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a leading biomaterials company growing high performance, premium, award-winning products that are safe, healthy, and certified sustainable. Ecovative products enable customers—including Fortune 500 companies, international mills, and furniture makers—to meet their design, production, and delivery needs while achieving sustainability goals.

Everything Home Grown

Furniture for your home & office grown using just three ingredients: mycelium, hemp, and a pinch of starch.

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Ecovative Interiors

Ecovative’s new sustainable, healthy product line available now for home and office interiors.

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Featured Materials

MycoBoard

Current applications: furniture components and work surfaces

​MycoBoard is a premium, customizable, certified sustainable engineered wood. It is bound together using mycelium—“nature’s glue”—which is formaldehyde-free, safe, and healthy. This versatile, non-toxic engineered wood, which offers acoustic and fire-resistant properties, can be molded into custom shapes or pressed into boards, making it an ideal solution for the architectural and design community.

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MycoFoam

Current applications: packaging - In development applications: insulation, acoustics

Replace plastic foams like Styrofoam with our Earth friendly alternative! Today we’re making Mushroom® Packaging- a protective packaging product that companies like Dell and Stanhope Seta are using today. We’re also developing Mushroom Insulation and acoustics, core materials, and aquatic products.

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MycoMake

Current applications: teddy bears, balls, anything you can imagine!

Our Grow It Yourself program is a chance for you to create your own projects and products with our raw material! Get all of the tools you need to do it here.

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“If we are going to continue to grow and prosper as a people, we can't be reliant upon materials that can't be upcycled or reused in the future.”

- Gavin McIntyre, Chief Scientist of Ecovative

Ecovative Shop

Visit our Shop to buy MycoBoard™ Tiles, MycoFoam™ Tiles, “Grow It Yourself” Material, and many other products!

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Now you can buy gorgeous furniture made of mushrooms

Written by Knvul Sheikh | 11/30/16

http://www.popsci.com/furniture-made-from-mushrooms-could-be-in-your-future

Ecovative and bioMASON collaborate to Advance Biofabricated Furniture for the Home and Office

Written by Ecovative | 11/17/16

Accent table Fully Grown From Mushroom® Materials and Microorganisms Introduced at Biofabricate 2016 Green Island, NY /November 17, 2016 – At first glance it appears to be an ordinary accent table: a beautifully designed three-legged wood-like base with a circular stone top. In fact, it is far from ordinary. Th...

Why Your Next Chair May Be Made Out of Mushrooms

Written by Nicholas Deleon | 11/17/16

http://motherboard.vice.com/read/why-your-next-chair-may-be-made-out-of-mushrooms

Toadstool footstools: Are organisms manufacturing's future?

Written by Michael Hill | 11/14/16

https://www.apnews.com/17564c6a410a45fe83f4c0654a0313a1/Toadstool-footstools:-Are-organisms-manufacturing's-future

Ecovative’s Sustainable MycoBoard™ Engineered Wood Panels Featured in This Old House Magazine’s “Top 100 Best New Home Products of the Year”

Written by Ecovative | 10/28/16

Green Island, NY, October 28, 2016 – Ecovative Design’s sustainable, formaldehyde-free MycoBoard™ engineered wood panels have been selected as one of the “Top 100 Best New Home Products of the Year,” by the editors of This Old House Magazine. ...

TOH Top 100 2016: Best New Building Products

Written by This Old House | 10/28/16

https://www.thisoldhouse.com/ideas/toh-top-100-2016-best-new-building-products

The Home Front: Zero Waste Conference promotes circular economy

Written by Rebecca Keillor | 10/27/16

http://vancouversun.com/business/local-business/the-home-front-design-fix

This new furniture is grown from Mushroom Materials

Written by Lauren Shanesy | 10/19/16

http://www.builderonline.com/products/green-products/this-new-furniture-is-grown-from-mushroom-materials_o

Mushroom magic sparks innovation for Ecovative's Co-Founder Eben Bayer

Written by Metro Vancouver | 10/18/16

https://zwcblog.org/2016/10/18/mushroom-magic-sparks-innovation-for-ecovatives-co-founder-eben-bayer/

Vermonter shares new furniture line grown from mushrooms

Written by Cat Viglienzoni | 10/17/16

http://www.wcax.com/story/33410177/vermonter-shares-new-furniture-line-grown-from-mushrooms

VT Innovator Debuts Mushroom Grown Furniture

Written by Rachel Aragon | 10/17/16

http://www.mychamplainvalley.com/news/vt-innovator-debuts-mushroom-grown-furniture

Can Eben Bayer Save the World With Mushrooms?

Written by Sadie Williams | 10/17/16

http://www.sevendaysvt.com/LiveCulture/archives/2016/10/17/can-eben-bayer-save-the-world-with-mushrooms

Clean Tech ECHS students mark Manufacturing Week

Written by Wendy Liberatore | 10/07/16

http://www.timesunion.com/local/article/Clean-Tech-ECHS-students-mark-Manufacturing-Week-9956257.php

Pioneering Green Island firm launches mushroom-based furniture

Written by Brian Nearing | 10/05/16

http://blog.timesunion.com/business/pioneering-green-island-firm-launches-mushroom-based-furniture/75067/

Clean Technologies and Sustainable Industries students participate in national manufacturing events

Written by Wendy Liberatore | 10/05/16

http://blog.timesunion.com/saratogaseen/clean-technologies-and-sustainable-industries-students-participate-in-national-manufacturing-events/28135/

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