Fabulous Fungi dye
- story by MaterialDistrict
Fabulous Fungi is the solution to one of the major problems in the fashion industry; the use of synthetic textile dyes. Enormous amounts of harmful chemicals are involved with this conventional dyeing method, which causes water pollution, health problems and a significant demand of water and energy. Fabulous Fungi employs fungi in order to create sustainable and safe textile dye, without the use of harmful chemicals. The biochemical processes of these fungi produce pigments. These pigments, which form the basis of the textile dye, are biodegradable. This means it won’t cause any water pollution. In addition, fungal dye requires less water and energy. All in all, fungal dye will have many benefits over synthetic textile dye and other alternatives.