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What is Urban Death Project?

Washington state is the first to legalize composting as an alternative to casket burial or cremation.

“Natural organic reduction” including composting.

Pegged as a greener method of burial than caskets or cremation, supporters say the option could

find a foothold in the $20 billion funeral industry.

The process, pioneered for humans by Seattle-based company Recompose,

involves placing bodies in “vessels” and using wood chips and straw to turn the bodies into about two

wheelbarrows of soil within a month. Loved ones and families can keep the new material

 to spread or even use it to plant vegetables or a tree.

Recompose, the company pioneering the method, plans to open in Seattle at the end of 2020 and license new locations.

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Laurie is a rare Seattle-born Native. She has raised her children, but as a working mom knows how important it is to look and feel your best. She currently volunteers with Queen It’s a New Day, a non-profit organization in Everett, giving women a hand up to feel great inside and out. As a published author and life coach, Laurie is WARM’s Afternoon Traffic host with the philosophy of…” traffic is a lot like life, sometimes you have a speed –limit drive and sometimes you hit a slow-down or detour, but with the right guidance and information, we can all get through it together”.