Leave the earth, better

Return Home™’s Terramation™ process ensures your last act on earth is one that gives back to it by returning life-giving soil to the earth. We strive to offer a natural, respectful, transparent process with transparent pricing.

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Our Terramation™ Process

What Is Terramation™ Or Human Composting?

Terramation™, also known as natural organic reduction or human composting, is the act of gently transforming human remains into life-giving soil.

Our process is the most transparent, gentle, and ethical, showing love and kindness to everyone that comes to our facility.

Laying In

Our laying in service allows families to bid their loved ones farewell in person or virtually while also adorning them with items that show love and celebrate their memory.

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Oxygen flows through the vessel which stimulates microbes in the body. These microbes rapidly transform the body into soil in just 30 days.

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Resting

The soil is screened for inorganics and placed into a cube to rest and cool for the next 30 days.

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Life Grows On

Beautiful life-giving soil is ready to be returned home to the family or to be scattered at The Woodland.

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Our human composting process empowers families to make death care decisions that help make the world a better place.

We are here to guide you through this challenging time. Here is what to do if you have lost a loved one.

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Call Us and we will arrange transport to bring your loved one into our care.

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Our service team will work with you to create a meaningful experience.

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We will file the required documentation, including the death certificate.

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The gentle Terramation process will transform your loved one into life-giving soil.

We are honored to serve you and your loved one.

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