Ikea Is Replacing Styrofoam Packaging With Compostable Mushroom-Foam

Ikea is known for its practical furniture and innovative design ideas, but now it is also trying to become more aware of its carbon footprint and environmental impact. The company decided to gradually shift towards an eco-friendlier packaging made from a mushroom-based, and biodegradable ...

Japan’s Earthquake-Resistant Dome Houses Are Made of Styrofoam

When they hear the word “Styrofoam”, most people think about disposable food containers or packaging material, but for one Japanese modular home manufacturer, it is the building material of the future. Its increasingly popular Styrofoam dome houses are highly earthquake-resistant, ...
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