A California law signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom makes it legal to turn human remains into compost.
The bill takes effect in 2027.
“Human composting, also known as natural organic reduction (NOR), would be an option for residents who don’t want to be buried or cremated upon their death – starting in 2027,” the Daily Mail stated.
“The process involves placing the body inside a long, reusable steel container along with wood chips and flowers to aerate it – allowing microbes and bacteria to do break down the remains.”
Unsurprisingly, California lawmakers passed the legislation in the effort to tackle ‘climate change.’
The bill was introduced by Democrat assemblywoman Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens).
Garcia argued that cremation is bad for the environment because there is