Innovation Nation: Mushroom Packaging

After a few days of incubating, molding and drying, these mushroom roots are ready to be used... as packaging material!  Developed by the team of 20-somethings straight out of college, this biodegradable material is also fireproof and a good insulator.  Then you can toss it in the compost heap.  Get a peek at packaging in the 21st century in this episode of Innovation Nation with Miles O'Brien.

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