Is the ashes from the traditional cremation harmful to the environment?

Cremation ashes is harmful when placed in the soil or around trees or plants. While cremains are composed of nutrients that plants require, primarily calcium, potassium, and phosphorus, human ashes also contain an extremely high amount of salt, which is toxic for most plants and can be leached into the soil

Do bodies explode during burning cremation?

The body is prepared by removing pacemakers, which can explode in the heat, prostheses and silicone implants. ...

Why is it bad to be cremated?

Cremation turns your body into air pollution and barren ash. Studies of emissions reveal that cremation turns people into at least 46 different pollutants. Some of these, like nitrous oxides and heavy metals, remain in the atmosphere for up to 100 years causing ozone depletion and acid rain

Are human ashes bad for the ocean?

Yes. There may be instances where the scattering of cremated human remains on the sea surface is not appropriate due to wind conditions or for other reasons. In these instances, the ashes may be buried at sea in an acceptable container