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Maybe We Should Call it the ‘Soylent Green’ State

Don’t like the high cost of burials? Against cremation? Not down with mummification? Well, Washington state lawmakers may have just given you another good option. Yes, as the Washington Post reports, Evergreen State pols have endorsed a measure to allow human bodies to be composted and used for mulch. Because what could be better than planting a tree in grandpa’s memory and then using his remains to shepherd it to maturity. The measure is now with Gov. Jay Inslee, who has not indicated if he will sign it.