This company is making construction materials from mushrooms and food waste

Biohm’s Orb, which is made from food and agri waste, such as orange peel. Image: Biohm

  • UK-based company Biohm uses natural vegetative material to ‘grow’ insulation panels.
  • It has also developed a new type of composite material that is 100% biodegradable and vegan.
  • The circular economy is about designing out waste and pollution and keeping products and materials in use, so Earth’s resources are able to regenerate.
  • Biohm is one of 17 companies in The Circulars Accelerator Cohort 2021.

What if we could use waste or carbon-negative materials to make buildings?…

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Author: Mulugeta Woldetsadik, Librarian/Information Professional at Hawassa University (HU), Ethiopia

Mulugeta Woldetsadik, Librarian/Information Professional @ Hawassa University, , Sidama Region, Ethiopia

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