Designer Maurizio Montalti develops mycelium-based material and products as a solution to plastic problem

Amsterdam-based designer Maurizio Montalti – who has created pieces of furniture from a fungus-based material – is proving that mycelium can be used to replace plastic and other materials that are tough to recycle. By combining mycelium, the “root structure of fungus”, with agricultural waste such as wheat, rapeseed and flax, Maurizio Montalti has created a new material, which he has used in the design … Continue reading Designer Maurizio Montalti develops mycelium-based material and products as a solution to plastic problem

Sustainable Stays: Otentic Eco Tent Experience, Mauritius

Mauritius – with its turquoise waters, lush forests, pristine sandy beaches and wildlife – is, like its fellow Indian Ocean islands of the Maldives and the Seychelles, well known as a honeymoon destination. In recent times, there has been a small but growing push towards sustainable tourism initiatives on the island appealing to eco-conscious travellers looking to experience the stunning island. A perfect place to … Continue reading Sustainable Stays: Otentic Eco Tent Experience, Mauritius