About Ecovative

Ecovative was founded in upstate New York at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 2007 and is a leading biomaterials company, growing a new material science with high-performing, premium, award-winning products that are grown using Mushroom Materials — a special mixture of non-food agriculture waste and mushroom mycelium  that are healthy, environmentally friendly, and certified sustainable. 

Since inception, Ecovative, now a team of 55, has expanded to manufacture in both Green Island and Troy. They use agricultural by-products to manufacture their biomaterials — corn stover from New York State as well as working with local farmers on industrial hemp. 

Ecovative in the News: "Ikea to use mushroom packaging that will decompose in a garden within weeks"

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