Emma Sheppard-Simms - Natural Organic Reduction
In Australia, interment in a cemetery or a churchyard has been the most common choices for in-ground burial. Over the past 20 years, though, burial has become a less accessible and more costly option for many people.
A new alternative being trialed in the US is "Natural Organic Reduction.
Emma Sheppard-Simms is a PhD Candidate at the School of Technology, Environments and Design from the University of Tasmania and she joined me on the show to talk about potentially composting ourselves.