Contest Spotlights Four Innovative Sustainable Building Materials

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November 18, 2013
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  Ecovative's Mushroom Insulation is made from agricultural waste that is bound together with fungal mycelium, a naturally fire-resistant material that obviates the need for toxic flame retardants.  Courtesy of Ecovative.
    Ecovative's Mushroom Insulation is made from agricultural waste that is bound together with fungal mycelium, a naturally fire-resistant material that obviates the need for toxic flame retardants. Courtesy of Ecovative.
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  ECOR's durable E-Home construction panels are made from discarded paper, cardboard, agricultural fibers, and other so-called cellulose waste fiber, much of which would end up taking up valuable real estate in landfills.  Courtesy of ECOR.
    ECOR's durable E-Home construction panels are made from discarded paper, cardboard, agricultural fibers, and other so-called cellulose waste fiber, much of which would end up taking up valuable real estate in landfills. Courtesy of ECOR.
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  bioMASON developed a technology that uses bacteria to form a natural cement that binds aggregate into durable bricks.  Courtesy of bioMASON.
    bioMASON developed a technology that uses bacteria to form a natural cement that binds aggregate into durable bricks. Courtesy of bioMASON.
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  ROMA's Domus Mineral Paints are made from natural materials and are free of toxic chemicals and asthmagens.  Courtesy of ROMA.
    ROMA's Domus Mineral Paints are made from natural materials and are free of toxic chemicals and asthmagens. Courtesy of ROMA.
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