Instead of being buried beneath the ground, humans can become the soil

As the cities of the world become denser and denser, land becomes increasingly more precious. Why waste that land on cemeteries and funeral homes for the dead instead of, well, just about anything else for the living? Instead of being buried beneath the soil, an architect has come up with a way to convert the deceased into soil. How it works is the dead are laid onto a pile of wood chips at the top of what is called a recomposition center. Each week about 4 to 6 feet more of wood chips are added to the top for the next body, and the deceased decompose into that soil that can be harvested. Unlike cremation and burial, such centers would have a tiny carbon footprint.

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Instead of being buried beneath the ground, humans can become the soil

As the cities of the world become denser and denser, land becomes increasingly more precious. Why waste that land on cemeteries and funeral homes for the dead instead of, well, just about anything else for the living? Instead of being buried beneath the soil, an architect has come up with a way to convert the deceased into soil. How it works is the dead are laid onto a pile of wood chips at the top of what is called a recomposition center. Each week about 4 to 6 feet more of wood chips are added to the top for the next body, and the deceased decompose into that soil that can be harvested. Unlike cremation and burial, such centers would have a tiny carbon footprint.

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