Fungi as styrofoam replacement


Using special fungi to dissolve lignin mixed with agricultural waste produces a substance quite a lot like styrofoam, but without the carbon footprint, plus it’s organic and created from waste.

From Evocative Design, who created it

Eventually we hope to replace all sorts of materials that are synthetic or energy intensive to produce. We envision a world where wind turbine blade cores, surfboard cores, cups, and other foam based products are produced using sustainable and natural alternative