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Eben Bayer:
Are mushrooms the new plastic?

TEDGlobal 2010 · 9:05 · Filmed Jul 2010
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Eben Bayer: Are mushrooms the new plastic?
9:05 · Filmed July 2010 at TEDGlobal 2010 · Subtitles available in 28 languages

Product designer Eben Bayer reveals his recipe for a new, fungus-based packaging material that protects fragile stuff like furniture, plasma screens — and the environment.

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Eben Bayer is co-inventor of MycoBond, an organic (really — it's based on mycelium, a living, growing organism) adhesive that turns agriwaste into a foam-like material for packaging and insulation. Full bio
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