Human Composting Is Now Legal in New York State

Natural Organic Reduction (NOR), also called “human composting,” is now legal New York State. Gov. Kathy Hochul signed a bill on Dec. 30 which lets NOR facilities operate as cemetery corporations in the state.

NY’s Human Composting Bill Remains Grave Concern

The New York State Catholic Conference is urging Gov. Kathy Hochul to veto the bill that would legalize “green” burial processes that involve natural decomposition with other organic materials to convert the body into dirt.