The Funeral Director's Guide to Alkaline Hydrolysis serves as a starting point for death-care professionals who want to know more about alkaline hydrolysis.
You'll discover the latest insights surrounding this option, information about various manufacturers, perspectives on how it should be regulated, data on its environmental benefits and more.
The topic of alkaline hydrolysis took on even greater urgency when Jeff Edwards with Edwards Funeral Service in Columbus, Ohio, became the first funeral director to offer this option to families from a funeral home. While Edwards’s actions created a storm of controversy within the profession, the legal landscape and terminology surrounding alkaline hydrolysis is still largely unsettled.
You’ll also find information from our own surveys and an article from a religious scholar on how the Catholic Church should view alkaline hydrolysis.