Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

Death in the Afternoon

Nov 11, 2022

Episode Description

Our future corpses have more options than ever, with eco-friendly processes like aquamation and composting being legalized across the U.S. and Canada. Find out the nitty-gritty truths on what goes into making these death alternatives a reality where you live. 

Host, Caitlin Doughty talks to Recompose founder, Katrina Spade who has been the driving force behind legalization efforts, and Order of the Good Death Executive Director, Sarah Chavez. 

Episode Resources

Stay up to date with efforts to legalize composting in your state

By signing up for the Recompose newsletter. (

Learn more about the composting in the Order’s Resource guide.

Episode Credits:

Hosted by Caitlin Doughty

Produced by the Order of the Good Death: Sarah Chavez and Lauren Ronaghan

Edited by Alex de Freitas

Music by Kissed Her Little Sister

Podcast artwork by Jessica Peng

The Order of the Good Death (https://www.orderofthegooddeath.comIs supported by listeners like you. Support the Order by becoming a member (