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Ashes to Compost

Submitted by dmcgraw on Sun, 04/12/2015 - 10:58am

Presently, the only government sanctioned ways to dispose of a human corpse in the United States and Canada are burial, cremation and donation to a medical school. But a Seattle woman is working towards legalizing a new way to dispose of human remains: composting. Katrina Spade's Urban Death Project received an $80,000 grant in 2014 and will soon be launching a fundraiser on Kickstarter with the goal of making the composting of human bodies a reality by 2020.

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This Nonprofit Wants to Turn Corpses into Compost