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Six feet above ground: Washington begins rulemaking for human compost law

“I want to keep the body for as long as I can, but when I’m done, it would just be really nice if it went on to help something else,” …

UPDATED: Tue., May 21, 2019

Human composting to be legal in Washington

Human composting to become legal next year.

UPDATED: Tue., April 9, 2019

Human composting gets final approval in House

Human composting moved a big step closer Tuesday to becoming an alternative to burial or cremation in Washington.

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 6, 2019

Human composting option passes Senate

Washington residents could become the first people in the nation who could decide to become “human compost” after they die.

Washington could add ‘human composting’ option to burial, cremation

Legislature considers the “human composting” alternative to burial and cremation.

UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 20, 2017

Composting human bodies is an aim of WSU researchers

WSU is seeking approval to begin a pilot study on composting human bodies at a campus facility.