Illustrated description

Illustrated description of an ecological funeral

1. The corpse is frozen down to -18 °C.

2. The coffin with the deceased is lowered into liquid nitrogen. The body becomes very firm and brittle.

3. The coffin and the body are exposed to a short vibration, disintegrating into dust.

4. Mercury and other metals are separated using and induced magnetic field.

5. 25 – 30 kg of the powder now remains. This is put into a coffin made from maize starch of potato starch.

6. The starch coffin is buried shallowly and will turn into compost in 6 – 12 months’ time. A tree can be planted on the grave. It will then absorb the nutrients given off.