You might think being dead is when you can finally stop worrying about your impact on the planet. You’d be wrong.

Be it burrying, burning, or buggering off to space, there are myriad options for dealing with one’s remains, and not all of them particularly courteous to the living organisms you leave behind.

So, inspired by an email from the intriguing sounding, this week Dave quizes Ol on the different ways people (or at least, Americans) have come up with to dispose of the recently departed.

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