Learn about an exciting environmentally friendly option for disposition after death.
My guests today are Micah Truman, the CEO and Founder of Return Home.com, and Brie Smith who is the Services Director for the company. Return Home is designed to ensure a sustainable future for the planet by using terramation, an environmentally friendly option for disposition after death. They discuss the process of terramation (a form of human composting) and how it is available right now to people from all 50 states at Return Home. You can learn more at their website:
This episode includes:
- How the inspiration for Return Home came about
- What is terramation and how it works
- The benefits of terramation over fire cremation or natural burial
- How Return Home is able to service clients from other states (outside of Washington state)
- What is possible for funerals and memorial services at Return Home
- The end product of terramation and what can be done with it
- What EOL educators should teach their clients about terramation and where to find resources
- How one can make plans in advance to utilize the services of Return Home
Links mentioned in this episode:
- A Year of Reading Dangerously – Register here
- Learn more and register for The Second Annual Symposium on Death and Bereavement Studies – Sunday January 30th
- Return Home Introductory movie
- Find Return Home on Facebook and Instagram
- Leave me a message by email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Twitter, Facebook or Instagram
- Support your local bookstore by buying my books on Bookshop and Indiebound: 7 Lessons for Living from the Dying and The Journey from Ego to Soul
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