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a leading biomaterials company growing high performance, premium, award-wining 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.

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Myco Board

Current applications: furniture components and work surfaces

We’re manufacturing a replacement for particleboard, plywood, and fiberboard. Rather than using harmful resins, we bind particles together with our natural resin. We make molded shapes or large panels, and also thin ply materials that are more flexible.

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Myco Foam

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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Myco Make

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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“30 Under 30 Who Are Moving The World in 2015”

- Forbes

The greenhouse that acts like a beetle and other inventions inspired by nature

Written by Bruce Watson | 04/10/16


Ecovative's co-founder can grow anything out of mushrooms.

Written by Emily Siegel | 03/15/16


Replacing Petroleum Based Products with Breakthrough Biomaterials

Written by Tess Burzynski | 03/10/16


Inside Our Troy Facility

Written by Ecovative | 03/07/16

In February, we had announced that we were opening a second manufacturing plant in our neighboring town of Troy, NY. This facility was an exciting project for us because it was going to take our packaging production line that was located in Iowa and bring it right into our backyard. Well, we are excited to announce that the 20,000 square foot facility is up and running, and the team has produced over 68,000 Mushroom® parts there since J...

Troy mayor praises Ross Valve's growing Lansingburgh campus

Written by Larry Rulison | 02/16/16


Ecovative mushroom-derived plywood, gets $4 million funding, and sales to Gunlocke

Written by Bill Esler | 02/14/16


U.S. Small Business Administrator State of Entrepreneurship Address Cites Ecovative Success Story

Written by Ecovative | 02/12/16

Speech at NASDAQ Applauds Environmental Benefits of Products MycoBoard™ and MycoFoam™ Troy, NY  U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet cited Ecovative Design as one of its in...

Why this Troy tech company is ringing NASDAQ's closing bell today

Written by Chelsea Diana | 02/12/16


Ecovative Collaborates to Make Bodysurfing Handplanes Disappear

Written by Ecovative | 02/10/16

Sean Starky on the North Shore of Oahu testing the Ecovative Mushroom Board core coated with Entropy Dissolvable resin for an Enjoy Handplane, made for Patagonia.  

Sustainable solutions for set design

Written by Birgit Heidsiek | 02/08/16


Sustainable Attractions and Standards: Reflections on the BIFMA 360˚ Leadership Conference

Written by Ecovative | 01/28/16

by Jon Parry Business Development Manager Austin, Texas   I had the opportunity to spend an interesting three days at the Business and Institutional Manufacturers Association’s (BIFMA) annual 360˚ ...

Ecovative raises almost $4 million in its quest to sustainably furnish your office

Written by Chelsea Diana | 01/28/16


In Davos, a Chance for Entrepreneurs to Network With Top Leaders

Written by Stacy Cowley | 01/20/16


The New Plastics Economy: Rethinking the Future of Plastics

Written by Ellen MacArthur Foundation | 01/19/16


Great Ideas Are Our Best Currency

Written by Rick Fedrizzi | 01/14/16


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