Human composting: An environmental ending that's gaining ground
When your days are done, do you want to be cremated or buried in a coffin six feet under? Both of these popular options have adverse environmental impacts.
Katrina Spade wants us to consider a third option. She’s the founder and CEO of Recompose, a company focused on the “contained, accelerated conversion of human remains to soil.”
This episode of Speakers Forum is part of KUOW’s ongoing partnership with the Pacific Science Center in their Science in the City series.
Katrina Spade gave this talk,“Recompose: Innovation in Death Care," at The PACCAR IMAX Theater on August 20. KUOW’s Sonya Harris recorded the event.
Come back next month for another Science in the City episode: "One Doctor, Two Million Patients: Mental Health Care in Sub-Saharan Africa."