Imagine that instead of burying your loved one in a coffin, you dressed them in a garment that ate away at their remains, leaving almost no trace in the dirt where they once laid.
It might sound a little horrifying, but one startup is banking on biodegradable “burial suits” as the future of green funerals. The suits use mushrooms and other organic compounds to decompose and wipe toxins in the human body.
Jae Rhim Lee, CEO and cofounder of Coeio, launched the company in 2015 after years of research on mushrooms and funeral practices. She set out to create a coffin-killer that would reduce the harmful effects of burials on the earth.
Read the full story here: Green burial suit by Coeio could replace coffins – Tech Insider