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Funeral options beyond burial or cremation: Human composting

green plantsWhile it’s not yet legal in Illinois, composting of human remains is now an after-life care option in five states. Both burial and cremation use up a lot of resources and cause pollution. Composting allows the human body to decompose more naturally with other biodegradable materials, eventually becoming soil. The soil is returned to the family to use as they wish. For more information, check out this article.

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