Dying To Bloom offers green options, from biodegradable coffins to ash pendants

A new Nyack business gives families the option of “going green” when it comes time to say goodbye to loved ones. Dying to Bloom is a natural burial boutique, catering to people and their pets, that offers everything from biodegradable cardboard caskets to funeral products with an eco-friendly slant. Owner Kerry Potter-Kotecki specializes in green burial options and funeral plannin.

Think of it as another step in the recycling process.

On Burd Street, the storefront could be mistaken for any other charming boutique. The merchandise includes handmade wooden items, keepsake pendants and silver-rimmed bottles behind glass; these are all funeral products that are earth-friendly or recycled.

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