Katrina Spade, upper left, the founder and CEO of Recompose, a company that hopes to use composting as an alternative to burying or cremating human remains, looks on Tuesdayas Gov. Jay Inslee, center, signs a bill into law at the Capitol in Olympia that allows licensed facilities to offer “natural organic reduction,” which turns a body, mixed with substances such as wood chips and straw, into soil in a span of several weeks. (Ted S. Warren/The Associated Press)

Katrina Spade, upper left, the founder and CEO of Recompose, a company that hopes to use composting as an alternative to burying or cremating human remains, looks on Tuesdayas Gov. Jay Inslee, center, signs a bill into law at the Capitol in Olympia that allows licensed facilities to offer “natural organic reduction,” which turns a body, mixed with substances such as wood chips and straw, into soil in a span of several weeks. (Ted S. Warren/The Associated Press)

Washington first state to allow composting of human bodies

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