Frequently Asked Questions

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

How much does it cost to transport a body to Washington state?

The cost varies by funeral home and region. For example, transport from California to Seattle starts at about $3,000. For a lower cost option, you can also ask your friends and family to transport your body themselves.

You can read full details on transport options in our article on How to Arrange for Transport to Recompose. You will also be able to transfer your Precompose membership to future Recompose locations.

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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.