Katrina Spade:
When I die, recompose me

TEDxOrcasIsland · 12:57 · Filmed Mar 2016
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What if our bodies could help grow new life after we die, instead of being embalmed and buried or turned to ash? Join Katrina Spade as she discusses "recomposition" — a system that uses the natural decomposition process to turn our deceased into life-giving soil, honoring both the earth and the departed.

Inventor, designer, death care advocate
Katrina Spade created a system called "recomposition" that transforms human bodies into soil, so that we can return to the earth after we die. Full bio
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