Now the deceased, when they step into the great beyond, can do so without leaving behind a carbon footprint. In what may be the last word in "going green," a handful of funeral homes are offering an alternative to flame cremation. Called alkaline hydrolysis, it uses lye and hot water to liquefy the loved-one, sending the remains down the drain.
Brad Shimp, 60, of Columbus, Ohio, chose the new process for his father, after the 91-year old WWII veteran died last February. "There really are no...Full Story