Building a Better World

Planet Earth is witnessing the largest wave of building and infrastructure growth in human history. To accommodate the ballooning global population, the equivalent of an entire new New York City of floor space will be constructed monthly through 2060, according to Architecture 2030. As commercial and residential development accelerates, the construction sector can ensure the developed […]

Ecovative European Open Patent Program for Composite Materials

Operators on the Substrate production line

Ecovative Design LLC (“Ecovative”) is a biological science and design company, advancing mycelium technology to transform industries with high quality, Earth-friendly materials. Since its founding in 2007, Ecovative has made it part of its mission to make mycelium materials accessible to everyone. The scientists that make up Ecovative’s Mycelium Foundry are pioneers in mycelium materials […]

Ecovative’s 2022 — Looking Back at a Pivotal Year

Swersey Silos Opening Celebration

A note from Eben Bayer, Ecovative CEO and Co-founder 2023 is already shaping up to be Ecovative’s biggest ever. But it follows a year full of growth and game changing developments, from major expansions in production scale to high-profile partnerships with world class brands, exciting new innovations in our mycelium technology, and a near doubling […]

Mushroom® Packaging is Back, and Growing

Mushroom Packaging protecting tincture bottles by Hudson Hemp

Did you know that over 36 million packages are delivered every day in the United States alone? That’s a lot of boxes, and a lot of packaging — unfortunately, most of it is plastic. In fact, about 40 percent of the single-use plastics that gets produced around the world is for packaging, most of it destined […]

Smithsonian x Ecovative: Welcome to the future— building with mushrooms

Future Stage at Smithsonian - featuring talking panel

We Interrupt Your Regularly Scheduled Panel: Future of Food featured Elliot Grant, Danielle Nierenberg, Eben Bayer, Taeryn Kim, and Ashley Mincey at Smithsonian Arts + Industries Building. If you attend or livestream the Smithsonian’s weekly FUTURES events, you’ll see the speakers sitting on a stage that we built with mycelium. The Smithsonian is an historically […]

Goodbye, Mushroom® Packaging

Consistent Growth Brings New Partnerships Announcing opening of Paradise Packaging Co. and new licensees around the globe NOTE: This blog post was initially written January 20, 2020 and contains information that may be out of date. YOUR SUSTAINABLE PACKAGING SOLUTION Have you ever thought about how awesome it would be if your delivered packages came […]