Biodegradable Bike Helmet Made From Eco-Friendly ‘Styrofoam’

Biodegradable Bike Helmet Made From Eco-Friendly ‘Styrofoam’
Design

This head-protector's made from lightweight, renewable forest products

Emma Hutchings
  • 25 january 2016

A wood-based foam material that could serve as an eco-friendly alternative to Styrofoam has been created by a team in Sweden. Cellufoam is made of nanocellulose produced from wood pulp, making it renewable and biodegradable. Its properties mean it would be suitable for a number of potential applications in lightweight construction, packaging materials and absorbent products, and it has recently been used in a bike helmet.

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