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    Default Composting human remains

    I saw this on the BBC today and it’s certainly bold and certainly makes sense....can’t convince my wife though.

    Human compost funerals 'better for environment' Human compost funerals 'better for environment' - BBC News

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    Well sure why not? Bet I'd grow some bodacious mushrooms. Sign me up.

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    Sounds like common sense to me to reuse remains for compost. Not sure if I would like to actually give back that compost to my relatives though. Sounds gross. Can't we just give it to some generic compost provider for gardeners instead ?
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    A no-brainer, in my opinion. When I sense the time has come, I’ll climb into the bin myself and save my loved ones the grief.
     

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    Damn. I thought this was going to be another political focused thread.
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    Traditional Jewish practice runs along these lines, but without the enhancements. No embalming, a wooden casket without metal. Dust to dust, it's a mitzvah, yo!
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    Bury me at the body farm.
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    Quote Originally Posted by zetroc View Post
    Bury me at the body farm.
    Same. Plan to donate to science.
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    I like the idea of a sky burial. Feed the birds.
     

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    You could grow fava beans and grapes for a nice chianti.
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