I have no idea about how many crematoriums do we have in the Philippines. I favored cremation when I was still a Catholic. I didn’t like the idea of decomposition, I’d rather choose “burning” the dead. Urns are much more mobile than burying the dead at the cemetery.

They say that the trend today is to GO GREEN. In the US, they introduced a greener way of cremating the dead. They call it BIOCREMATION. Instead of burning the dead, the corpse is placed to a vat and is let to decompose by using alkaline solution. The process is monitored through a computer. Biocremation mimics the natural decomposition of a dead body, only at a faster rate.(For more details, view