Three Amazing Bio Materials That Are Growing A More Sustainable World

By Jessica Leber

For the last decade, as brands have worked to reduce their environmental footprint, bio-based alternatives to a number of synthetic materials and processes have become more common (take the flimsy compostable utensils you see everywhere, or even Coca-Cola’s Plant Bottles). Today, however, entrepreneurs and scientists are getting more creative in their exploration of the new design possibilities in alternatives to traditional materials, from bricks to plastics to foam insulation.

http://www.fastcoexist.com/3040740/3-amazing-bio-materials-that-are-growing-a-more-sustainable-world

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