New York governor legalizes human composting after death
State becomes sixth to pass legislation since 2019 and gives New Yorkers access to an alternative, green method of burial
Edward Helmore in New York and agencies
New York’s governor, Kathy Hochul, on Saturday legalized natural organic reduction, popularly known as human composting or terramation, after death.
The legislative move makes the state the sixth to do so since 2019 and gives New Yorkers access to an alternative, green method of burial deemed environmentally friendly. Read more >>