Frequently Asked Questions

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

Can I tour a Recompose human composting facility?

Yes. We offer guided, small group tours led by Recompose staff. During the 45-minute tour, guests will be led through our front of house rooms including Cedar, the Gathering Space, and a portion of our Greenhouse, where you’ll see an array of vessels and learn more about how the process works. Sign up for a tour.

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About Recompose

Recompose is a licensed, full-service, green funeral home in Seattle offering human composting. As the first human composting facility in the world, we are a trusted leader in ecological death care and Seattle’s only human composting provider.

Recompose Seattle
4 S Idaho St, Seattle, WA 98134

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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.