December 2009 Blog Posts (3)

Holiday Party Connections

A week or so ago at a holiday party, I met a man named Steve Caputo. He shared some great information and links with me. They are posted below. He also told me that he once took a botany class with the one and only Gary Lincoff!

..."The scientist I was telling you about is Paul Mankiewicz, who is the director of the Gaia Institute, which is based in City Island. Paul is a visionary but also has lots of experience building ecologically based projects. NYC is working with Gaia to pilot… Continue

Added by Athena Kokoronis on December 26, 2009 at 1:59pm — No Comments

NYC Mushroom Illustrator


Added by Caroline Woolard on December 22, 2009 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Biodegradeable mushroom styrofoam

Ecovative Design EcoCradle Dan Saelinger

Your next toilet may come packed in fertilizer for your garden. EcoCradle is the only treeless, biodegradable shipping material that can be molded into as many shapes as polystyrene, a.k.a. Styrofoam, so it can protect objects of any size or weight.

Ecovative Design fills a reusable mold with agricultural waste like rice husks and sprays on mushroom root cells, which eat the husks and grow… Continue

Added by Christopher Lee Kennedy on December 2, 2009 at 9:51pm — 1 Comment

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