Published: October 22, 2013


The BFI has just named New York-based Ecovative Design as their top prize winner for the prestigious 2013 Buckminster Fuller Challenge. The company will receive $100,000 to further develop their groundbreaking mushroom material that provides an earth-friendly alternative to conventional plastics. Eben Bayer, Gavin McIntyre, and the rest of the team behind the new class of home-compostable biomaterials will receive their award at the Cooper Union in New York City on November 18, 2013.

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