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Mushroom Packaging

Mushrooms Grow As Polystyrene Alternative

Wendy Gordon | Posted 06.24.2012 | Green
Wendy Gordon

Their mothers must be proud. The idea for their ingenious new packaging material, made from mycelium -- the hidden roots of mushrooms -- came from the fungus growing under their dorm room beds.

Company Puts Mushrooms Where They're Least Expected

AP | MICHAEL HILL | Posted 05.08.2012 | Green

GREEN ISLAND, N.Y. (AP) — Turns out that mushrooms — great in soups and salads — also make decent packaging material. Mushrooms a...

PHOTOS: Is This The Packaging Of The Future?

The Huffington Post | Alden Wicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Does seeing all that plastic packaging going in the trash every time you eat make you feel guilty? There are innovators out there who want to change t...

Packing Of The Future: Amazing Mushrooms

Inhabitat | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Ecovative Design in New York has used mushrooms to create a heat and fire-resistant, energy-absorbing, biodegradable (even anaerobically, without oxyg...