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The gentle alternative to cremation

Earth gently transforms bodies into nutrient-rich soil. Make arrangements online or at your local funeral home.

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Return to nature

We’re specialists in soil transformation, an environmentally-friendly alternative to burial and cremation, which is sometimes referred to as human composting. Over a 45-day process, we gently transform a body into nutrient-rich soil.

Families choose how much soil they’d like returned – to scatter or plant – and the remainder is sent to our Olympic Peninsula conservation site for land restoration projects.

The soil becomes a means to return nutrients from our bodies to the natural world. In turn, we restore forests, sequester carbon, and revitalize challenged ecosystems.

The Earth difference

Carbon neutral

Our process is net carbon neutral versus the 535 lbs of CO2 produced by the average cremation (equivalent to a 600+ mile car journey).

Online convenience

Make arrangements in less than 15 minutes and manage everything online with the Earth Portal.

Exceptional care

Our care team is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We update you at each stage of the process via email and our online Portal.

State-of-the-art facility

We own and operate the world’s most advanced body composting facility. Designed in conjunction with a leading sustainable architect, our facility uses 100% renewable energy and offers a beautiful send-off for a life well lived.

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Olympic Peninsula final resting place

Surrounded by Giant Maple, Red Cedar and Douglas-fir trees, we own five acres of tranquil land on the Olympic Peninsula. Using soil from the Earth process, we’re restoring and conserving this land for future generations. Return to nature and rest in beauty through soil transformation.

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The Earth Package

The Earth package

Whether you work directly with Earth or via your local funeral home, our package includes everything you need:

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    An Earth soil transformation

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    The soil returned to your family

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    5 Impact Trees Planted by One Tree Planted

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    Access to the Earth Family Portal

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    An experienced team to guide you through the process

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Tailored to your preference

Work directly with Earth

Earth is the funeral home of record and acts as your main contact throughout the process.


Simple online process


Lower cost than a traditional funeral home

Work with your local funeral home

You work with a local funeral home of your choosing. They will be your primary contact and Earth provides the soil transformation process.


In-person arrangements


Use the funeral home your family has always used


Traditional experience with viewings, services & catering

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Serving each family like our own

Mary M.


Losing a loved one is the hardest thing I’ve ever gone through. The team at Earth has been nothing but kind, professional, and patient. From my first visit to our last interaction, the staff has communicated in a clear and concise manner while still respecting that we are people. Would 100% recommend to others and is something I am considering for myself.

King County, WA

Joni F.


This was the easiest decision I have ever made on a topic that is the hardest to discuss with family members. Earth - Green Funeral Home made the process simple, answered all my questions, and even accommodated an add-on service with ease and no complications. I love that this decision will be in the best interest of those I leave behind in taking care of our earth for future generations.

Lewis County, WA