Tag: Human composting

Colorado set to become second state to legalize human composting

Colorado set to become second state to legalize human composting

May 3, 2021 |

In Colorado, state legislature is poised to legalize human composting after a lawmaker began pondering her own mortality. State Representative Brianna Titone told the Baltimore Sun she sponsored the bill because neither end-of-life option—burial and cremation—appealed to her.  Governor Jared Polis has indicated he will sign the bill into law, which will officially make Colorado […]

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Human composting facility begins operations

Human composting facility begins operations

February 8, 2021 |

In Seattle, the world’s first human composting facility has begun operations, although it is unclear if it has had any “customers” yet.   Dubbed Recompose, the process uses “Recomposition Vessels” to turn human remains into soil that family can collect and use in their own gardens.  For $5,400, remains are covered with biomass, including wood […]

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