Monday, August 20, 2007

Crematorium concern over carbon footprint becomes a burning issue

Council plans efficiency and environmental drive
· Some bodies may have to be stored overnight

Even the dead, it turns out, have a role to play in the battle to save the planet from environmental disaster. A crematorium in Bath is attempting to reduce its carbon footprint by "firing up" brand new burners only when there are enough bodies to justify the operation, it emerged yesterday....

From The Guardian