07 Apr '11, 3pm

Dell to Ship Products in Mushroom-Based Packaging

I wonder if Mr Dell woke up one morning and said to himself, "Ding ding ding I must fabricate my packaging with mushrooms". Somehow I doubt it very much. That it is a sharp job is clear. The company that innovated the process gets to make money out of licensing bio-wastes to the end consumer. The consumer has been unwillingly given the role disposing of the mushroom industry's waste problem. If they are going to do this, then they should ensure that the packaging is certified food grade. This way, it can be eaten by homeless people as they rummage in bins and skips around our cities. Perhaps some innovative recipes can be published as well. There could be contests to see who can create the best dish. A food grade package would become a cult success overnight. If they will not entertain making food grade packaging then we are lead to think that the materials might be of an ...

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