The furniture retailer is looking at using biodegradable mycelium “fungi packaging” as part of its efforts to reduce waste and increase recycling...
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Did you know that companies can use biodegradable mycelium “fungi packaging” to reduce waste and increase recycling? IKEA, the Swedish furniture retailer is one such company as is Dell.
Ecovative, an American company based in Troy, NY invented the mushroom based packaging in 2006. This eco-friendly packaging can be disposed of by throwing the packaging in the garden where it will biodegrade in three weeks.
Health Tips: Only buy what you need. Landfills the world over are filled with too much excess one-use items that never biodegrade.
At the grocery store, bring your own cloth bags. If you do bag your produce in small plastic bags to take home, reuse these every week. Use small paper bags for bulk items and reuse these as well. Some stores let you bring your own glass jars.
If you frequent coffee/tea shops, bring your own stainless steel container. Carry your own stainless or glass containers filled with filtered water.
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