Mycobond is the new “it” material for packing. This new packing material is not made, it is grown. It is composed of agricultural waste and mushroom roots. It takes one eight of the energy an one tenth of the carbon dioxide that a normal packing material. Not only is this new material better for the environment it is also better for the economy. Since it is grown out of renewable resources it will not be affected by inflation. The company that is growing this new material has found a way to sterilize it and also found a way to the spores so that the material can be grown in a normal open air environment and not just a sterile one.
This new material can help preserve our planet. It also will be a better material for our economy, because of the fact that it is grown from renewable resources. This means that the shipping industry will be changed. If you would like to read the full article about this click here. You can also view a video of this material growing here.