Is it possible to produce new materials that have a reduced impact on the environment?
Mankind has always been inspired by elements and organisms found in nature to find technological solutions and applications. Today, numerous technologies employ all-natural and innovative materials that can help reduce the use of plastics.
From mushrooms, the start-up Smush material produces a compostable and natural alternative to traditional packaging materials.
Talk with Luca Ficarelli and Marco Lenzi, Smush Materials.
Lab: Bioplastics and polystyrene from mushrooms