packaging http://wamc.org en NY Company That Makes Mushroom Packing Gets Award http://wamc.org/post/ny-company-makes-mushroom-packing-gets-award <p>An upstate New York company that makes biodegradable packaging material from mushrooms is getting an award from the Environmental Protection Agency.&nbsp; WAMC&rsquo;s Tristan O&rsquo;Neill reports&hellip;</p><p>EPA regional administrator Judith Enck will present an environmental leadership award today to Ecovative Design of Green Island, near Albany. The company uses the &quot;roots&quot; of the mushroom &mdash; called mycelium &mdash; and plant matter to make soft blocks that are used to cushion products ranging from computer servers to furniture.</p> Thu, 19 Apr 2012 12:48:00 +0000 Tristan O'Neill 37122 at http://wamc.org