Ikea Plans on Replacing Polysterene With Mushroom

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Ikea Plans on Replacing Polysterene With Mushroom

by Antonio Pasolini
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Ikea switches from polysterene to mushroom packaging http://bit.ly/1QCX4ok via @Justmeans #sustainability #environment

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Tuesday, March 8, 2016 - 4:00pm

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Ikea has its fair share of devoted fans, who are crazy about its designs (and price). To add to their excitement, Ikea UK is planning on replacing environmentally-unfriendly polysterene with a more organic, sustainable and, above all, biodegradable, alternative: mushroom.

The announcement is part of the affordable furniture retailer drive towards reducing waste and recycling, says the National Post, which quotes the company's head of sustainability in the UK, Joanna Yarrow.

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Corporate Social Responsibility writer for Justmeans, Antonio Pasolini is a journalist based in Brazil who writes about alternative energy, green living and sustainability. Besides Just Means, he contributes articles on emerging technology to Gizmag. He is also a happy herbivore.

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