Frequently Asked Questions

It is our mission to make the death care process as straightforward and as gentle as possible.

Can I pay in advance for body transport to a Recompose human composting location?

While the price for Recompose services will not increase for you as long as you pay consistently towards your balance, the price for transport outside the included counties will increase over time. This is to accommodate increases in gas and labor costs. For this reason we do not allow prepayment for transport.

If you live outside King, Pierce, or Snohomish counties, we recommend setting aside the current transport price plus an additional buffer for potential future increases. Recompose will bill your estate for the then-current transport price after your body has been transported to Recompose. You can see the current transport pricing in our General Price List.

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Land Acknowledgement

Recompose acknowledges we make our lives and livelihoods on the lands of the Coast Salish People, specifically the Duwamish People. We honor with gratitude the Duwamish People past and present, the land itself, and the Duwamish Tribe.

Colonization is an active, persistent process. Indigenous communities continue to be resilient in protecting their ecological and cultural lifeways and deathways despite ongoing oppression. Recompose respects, shares, and supports this commitment to climate healing and environmental justice. Join Recompose in contributing to Real Rent Duwamish.