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New technology allows you to be cremated into fertiliser and used to grow a tree

Tom Elliott
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The growing trend of becoming a tree when you die is on the rise. 

Rather than visiting a gravestone or a plague, you would go and visit a tree made from your loved one. 

Costa Georgiadis is an ambassador for the Greater Metropolitan Cemetery’s Trust who offer this service.

The new technology transforms cremated remains into a type of fertiliser.

‘It’s a strategy really?’ 

‘The reality facing the planet is we can’t keep burying people… there isn’t enough space on the planet.’

Click play below to hear Costa tell Tom Elliott about how it all works

Tom Elliott
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