Written by Ecovative | 06/13/17
We spent a lot of time and effort conforming our natural products to existing expectations of materials to prove that we can grow natural products capable of displacing their toxic counterparts. For example: the uniform white mycelium aesthetic associated with Ecovative is a finish that naturally mimics the expanded polystyrene products that fill our landfills everyday. Our engineers developed industrial grow...
Written by Ecovative | 05/11/17
Biofabricated Lamps to be launched during NYCxDesign week at @ WantedDesign Brooklyn
Industry City, Sunset Park, Brooklyn
May 17-23, 2017
Troy, NY and Brooklyn, NY – Creative consumers committed to the environment will soon have the opportunity to bright...
Written by Ecovative | 04/18/17
I have been working with Ecovative for many years. As a high school biology teacher and dedicated environmentalist, I jumped at the chance to use their Grow it Yourself (GIY) material as soon as it was available. It was a special opportunity for me to do research in the classroom, to gi...
Written by Ecovative | 04/10/17
Everyone has been in a noisy, echoing room before. When I recently moved out of a large apartment, the first thing I noticed after removing the paintings from the walls and curtains from the windows was how suddenly foreign the room felt—not just from the change of aesthetics in what had been my home, but from the change in noise as well. The room that had previously felt quiet and cozy was now ec...
Written by Ecovative | 04/04/17
I use hundreds of different products every day, but how often do I stop to think about where they come from? Not just geographically, but how did the inception come about in the first place. Last week we posted a blog about the new breakaway corners
Written by Ecovative | 03/28/17
What if all consumer goods manufacturers were responsible for the environmental cost of the packaging their products are shipped in? This question of “Extended Producer Responsibility”—shifting responsibility and costs from local governments and customers back to producers—is being considered in states coast-to-coast. It was a focus of discussion at the
Written by Ecovative | 03/24/17
Tom arrived at Ecovative and unpacked in the quiet conference room, keeping the protective coverings on his work—shielding them from view. What Tom revealed amazed us all—several unique and beautifully crafted pieces of furniture—made using our Grow It Yourself material.