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'Green cremation' service becomes Minnesota first

A funeral home and cremation service in Stillwater has become the first in the state to offer "green cremation." The process uses a combination of water and alkali to speed up the natural process of your body breaking down. The owner of the service says green cremation reduces your carbon footprint by 75 percent and also eliminates mercury emissions from dental fillings.
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A funeral home and cremation service in Stillwater has become the first in the state to offer "green cremation." The process uses a combination of water and alkali to speed up the natural process of your body breaking down. The owner of the service says green cremation reduces your carbon footprint by 75 percent and also eliminates mercury emissions from dental fillings.

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