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August 2010 Blog Posts (1)

EcoCradle™ packagine made from local ag-waste & mushroom "roots"





Ecovative has developed a revolutionary new material to replace synthetic foams like Styrofoam. EcoCradle is literally grown, indoors, in under a week. The raw materials come from locally sourced agricultural byproducts, such as cotton gin trash or oat hulls. These materials are bonded together by a living, growing glue called mycelium. Mycelium is essentially the "roots" of mushrooms, and it an incredibly fast and efficient self assembler.… Continue

Added by Sam Harrington on August 6, 2010 at 10:04am — No Comments

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