Mushrooms as Furniture Packaging

Sam Harrington addressed the American Home Furnishings Alliance’s 2012 Sustainability Summit with an interesting proposal.  What if we used mushrooms instead of plastics like Polystyrene, which are harmful to the environment, to package furniture for shipping?  His company, Ecovative, has developed commercial packaging from mycelium, the root structure of mushrooms.  Read more about it at Furniture Today.

Categories: Good Design Examples Green Furniture ︒Fred Schechtman

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