Skip to comments.Metal body parts recycled after cremation
Posted on 04/12/2013 4:01:03 AM PDT by markomalley
Metal body parts are being recycled into road signs, lamp posts, car parts and aircraft engines after people are cremated.
The project has raised almost £1million for charity since it began in Britain in 2004.
Steel hips, plates and screws from legs and skulls are collected after a person is cremated and sent off for recycling.
Even metal plates from false teeth and tiny fragments from fillings can be recovered and re-used, together with metal fittings on coffins.
High value metals which survive the 1000-degree cremation are then sold for use in the automobile and aeronautical industries.
They include cobalt and titanium, found in some implants and dental work. Cobalt is used in aircraft engines.
But other less valuable metals are smelted down and sold for more general use - including road signs, motorway barriers and lamp posts.
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So when you see that Dead End sign, think of Uncle George...
There is a new method of cremation involving H202 and super heated water where the water is drained out in the water supply. Then the bones are crushed.
Like the nazist camp collections of everything usable from the crematoria.
This is a Socialist initiative. Mark it well.
What seems wrong is that someone (the crematorium?) is profiting from the dead. All that they are selling belonged to the deceased (and now their heirs). I see no difference between this and someone put in a coffin with jewelry bought and paid for, that is later “recovered” and sold.
And, it’s rather creepy to “salvage” the dead.
Wrong hell, I tell my dad that I’m taking his knees.
It brings to mind piles of eye glasses and dentures harvested from the inmates of concentration camps.
Somebody is making the money on this process. I wonder if they will reduce the coast of cremation.
On the bright side, they are waiting until the person is dead, so far. Let’s not give the Death Panel any ideas.
It’s all part of ramping up to quantify data so the death panels can make informed decisions.
I need a knee replacement in the next year or so. Wonder if I can get a deal on a slightly used one?
You’ll have to wait as some polidiot or presstitute needs a new bumper first !......:o)
“Somebody is making the money on this process. I wonder if they will reduce the coast of cremation.”
It seems like a violation to me.