10,000 years ago humans domesticated animals…
70 years ago humans created plastics…
Both changed the course of human history and radically transformed how we live and consume.
Today, plastics and animal agriculture are two of the biggest challenges we face.
are a leading cause of physical pollution introducing durable toxins into our environment. Most of this pollution is related to single-use materials, like Styrofoam.
is the single biggest contributor to global warming and the biggest user of arable land planet-wide. In both of these markets, consumers and brands are demanding shifts to cleaner production.
Growing better materials
We use mycelium, the root structure of mushrooms, to grow materials that replace plastics and reduce animal slaughter.