As excerpted from Healthline:
California becomes the 15th state to approve the process, which advocates say is better for the environment than fire-based cremation.
“A final spa treatment” is how one person described it to Barbara Kemmis. But instead of melting away stress and worries, this treatment dissolves human remains.
This so-called “water cremation process” is gaining in popularity. It offers people the option of having their remains dissolved in a hot chemical liquid bath.
Advocates say it’s a more environmentally friendly option than burial or fire cremation.