Composting human remains?

Composting human remains is now legal in California, and people can opt to be ‘plant food’

CALIFORNIA residents will soon have the option to compost their bodies after death.

This past weekend, CaliforniaGovernor Gavin Newsom signed a bill into law that makes human composting legal.

Human composting, or natural organic reduction (NOR), is allowing the body to be naturally broken down into the soil.

How does human composting work?

The Guardian explained that the process involves placing the deceased in an 8-foot-long steel box.

This box is made from biodegradable materials such as wood chips and flowers.

On these materials are microbes and microorganisms that help the decomposition process.

After 30 to 60 days, the body breaks down into soil – that soil can then be returned to relatives

This new law will take effect in the Golden State beginning in 2027.

California’s bill, dubbed AB-351, makes the state the fifth to sign into law human composting.

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My dad was open to the idea of being cremated and planted with a tree.

Actually sounds kinda cool.

I want to be eaten though.

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I would rather do this than incinerate my remains in case something like reincarnation exists on some level. I want every chance possible for the afterlife and burning up my dna could destroy it.

Y’all realize that bears eat folk slow, no? I guess to each their own yo…

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One day in the distant future:

“SOYLENT GREEN IS ALTOFSKY! YOU HAVE TO TELL THEM, IT’S MADE OF ALTOFSKY”

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