Replace styrofoam with mushrooms
Ecovative Design have created MycoComposite. This is a patented biomaterials platform utilizing mycelium (from mushrooms) as a biological binder for agricultural byproducts. The result is an eco-friendly material that can be used as an alternative to styrofoam
Americans alone throw away around 25 billion Styrofoam cups every year.Source
- Competitive pricing
- Utilises agricultural waste
- Home compostable
- Insulating properties
- Open source – start your own facility to produce mycelium or even grow your own packaging at home!
- Not suitable for use with food and drink
Making a difference
It produces 90% less carbon emissions than produced during plastic manufacture.