Ecovative in the News

A startup founded by 2 college friends is turning mushrooms into walls — and it's already doing deals with major companies like Dell

Written by Erin Brodwin | 08/25/16

http://www.businessinsider.com/ecovative-turns-mushrooms-into-packaging-ikea-dell-2016-8/#here-a-worker-places-the-materials-into-a-customized-form-over-several-more-days-the-mushroom-filaments-suck-up-oxygen-and-bind-together-creating-an-airtight-seal-in-the-shape-of-the-final-product-so-far-companies-ranging-from-solar-light-manufacturers-to-wine-and-beer-makers-have-used-ecovatives-foam-product-in-their-packaging-office-furniture-company-gunlocke-is-the-first-to-use-its-board-product-13

These gnarly lampshades are made of ‘shrooms and they’re weirdly perfect

Written by April Joyner | 08/19/16

http://technical.ly/brooklyn/2016/08/19/danielle-trofe-mushrooms/

Meet the Makers: Ecovative

Written by Troy Mini Maker Faire | 08/17/16

https://makerfairetroyny.com/2016/08/17/ecovative/

Wooden surfboards to mushroom handplanes: the surf companies tackling ocean waste – gallery

Written by Tess Riley | 08/02/16

https://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/gallery/2016/aug/02/ocean-waste-plastics-surfing-companies-biodegradable-surfboards-bikinis-bags-neoprene?CMP=share_btn_tw

Ecovative bio-based engineered panel and resins meet EPA formaldehyde rules

Written by Woodworking Network | 07/29/16

http://www.woodworkingnetwork.com/wood/panel-supply/ecovative-bio-based-engineered-panel-and-resins-meet-epa-formaldehyde

Ecovative Design sees potential for new business following EPA ruling

Written by Chelsea Diana | 07/29/16

http://www.bizjournals.com/albany/news/2016/07/29/ecovative-design-sees-potential-for-new-business.html?ana=RSS%26s%3Darticle_search&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+industry_7+%28Industry+Technology%29

How 2 college kids turned a school project into a million-dollar eco-friendly business

Written by Landon Dowdy | 07/22/16

http://www.cnbc.com/2016/07/22/college-kids-turned-a-school-project-into-eco-friendly-business-ecovative.html

The Harm In Plastic Packaging

Written by U-Konserve | 07/21/16

http://blog.ukonserve.com/2016/07/21/plastic-packaging/

10 organizations that are demanding healthy material

Written by ILFI Staff | 07/12/16

http://trimtab.living-future.org/blog/10-organizations-that-are-demanding-healthy-materials/?utm_content=buffer9292f&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

It's all about the fungi

Written by Scott W. Angus | 06/20/16

https://issuu.com/surfaceandpanel/docs/sandp_q2-16/20

Split Picture: U.S. Manufacturers That Sell at Home Fare Better Than Exporters

Written by Lisa Bielfuss | 05/22/16

http://www.wsj.com/articles/split-picture-u-s-manufacturers-that-sell-at-home-fare-better-than-exporters-1463948277

Bio-based panel adhesives inventor says nature's tool kit can develop healthier products

Written by Bill Esler | 05/20/16

http://www.woodworkingnetwork.com/events-contests/event-coverage/bio-based-adhesives-inventor-calls-natures-tool-kit-developing

Ecovative launches new interior design products

Written by Larry Rulison | 05/04/16

http://blog.timesunion.com/business/ecovative-launches-new-interior-design-products/74511/

Ecovative working with designers to decorate your office with mushrooms

Written by Chelsea Diana | 05/04/16

http://www.bizjournals.com/albany/news/2016/05/04/ecovative-working-with-designers-to-decorate-your.html

Ecovative Design gets into interior design business

Written by Larry Rulison | 05/04/16

http://www.timesunion.com/business/article/Ecovative-Design-gets-into-interior-design-7394097.php

Eco-Packaging Evolves

Written by Danielle Beurteaux | 05/01/16

http://vwm-online.com/images/2016MJ_BEURTEAUX_Eco-Packaging_R1.pdf

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

Written by Bruce Watson | 04/10/16

http://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/2016/apr/10/environmental-engineering-biomimicry-tapping-into-nature-business-water-soil-drought

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

Written by Emily Siegel | 03/15/16

http://disruptionmag.com/2016/03/02/eben-bayer-ecovative-mycoboard/

Replacing Petroleum Based Products with Breakthrough Biomaterials

Written by Tess Burzynski | 03/10/16

http://femaleandfungi.com/2016/03/10/replacing-petroleum-based-products-with-breakthrough-biomaterials/

Troy mayor praises Ross Valve's growing Lansingburgh campus

Written by Larry Rulison | 02/16/16

http://www.timesunion.com/tuplus-business/article/Troy-mayor-praises-Ross-Valve-s-growing-6835024.php

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

Written by Bill Esler | 02/14/16

http://www.woodworkingnetwork.com/wood/panel-supply/ecovative-making-mushroom-derived-plywood-gets-4-million-investment

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

Written by Chelsea Diana | 02/12/16

http://www.bizjournals.com/albany/news/2016/02/12/why-this-troy-tech-company-is-ringing-nasdaqs.html

Sustainable solutions for set design

Written by Birgit Heidsiek | 02/08/16

http://greenfilmshooting.net/blog/de/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2016/02/greenfilmshooting-brochure-web-2016.pdf

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

Written by Chelsea Diana | 01/28/16

http://www.bizjournals.com/albany/morning_call/2016/01/ecovative-raises-almost-4-million-in-its-quest-to.html

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

Written by Stacy Cowley | 01/20/16

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/21/business/dealbook/for-young-entrepreneurs-a-chance-to-network-with-top-leaders.html

The New Plastics Economy: Rethinking the Future of Plastics

Written by Ellen MacArthur Foundation | 01/19/16

http://www.ellenmacarthurfoundation.org/publications/the-new-plastics-economy-rethinking-the-future-of-plastics

Great Ideas Are Our Best Currency

Written by Rick Fedrizzi | 01/14/16

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/rick-fedrizzi/great-ideas-are-our-best_b_8985444.html

The mightily pleasing world of mushroom plastics

Written by Jennifer Huizen | 12/09/15

http://community.lovenature.com/2015/12/09/the-mightily-pleasing-world-of-mushroom-plastics/

Tapping Into Nature

Written by Terrapin Bright Green | 11/25/15

http://www.terrapinbrightgreen.com/tapping-into-nature/

Creating Solutions With Nature's Genetic Toolbox

Written by Kate Hall | 11/24/15

http://www.forbes.com/sites/gmoanswers/2015/11/24/creating-solutions-natures-genetic-toolbox/

Top 10 green building products for 2016

Written by Emily Peiffer | 11/19/15

http://www.constructiondive.com/news/top-10-green-building-products-for-2016/409462/

How the CEO of Ecovative, Eben Bayer, is Using Biology to Create Disruptive Solutions

Written by Christopher Harrison | 10/27/15

http://synbiobeta.com/how-the-ceo-of-ecovative-eben-bayer-is-using-biology-to-create-disruptive-solutions/

Ecovative and the Growing Mushroom Materials Boom

Written by Christopher Harrison | 10/20/15

http://synbiobeta.com/ecovative-and-the-growing-mushroom-materials-boom/

Enjoy Handplanes - Patagonia (video)

Written by Steve Cachero | 10/01/15

https://vimeo.com/133064231

Gunlocke Seat Back Goes Red-List Free Using Mushrooms

Written by Candace Pearson | 09/08/15

https://www2.buildinggreen.com/article/gunlocke-seat-back-goes-red-list-free-using-mushrooms

This Entrepreneur Is Literally Growing The Future Of Manufacturing

Written by Alex Knapp | 05/06/15

http://www.forbes.com/sites/alexknapp/2015/05/06/this-entrepreneur-is-literally-growing-the-future-of-manufacturing/

How Mushrooms Can Be Used To Make Particle Board Less Toxic

Written by Sam Grobart | 04/13/15

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-04-13/how-mushrooms-can-be-used-to-make-particle-board-less-toxic

HOW IT WORKS: GROWING A BIOLOGICAL DRONE TO EXPLORE MARS

Written by Andrew Zaleski | 03/25/15

http://www.popsci.com/growing-biological-drone-explore-mars

Mushroom-based modelling kit allows users to grow their own designs

Written by Maudie Manton | 03/25/15

http://www.dezeen.com/2015/03/25/mushroom-materials-ecovative-modelling-kit-mycelium-designs-of-the-year-2015/

Humble Shroom Unlikely Soldier In War Against Global Warming

Written by Capt. Trevor Greene | 02/24/15

http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/capt-trevor-greene/shroom_b_6740980.html

Diving into the Sustainable Surfing Movement

Written by Charmaine Li | 02/23/15

http://www.freundevonfreunden.com/journal/diving-into-the-sustainable-surfing-movement/

Are mushroom boards the future of surfing?

Written by Alex King  | 02/23/15

http://www.huckmagazine.com/ride/surf/why-i-do-what-i-do-surf/mushroom-boards-next-big-surfing-innovation/

Take a look inside an eco-friendly home of the future

Written by Rich McEachran | 02/03/15

http://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/2015/feb/03/sustainable-home-upcycled-eco-friendly

Ecovative CEO 'optimistic' following Davos and the 2015 World Economic Forum

Written by Chelsea Diana | 02/03/15

http://www.bizjournals.com/albany/news/2015/02/03/ecovative-ceo-optimistic-following-davos.html

Ecovative Design to move manufacturing operations from Iowa to Troy

Written by Chelsea Diana | 02/02/15

http://www.bizjournals.com/albany/news/2015/02/02/exclusive-ecovative-design-to-move-manufacturing.html

30 Under 30 Reinventing Manufacturing In A Greener, Tech-Savvier World

Written by Alex Knapp | 01/05/15

http://www.forbes.com/sites/alexknapp/2015/01/05/30-under-30-reinventing-manufacturing-in-a-greener-tech-savvier-world/

30 Under 30 Who Are Moving The World 2015

Written by Caroline Howard | 01/05/15

http://www.forbes.com/sites/carolinehoward/2015/01/05/30-under-30-who-are-moving-the-world-2015/

DIY Kit Lets You Make Designs Out of Mushrooms

Written by Liz Stinson | 12/18/14

http://www.wired.com/2014/12/diy-kit-lets-make-designs-mushrooms/

This biodegradable drone is grown from mushrooms and covered in wasp spit

Written by Rachel Feltman | 11/22/14

http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/speaking-of-science/wp/2014/11/22/this-biodegradable-drone-is-grown-from-mushrooms-and-covered-in-wasp-spit/

When less is more in packaging

Written by unknown | 11/19/14

http://raconteur.net/business/when-less-is-more-in-packaging

Capital Region Company Gets EPA Grant To Develop New "Biopolymer" Technology

Written by Lucas Willard | 11/12/14

http://wamc.org/post/capital-region-company-gets-epa-grant-develop-new-biopolymer-technology

Bio-drone simply melts away when it crashes

Written by Aviva Rutkin | 11/12/14

http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22429952.400-biodrone-simply-melts-away-when-it-crashes.html#.VGUZnfTF9g0

Innovative Compostable Packaging by Ecovative

Written by Unknown | 09/22/14

http://www.packagingeurope.com/Packaging-Europe-News/60285/Innovative-Compostable-Packaging-by-Evocative.html

Will polystyrene cancer concerns prompt brands to change?

Written by Leigh Stringer | 08/27/14

http://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/2014/aug/27/styrene-carcinogen-brands-polystyrene-foam-food-packaging

Want to achieve your sustainability goals without having to compromise on cost or performance? Mushrooms could be the answer.

Written by Victoria Knowles | 08/20/14

https://www.2degreesnetwork.com/groups/2degrees-community/resources/want-achieve-your-sustainability-goals-without-having-compromise-cost-or-performance-mushrooms-could-be-answer/

How To Build A Lamp, Sculpture, Or Even A House Out Of Mushrooms

Written by ARIEL SCHWARTZ | 08/05/14

http://www.fastcoexist.com/3033434/how-to-build-a-lamp-sculpture-or-even-a-house-out-of-mushrooms

How To Compost an Entire Building

Written by Matt Shaw | 08/01/14

http://architizer.com/blog/how-do-you-compost-a-building/

Introducing the Blue Economy

Written by Nina Fowler | 07/29/14

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/element-magazine/news/article.cfm?c_id=1503340&objectid=11297558

11 Simple Inventions That Could Change The World

Written by Kevin Short | 07/15/14

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/07/15/simple-inventions-change-world_n_5565040.html

5 Social Entrepreneurs Who Could Change the World

Written by J V Crum III | 07/08/14

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/j-v-crum-iii/5-social-entrepreneurs-wh_b_5562117.html?utm_hp_ref=small-business&ir=Small+Business

How Arup Engineered The Living's Mushroom Tower

Written by Matt Clark and Shaina Saporta | 07/01/14

http://www.metropolismag.com/Point-of-View/July-2014/How-Arup-Engineered-The-Livings-Mushroom-Tower/

By Design | Tour a New Building Made of Corn and Mushrooms at MoMA PS1

Written by EVIANA HARTMAN | 06/25/14

http://tmagazine.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/06/25/hy-fi-winner-young-architects-program-new-building-made-of-corn-and-mushrooms-at-moma-ps1/?_php=true&_type=blogs&_r=1

THE WORLD'S TOP 10 MOST INNOVATIVE COMPANIES DEDICATED TO SOCIAL GOOD

Written by Fast Company Staff | 02/13/14

http://www.fastcompany.com/3026318/most-innovative-companies-2014/the-worlds-top-10-most-innovative-companies-dedicated-to-soci

Behind The Living's "100% Organic" Pavilion for MoMA PS1

Written by Avinash Rajagopal | 02/10/14

http://www.metropolismag.com/Point-of-View/February-2014/MoMA-PS1/

Mushroom Surfboards

Written by Justin Housman | 01/06/14

http://www.surfermag.com/blogs/design-forum/mushroom-surfboards/#.Ussf4t9me_c.twitter

Mushrooms: The Future of Packaging

Written by Jason Sanchez | 01/02/14

http://money.cnn.com/video/technology/2014/01/02/mushroom-fungus-ecovative-design-green-insulation.cnnmoney

Magic of mushrooms: Dawning of the Fungus Age

Written by Richard Webb | 12/04/13

http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22029460.600-magic-of-mushrooms-dawning-of-the-fungus-age.html