Resomation hosts latest successful Open Day

Resomation held another successful open day on Thursday 26th September at their facility in Leeds, UK. The event was fully booked and was attended by over 40 industry professionals including Funeral Directors, Celebrants and Crematoria across the morning and afternoon sessions. Managing Director, Howard Pickard opened the event with a latest update on water cremation in the UK.  Founder, Sandy Sullivan...

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Water Cremation – one answer to climate crisis

By Barbara Chalmers, Final Fling Blog Sandy age 3 between 2 big brothers – youngest of 11 If you’ve been watching BBC’s Years and Years– a near-future view of our world – you may have seen the funeral in episode 3 where the chat goes (to paraphrase) ‘this isn’t a normal crematorium you know, it’s an aquatorium’. Fire or water? Turns out, given the option, 80% of people asked would choose water...

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Design Week article – Can design fix the funeral industry’s sustainability crisis?

From burial pods to liquid cremation, we look at the people designing more sustainable ways to die. By Henry Wong , Design Week Moying Huang’s concept for an eco-crematorium Death is not simple — what happens after is even more complicated. How we dispose of our bodies can depend on a number of details including cultural practice, religion and personal choice. One thing that is certain, though...

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Funeral Service Times – Resomation

“Howard Pickard, MD of Resomation Ltd, the company behind water cremation in the UK, updates Funeral Service Times readers on progress introducing this sustainable funeral option in the UK and how water cremation can be a new choice for the environmentally conscious.” I last spoke with Funeral Service Times in September 2018 and it is safe to say there has been some substantial progress we have...

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Making the case for water cremation

Howard Pickard, MD of Resomation Ltd, the company behind water cremation in the UK, provides an update on the work taking place with the industry, regulators and consumers to introduce this environmentally friendly and sustainable funeral option in the UK. Article in July 2019, Funeral Service Journal FSJ readers may be aware of Resomation from our previous articles and raising awareness of water...

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Resomation exhibiting at CANA 2019 in USA

Resomation will be exhibiting at CANA 2019, in Louisville, USA from Wednesday 31st July until Friday 2nd August 2019 on booth 54. CANA’s Annual Cremation Innovation Convention highlights local innovation among cemeteries, crematories and funeral homes. After more than 100 years of holding annual meetings devoted to cremation, CANA knows how to mount an event that is well worth the investment....

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Resomation Open Day – September 2019

Come along and meet the team: L-R Managing Director, Howard Pickard; Founder, Sandy Sullivan; and Project Engineer, Tony Richardson Thursday 26th September 2019 Resomation Ltd Beechwood Street, Stanningley, Leeds, LS28 6PT (Easy access by Road and Rail)   To find out more information on the process, view a Resomation system and find out the latest about water cremation in the UK please come...

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A greener way to go: what’s the most eco-friendly way to dispose of a body?

Article from The Guardian newspaper, UK, Tuesday 9th July 2019. Death and dying Burial uses too much land; cremation releases too much CO2. So what about composting our loved ones – or even dissolving them? By Ammar Kalia Claire and Rupert Callender of the Green Funeral Company: ‘Funeral directors are conservative and worried about people’s perceptions.’ Photograph: Beccy Strong/The Guardian In...

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Resomation welcomes new Chair of The Cremation Society

Resomation Founder, Sandy Sullivan was delighted to meet the new Chair of The Cremation Society, Professor Hilary Grainger OBE.  Resomation were exhibiting at Cremation and Burial Communication Education (CBCE) event from Monday 1st to Wednesday 3rdJuly at the Hilton, Ageas Bowl in Southampton, UK. The event was well attended and provided an update on the latest news in the sector. Pictured are...

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