Did you ever wonder what happened to metallic implants after cremation? Neither did we, until we spotted an item on BBC’s News site describing how a Dutch company recycles implants collected from crematoriums and donates a chunk of money to charity from the proceeds.
Macabre it may be, but there’s something refreshingly pragmatic about the fact that in our hips and knees are simply recycled and likely to find their way into your local wind turbines or, dare we say, ships.
Anyway, its an interesting read, so here’s the link.
By the way, in case you were wondering, implants never find their way back into implants.
Source: BBC, Reuters(image)