Sustainable Packaging: Are Mushrooms the New Styrofoam?

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Ever wonder what happens to all that styrofoam and packaging surrounding your new plasma tv or furniture? Product designer Eben Bayer tells the hard truth about styrofoam and plastics and introduces a new, fungus-based packaging material that protects fragile merchandise.  Even better, it protects the environment!

Watch this short video from and find out more about what really happens to styrofoam and how mushrooms can lead to a cleaner, greener way of packaging.

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