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  1. Mushroom® Packaging Comes to Japan - September 30, 2014

    Green Island, NY– Ecovative is bringing Mushroom® Packaging, a premium, high performing, cost-competitive, and truly sustainable alternative to conventional plastic …Continue reading →

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  2. Your Product Ideas Come to Life with Ecovative’s “Grow It Yourself” Mushroom® Materials - July 22, 2014

    Green Island, NY – In the early stages of designing the Hy-Fi towers for MoMA’s Young Architects Program, David Benjamin, principle …Continue reading →

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  3. Mushroom® Packaging to Premiere Internationally at Interpack - May 02, 2014

    Green Island, NY, May 2, 2014– New York-based Ecovative offers Mushroom packaging, a Cradle to Cradle Gold Certified alternative to …Continue reading →

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  4. Energy Globe Awards Top Honors to Ecovative for Category Earth - February 06, 2014

    On February 4, 2014, Ecovative proudly accepted the Energy Globe Award in a ceremony in Salzburg, Austria. The competition includes …Continue reading →

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  5. Ecovative to Present Latest Building Developments at Greenbuild - November 20, 2013

    Green Island, NY, November 20, 2013– Ecovative, the New York-based biomaterials company best known for its home-compostable Mushroom® Packaging, today …Continue reading →

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  6. Ecovative and Fortifiber Building Systems Group Form Strategic Partnership to Develop and Sell Environmentally Responsible Insulated Sheathing - November 18, 2013

    Ecovative Design LLC, 70 Cohoes Avenue, Green Island, NY 12183 Fortifiber Building Systems Group, 300 Industrial Dr., Fernley, NV 89408 …Continue reading →

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  7. Ecovative Raises Over $14 Million of Equity Capital - November 05, 2013

    Green Island, NY, November 5, 2013 – Ecovative Design LLC, a Green Island, New York-based company, announced today that it has …Continue reading →

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  8. Buckminster Fuller Institute Honors Ecovative With Socially-Responsible Design’s Highest Award - October 22, 2013

    Green Island, NY, Oct 22 2013 - Today, Ecovative is honored to be selected as the winner of the 2013 Buckminster …Continue reading →

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  9. Ecovative is a Finalist for the 2013 Buckminster Fuller Challenge - October 16, 2013

    Green Island, NY, Oct 15 2013 – Ecovative’s Mushroom Material platform has been selected as a finalist in the 2013 …Continue reading →

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  10. Unveiling the World’s First Mushroom® Surfboards - September 24, 2013

    Green Island, NY, Sept 24 2013 – Ecovative to Unveil World’s First Mushroom® Surfboards Next month, Ecovative, a New York …Continue reading →

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  11. Tiny House Contends for Innovation Prize - September 17, 2013

    We are thrilled to announce that Ecovative’s Mushroom Tiny House project, and the concept of grown-in-place Mushroom® Insulation, has been …Continue reading →

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  12. Smithsonian Opens Voting For People’s Design Awards - September 12, 2013

    Ecovative’s Tiny House has been anonymously nominated for the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt’s National Design Awards, which includes public selection for the …Continue reading →

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  13. Eben Bayer Returns to 2013 Green Challenge - September 10, 2013

    This month marks five years since a major milestone in Ecovative’s growth – winning the Postcode Lottery Green Challenge in …Continue reading →

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  14. Danish Design Center Features Mushroom Materials in “Darling Materials,” Designer Curated Exhibition - September 05, 2013

    The Danish Design Center will include several samples of Myco Foam and Myco Board in its new collection, My Darling …Continue reading →

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  15. LAUNCH Selects Ecovative as Innovator for 2013 Systems Challenge - August 31, 2013

    Ecovative is proud to announce that LAUNCH and its Founding Partners have selected Mushroom Materials as one of 10 Innovators …Continue reading →

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  16. Ecovative Selected as a Semi-Finalist for the 2013 Buckminster Fuller Challenge - August 21, 2013

    For Immediate Release August 21, 2013 – Ecovative has been named a 2013 Semi-Finalist in the Buckminster Fuller Challenge, the …Continue reading →

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  17. New Website Accessible At Home, On the Go - July 23, 2013

    The new ecovativedesign.com is a content-inclusive mobile-responsive online center for all information and updates on Ecovative. Viewers experience the same …Continue reading →

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  18. Latest Plastic Foam Replacements made from Mushroom® Packaging to Be Exhibited at East Pack 2013, Booth 1349 - June 13, 2013

    ~ Sealed Air and Ecovative to Display Restore™ - the Most Sustainable and Rapidly Renewable Packaging Material On the Market Today …Continue reading →

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  19. Gavin Joins Biopolymer Symposium 2013 in Chicago - June 11, 2013

    Ecovative Chief Scientist Gavin McIntyre will participate in this year’s Biopolymer Symposium at Chicago’s Field Museum on June 11 and …Continue reading →

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  20. Small Business Administration Awards Tibbetts for Best SBIR - May 17, 2013

    The Small Business Administration (SBA) has selected Ecovative as a 2013 recipient of the Tibbetts Award for excellence in Small …Continue reading →

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  21. From The New Yorker: Form and Fungus by Ian Frazier - May 16, 2013

    Ecovative’s past and future have been featured in The New Yorker’s May 20 innovation issue. Writer Ian Frazier conducted extensive …Continue reading →

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  22. Ecovative Wins EPA Grant - May 07, 2013

    Ecovative has been awarded a Phase 1 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the US Environmental Protection Agency. This …Continue reading →

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  23. Announcing the Mushroom Tiny House - May 03, 2013

    Announcing a bold new project: www.mushroomtinyhouse.com We’re not just building a tiny house, we’re growing it. That’s right, the Mushroom Insulation in the …Continue reading →

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  24. Sealed Air and Ecovative Expand Relationship to Produce, Sell and Distribute Mushroom Packaging in Europe - May 03, 2013

    ELMWOOD PARK, N.J. and GREEN ISLAND, N.Y., May 3, 2013  – Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE: SEE) and Ecovative Design LLC …Continue reading →

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  25. Formula Hybrid Racecar Puts Mushroom Materials In Motion - April 27, 2013

    After months of designing and building including an Ecovative growing cycle, Rensselaer’s Formula Hybrid racing team has unveiled their 2013 …Continue reading →

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  26. US Under Secretary of Commerce Patrick Gallagher Visits - April 16, 2013

    Ecovative is honored to host Patrick Gallagher (a real physicist), Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology. Gallagher also …Continue reading →

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  27. Ecovative Celebrates National Ag Day 2013 - March 19, 2013

    GREEN ISLAND, NY, Tuesday, March 19, 2013 – Ecovative acknowledges the crucial support of New York State farmers to advance …Continue reading →

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  28. Ecovative Talk in NYC on February 22nd - February 07, 2013

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  29. Live from the World Economic Forum - January 25, 2013

    Ecovative’s CEO and Co-founder, Eben Bayer, has spent all week at the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland. Throughout …Continue reading →

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  30. Ecovative Returns to World Economic Forum - January 22, 2013

    For release: Disruptive Mushroom Material Company Returns to the 2013 World Economic Forum GREEN ISLAND, NY, Monday, January 21, 2013 …Continue reading →

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  31. Ecovative Wins DEC’s 2012 Environmental Excellence Award - December 06, 2012

    DEC Recognizes Seven Innovative Programs Working to Sustain NY’s Natural Resources and Strengthen the Economy Ecovative and six other organizations …Continue reading →

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  32. Ecovative Wins RISE Award - November 26, 2012

    Last month, Ecovative was awarded with the Durable Product Award at the RISE (Research, Innovation & Science for Engineered Fabrics) …Continue reading →

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  33. Focus Forward Film Competition Features Ecovative Founders and Technology - November 15, 2012

    Ecovative has been highlighted in a short-length film. The film is a semi-finalist in the Focus Forward film competition, with …Continue reading →

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  34. Ecovative Hosts New York Governor Andrew Cuomo - October 23, 2012

    New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo visited Ecovative’s facilities in Green Island, New York earlier today. CEO Eben Bayer hosted …Continue reading →

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  35. Ecovative Named Contender for 2012 World Technology Award - October 18, 2012

    The World Technology Network (WTN – www.wtn.net) announced that Ecovative has been named a finalist for a prestigious World Technology Award …Continue reading →

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  36. Ecovative Presenters On The Road - October 15, 2012

    The next several weeks offer several opportunities to hear from Ecovative team members as we share our products and technologies. …Continue reading →

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  37. Eben Presents Keynote Speech at Applied Brilliance - October 09, 2012

    Yesterday, CEO Eben Bayer spoke at the Applied Brilliance conference in Sonoma, California. Eben spoke about his experience and knowledge …Continue reading →

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  38. CEO Eben Bayer Speaks at the Clinton Global Initiative Topic Dinner - October 02, 2012

    Eben just returned from speaking at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting in New York City. Invited as a …Continue reading →

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  39. Chief Scientist Gavin McIntyre Speaks at TEDxPresidio - October 02, 2012

    Gavin has led Ecovative’s material and biological process developments since co-founding the company in 2007. In September, Gavin spoke about …Continue reading →

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  40. Ecovative Nominated For Sustainia Award with Arnold Schwarzenegger - September 10, 2012

    We are proud to announce our nomination for the Sustainia Award, an international award that recognizes sustainable solutions around the …Continue reading →

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  41. Ecovative Named One of the Sustainia100 at Rio+20 - June 21, 2012

    Sustainia shows us a sustainable world that’s possible today. Everything in Sustainia is -and forever will be – built 100% on solutions. …Continue reading →

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  42. Sealed Air and Ecovative Complete Agreement to Accelerate Commercialization of New Sustainable Packaging Material - June 20, 2012

    ELMWOOD PARK, N.J. and GREEN ISLAND, N.Y., Wednesday, June 20, 2012  – Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE: SEE) and Ecovative Design …Continue reading →

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  43. Meet Caroline: Intern from Emma Willard School - May 03, 2012

    Caroline Kesselem, a senior at Emma Willard School in Troy, NY, has just completed a nine-month internship with the R&D …Continue reading →

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  44. Ecovative Design Hailed as Environmental Champion - March 28, 2012

    GILLIBRAND HAILS ECOVATIVE DESIGN AS ENVIRONMENTAL CHAMPION After Gillibrand Nomination, Eco-Group Wins Prestigious Environmental Award Albany, NY – Today, U.S. Senator …Continue reading →

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  45. Ecovative CEO to speak at Nifty Fifty - March 12, 2012

    On Friday April 27th, Ecovative CEO Eben Bayer will be speaking at the Nifty Fifty program. He will be sharing …Continue reading →

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  46. Sealed Air and Ecovative Team Up to Accelerate Commercialization of New Sustainable Packaging Material - January 26, 2012

    SADDLE BROOK, N.J. and GREEN ISLAND, NY, Thursday, January 26, 2012 – Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE: SEE) and Ecovative Design …Continue reading →

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  47. Ecovative Returns to Davos - January 23, 2012

    This week, Ecovative will be returning to World Economic Forum in Davos as a Technology Pioneer. Our CEO, Eben Bayer, …Continue reading →

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  48. Nifty Fifty - January 11, 2012

    Ecovative is thrilled to be included in the Nifty Fifty program. This spring, our CEO Eben Bayer will be traveling …Continue reading →

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  49. Eben Bayer Speaking at Sustainability in Packaging Conference - January 11, 2012

    Ecovative CEO Eben Bayer will be attending and presenting at the Sustainability in Packaging conference on March 12-14th in Orlando …Continue reading →

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  50. New website! - December 13, 2011

    On December 23rd, we re-launched http://www.ecovativedesign.com with all new and improved content. Please explore around and check it out! Filed …Continue reading →

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Aug 27 2014 The Guardian - Will polystyrene cancer concerns prompt brands to change? Aug 20 2014 2degrees - Want to Achieve Your Sustainability Goals Without Having to Compromise Cost or Performance? Mushrooms Could be the Answer Aug 5 2014 Fast Co.Exist - How to Build a Lamp, Sculpture, or Even a House Out of Mushrooms Aug 1 2014 Architizer - How to compost an entire building July 22 2014 Treehugger - Tallest Mushroom Tower in the World Rises at NYC Museum Mar 19 2014 Wired - This Lamp is Grown From Mushrooms Feb 13 2014 Fast Company - The World's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies Dedicated To Social Good Mar 5 2014 Architecture & Design - Mushrooms emerging in construction realm as insulation Jan 2 2014 CNN Money - Mushrooms: The future of packaging Dec 6 2013 New Scientist - Magic of Mushrooms: Dawning of the Fungus Age Oct 22 2013 The Guardian - Can Mushrooms Replace Plastic? Oct 17 2013 PBS Nova - Mushroom Material Sept 26 2013 Motherboard TV - The World's First Surfboard Made from Mushrooms Is Almost Ready to Get Pitted Sept 15 2013 Al Jazeera America - TechKnow: Exploring Ecovative's Styrofoam Alternative Aug 3 2013 CBS News - An eco-friendly alternative to styrofoam packaging Jul 24 2013 Green Building Advisor - Grow your own green... insulation, that is Jul 8 2013 The Huffington Post - Ecovative Designs a Tiny Home Using... Mushrooms? Jun 17 2013 New Scientist - Mushrooms are the new styrofoam May 22 2013 Fast Co.Exist - How Two College Pals Are Growing a Solution to Our Reliance on Plastic May 20 2013 The New Yorker - Form and Fungus Jan 23 2013 World Economic Forum - Live Interview With Eben Bayer Jan 14 2013 Business Week - In the Fight Against Plastics, Mushrooms Become an Unlikely Weapon Jun 11 2012 Bloomberg TV - Mushrooms... A Light, Durable Alternative to Plastic? Jan 23 2012 Wired - Ecovative Design: wiping out polystyrene with fungus and farm waste Jan 14 2012 The New York Times - A Young Green Innovator Turning Fungi into Job Muses on the Path to Breakthroughs Dec 5 2011 Motherboard TV - Upgrade: Mushroom Plastics Sept 19 2011 Forbes - The World's Best Sustainability Ideas July 2011 Packing World - Are mushrooms the future of protective packaging? May 24 2011 Bloomberg - Ecovative Announces Equity Investment Apr 7 2011 Packaging Digest - Dell to use mushroom based cushioning Oct 31 2010 energyNow! - Bayer on Co-Founding Ecovative Design Dec 7 2009 The Telegraph - Alternative packaging made from farm waste Dec 1 2009 Popular Science - 2009 Best of What's New: Ecovative Design EcoCardle Sept 4 2009 CNN - Young People Who Rock
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