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How I planned my own green funeral

Our funeral practices have a high carbon footprint. Becca Warner explores how she could plan her own more environmentally-friendly burial.
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Sustainable till death do us part, and 45 days beyond; mushroom coffin a last best wish for some

For those seeking to live in the most sustainable way, there now is an afterlife too.

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Your final resting place could be a coffin made of mushrooms

Loop wants to rebuild the world with ecological structures made of fungal mycelium. Its proof of concept? Living coffins.
Human composting center Recompose wants to make death sustainable
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Human composting center Recompose wants to make death sustainable

In life, we strive to reduce and reuse. The human composting center Recompose aims to offer a more sustainable death.
Parisians now have a greener way to die

Parisians now have a greener way to die

At Paris's first green cemetery, wooden grave markers will replace headstones because of their lower carbon footprint.
Washington is 1st state to allow composting of human bodies
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Washington is 1st state to allow composting of human bodies

Ashes to ashes, guts to dirt. Gov. Jay Inslee signed legislation Tuesday making Washington the first state to approve composting as an alternative to burying or cremating human remains.

Back to Earth: Washington set to allow 'human composting'
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Back to Earth: Washington set to allow 'human composting'

Washington state could become the first state to allow a burial alternative known as natural organic reduction - also called human composting.

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