Gallery: NY-Based Design Company Ecovative Grows Mushrooms For Packagin...

Answering the call for an eco-friendly solution to environmentally damaging packing materials, Ecovative Design has created a new niche in the green market by using mushroom-based material as part of their custom designed packaging blocks. The five-year-old New York company has attracted widespread attention thanks to their revolutionary product, and they now use the compostable mushroom material to make everything from building insulation to wine bottle shippers to candle holders. Big-name companies like Dell and Ford have partnered with Ecovative to use the mushroom material in innovative ways.

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  1. Mainwood March 18, 2012 at 3:46 am

    It would be interesting to find out more about the self healing properties when used in roofs – and it’s usability as an insulation within a house. – is it the next stage of Eco insulation ?