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Biohm to Use Waste as Raw Materials for Bio-Manufactured Products


The construction industry accounts for 39 percent of carbon dioxide emissions and 11 percent comes from manufacturing building materials.

Sustainable bio-material construction company, Biohm, has launched a £1.25m fund to help develop bio-manufacturing technologies.

The company will use commercial and local-authority waste as raw materials for products with a goal of reducing emissions. With production expected to start in September, they will produce mycelium insulation panels made from mushroom roots and semi-structural construction panels produced from food waste such as orange peel.

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