Interview with Adi Reza, founder of Mycotech - Library @ E2Expo
Updated: Dec 2020
Mycotech, an Indonesia-based startup transforming mushroom waste into plant-based, vegan-friendly leather.Zerrin caught up with CEO and co-founder Adi Reza to find out how mushroom waste can be turned into stylish accessories that look and feel like the real leather.
Reza talks about the process they follow to create the mushroom leather without the use of expensive or advanced processing method. Once the raw material is processes into vegan leather, they dye it with plant-based natural dyes.
He details on how they have engaged and empowered mushroom farmer groups to supply and manufacture their raw materials. He also explains that Mycotech is focused on measuring its operation facilities’ greenhouse gas emissions and implementing strategies to reduce their local environmental impact.
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