Is California ready for ‘human composting’ as an alternative to casket burial, cremation?

Read the full story in the Los Angeles Times.

Assembly Member Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens) this year introduced Assembly Bill 351, a bill that would make California the fifth state to legalize human composting. This is the third time California lawmakers are considering legalizing the alternative method, a proposal that has strong bipartisan support. Garcia said it is not entirely clear to her why the bill failed in 2020 and 2021, but she assumes it’s because the topic feels daunting.

But this year, she’s confident it will fare better.

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