Mushroom packaging - it looks like Styrofoam but is made of fungus roots and residues from farming. A 100% biodegradable and renewable material that can be ‘up-cycled’ directly back to nature by providing agricultural waste with home composting. Packaging has been using more plant-based materials and the technology has come a long way in using plant-based materials. One of the latest works is a substance called MycoComposite.
Climate change was one of the top three environmental issues facing Britons in 2019, our hottest decade and Climate Action is the theme for Earth Day 2020. A study in 2013 found that 97% of climate scientists agree that climate change is occurring and greenhouse gas emissions are the main cause. And suddenly, we have clearer skies and reduced carbon emissions because of the global lockdown caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.