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Symmetry Wood
Creating materials that promote harmony between humanity and nature

Symmetry Wood
Creating materials that promote harmony between humanity and nature

Symmetry aims to create harmony between humanity and nature by creating a sustainable material that can stand in as an alternative to wood, we call it Pyrus™.
How do we do it?
By embracing a balance between nature and design, we are using bacteria to produce cellulose — the main component of wood and the most abundant organic substance on Earth.
Gather Food Waste
The bacteria feed well off of any substance that has glucose (or sugar) in it. Coincidentally, the most wasted food groups — fruits, breads, and vegetables — have a lot of this.
Grow the bacterial cellulose
A sheet of cellulose grows over several days at the top of a tank. Once that sheet is removed, a new one starts to grow as new food waste is added in.
Form the wood
Absolutely no petroleum, toxins, or other non-biodegradable additives are combined with the cellulose. With this commitment, we are able to produce 'alternative wood' in various colors and textures.
Creating our Wood
The first steps to creating our material involve mixing agar, boiling water, and bacterial cellulose into a large mold. The mixture is left out to dry until it can be removed from the mold and placed into a dehydrator. The mixture continues to shrink and darken until it becomes the strong material we proudly call Pyrus™.
Our Partners have shown their support for our mission in various ways, and we thank them for their dedication to not only our forests but our planet.
Feel free to email us with any questions, inquiries, or support!
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