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Washington becomes 1st US state to legalize human composting

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Washington on Tuesday became the first US state to legalize human composting after its eco-friendly governor signed a bill to that effect in a bid to cut carbon emissions from burials and cremations, AFP reports. Under the new law, which takes effect next May, people will have the option to have their bodies transformed into soil suitable for use in gardening in a process called re-composition.

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What a beautiful way to give back!


Not to denigrate the idea, but certain corpses--I'm looking at you, neocons--might foster something unnaturally undead. After all, they do keep coming back.


Submitted on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 2:06:12 AM

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I'd be happy to try it on them. I'd help with the preparation, after I learned the procedure. If not before. 😁

Submitted on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 3:50:22 AM

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Not to be outdone, Sweden tops Washington State in composting. And a little bit more click here

Submitted on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 6:44:47 PM

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