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As alternatives to a traditional burial rise in popularity, many eco-conscious people are looking into alkaline hydrolysis, green funerals and natural burials. For those who are interested in methods that will keep their carbon footprint at a minimum, even in death, designers have created a mushroom suit that will help filter out pollutants during the decomposition process.

The article below shares more about the mushroom suit project.

When You Die This Mushroom Suit Will Eat Your Body

The unsustainability of modern life doesn’t stop when you die. Before your body goes in a casket, it will be pumped full of formaldehyde and other toxic solvents; cremation contributes to climate change. Even if you choose a so-called green burial, chemicals in your body-like pesticides or mercury-can pollute the soil.

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