A Bio cremation machine (resomation), alkaline hydrolysis disposition machine is suppose to be in place in St Petersburg, Florida by September 30th, 2010
This is according to Bill McQueen owner of Anderson-McQueen Funeral Home in St. Petersburg Florida. This information is posted at the Mathews Cremation at their Bio Cremation Website.
Bio cremation or green cremation will revolutionize funerals and cremation if it is brought to the consumer at a reasonable price point.
Snippet from A Matthews Cremation Bio- Cremation Article
Bill MCQueen…said that equipment is waiting in Orlando for delivery and installation and he expects .. the Bio Cremation Unit to be to be installed and operational unit by September 30th……It will be installed in our existing Facility at 7829 38th North Ave, St Petersburg, Florida
-via Matthew’s Bio Cremation Site American Funeral Director Article
My sources tell me the that the machine is going into a one car garage. The base price of the Machine is $397, 000 USD McQueen states in the article that his costs including installation and auxillary equipment are $450,000 USD.
It is explained in the article that bio cremation will be offered as premium service more expensive than a traditional cremation.
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Alkaline hydrolysis Disposition does not have to cost more than cremation. Other names for the process are green cremation, aquamation, water resolution, water cremation and natural cremation. The technology being this process is clearly low tech and a machine can be manufactured and tested by many companies.