Ikea Is Growing New Eco-Friendly Mushroom Packaging

To stop all those $20 side tables from getting banged up, Ikea has to use a lot of polystyrene packaging every year. Unfortunately, polystyrene isn’t biodegradable, and people are bad at recycling, leaving Ikea looking for a better material to stick between sheets of ply.

Source: Ikea Is Growing New Eco-Friendly Mushroom Packaging

I’m curious about the cost of this vs traditional cardboard or bubble wrap. I use to do production for an ‘eco’ friendly company that ships product to customers using insanely wasteful amounts of bubble wrap.

…and if it’s worth being sauteed…  What?! 😉