Clients can now choose “green” funerals. In the near future, it will perhaps be possible to provide green burials at sites that offer ecological alternatives.
Embalming is a technique of choice and is required if the body is to be exposed for a viewing. In recent years, efforts have been made to replace formaldehyde with substances that have less impact on the environment.
We now have access to a new range of methanol-based products. Methanol is released naturally by our bodies and the use of methanol for embalming is also safe for the public. Another advantage is that a body embalmed using methanol remains flexible and natural.