This alternative to traditional burial consists of dissolving the body using heat and pressure. The process lasts about three hours and after the process the remains include a brown, syrupy liquid and dust. The dust can be buried in a cemetery or kept with a loved one.
The process is as quick as traditional flame cremations, but without the environmentally harmful chemical emissions. Many industry experts claim resomation to be the next trend in the funeral industry because of its environmental benefits. The process has not caught on yet is because the public has not accepted this type of body treatment into their funeral wishes.
To read more about resomation, read this article from ABC News.