In Her Company: Esmerelda Kent, Kinkaraco Green Funeral Products

Esmerelda Kent is being honored by In Her Company, a campaign celebrating the power, creativity, and impact of 30 inspiring women entrepreneurs.
Dec 16, 2014·
TakePart Staff

After a lifetime of environmental awareness, many are turning to green burials to ensure the footprint they leave behind is in harmony with the earth. Since 2005, Esmerelda Kent has created unique burial garments—her modern take on natural shrouds used since ancient times—to lay loved ones to rest.

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