Design greensulate shroom-insulation

Published on January 9th, 2014 | by Glenn Meyers

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TED Talks Features Greensulate & Sustainable Materials

Ecovative Design manufactures Greensulate, a remarkable insulation product that is grown from mushrooms and an appealing alternative to Styrofoam products. See the story link below from TED Talks, featuring Eben Bayer.

greensulate shroom-insulation

While in school at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Eben Bayer and Gavin McIntyre invent a way to use fungi for a new use: rigid, molded materials. Some of their mechanical engineering peers think this project is crazy, but Eben and Gavin see it as a disruptive innovation that could help the planet.

TED Talks link




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is a writer, producer, and director. Meyers is editor and site director of Green Building Elements, a contributor to CleanTechnica, and founder of Green Streets MediaTrain, a communications connection and eLearning hub. As an independent producer, he's been involved in the development, production and distribution of television and distance learning programs for both the education industry and corporate sector. He also is an avid gardener and loves sustainable innovation.



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