sciences
Sandy Sullivan, Founder and Director of Resomation, was delighted to speak with students about Resomation on Monday 18th March at the University of Central Lancashire’s (UCLan) School of Forensic and Applied Sciences. Sandy was invited by Dr Peter Cross, Senior Lecturer in Forensic Anthropology and Death Sciences at UCLan. UCLan’s School of Forensic Sciences run […]
Resomation opened their doors for their second open day at their Leeds manufacturing facility in December. Around 40 funeral directors, celebrants and crematoria operators visited throughout the day, with Founder, Sandy Sullivan and Managing Director Howard Pickard running morning and afternoon sessions providing the latest update regarding the UK situation for the introduction of water […]
This article was written by David Gresty the MD of Arthur Gresty funeral homes and Editor of the quarterly BIFD journal in the UK. This was following an education session presented by Resomation at a regional NAFD meeting in Manchester.
Resomation is a flame-free method of cremation which uses water to break down a corpse in a method which is deemed to be more ‘natural’ and eco-friendly than burial or a flame cremation alternative. The UK government are considering introducing this method to Britain; Howard Pickard speaks to Shekina Tuahene about the process.
Thursday 6th December 2018 Beechwood Street, Stanningley, Leeds, LS28 6PT After the success of our first open day in June, we were asked if we would host another! We would therefore like to invite you to our second open day which will take place at our factory in Leeds on Thursday 6th December 2018. To find […]
CANA (Cremation Association of North America) recently hosted an excellent, well attended event, their Alkaline Hydrolysis Summit. The Summit was to advance the water cremation technology and was held at the Kahler Hotel in Rochester, Minnesota, USA which adjoins the Mayo Clinic.
Resomation was pleased to open its doors earlier this summer and welcome members of the funeral industry to its factory in West Yorkshire. Over 40 funeral directors, celebrants and crematoria operators visited the Resomation factory for an Open Day to hear about the water cremation process, understand the benefits it will bring to the environment […]
Resomation Founder, Sandy Sullivan presented an update on water cremation at the Greater Manchester branch of the NAFD (National Association of Funeral Directors) in Wythenshawe on 10 September 2018.