In Philly, how the city deals with unclaimed bodies

Aug 19, 2016
When unidentified people die in Philly, the city picks up the burial tab.
A single stone marks the grave of 1,500 Philadelphians whose cremated remains were never claimed from the Medical Examiner's Office. 
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Funeral home fraud rose in 2014, FTC probe finds

May 25, 2015
Rules prevent sale of unneeded items. Directors association says its complicated.

Ecopods are burying the greenwash

Mar 19, 2008
Did you ever hear that joke -- that the quickest way to significantly reduce your environmental footprint is to die?...