Will Fungi Mushrooms Replace EPS?
Fungi mushrooms are well known as a kind of ingredient which are used to cook various kinds of tasty foods. But nowadays people can make mushrooms into materials for packaging, insulation and fiberboard etc. It is reported that this new kind of fungi-based material is of the similar costs and performance as EPS. However, EPS is not biodegradable and not easy for recycling. Besides the fact that it is made of petrol which is non-renewable and very limited. Compared to EPS, fungi mushrooms are grown instead of manufactured, natural, renewable, and biodegradable and so it is more welcome. The company which develop this technology has bigger ambition. They are expanding this technology into applications like packaging, insulation, and fiberboard etc.