• +44 (0)1233 720097

Our biodegradable tree mats are made from the first professional grade, weed control membrane made purely from organic material that is fully compostable, has a low carbon footprint and is naturally fire resistant. Our Ecotex™ 100 Tree Mats provide biodegradable tree root protection.

Ecotex™ 100 Tree Mats - Hy-Tex (UK) Ltd.

Ecotex™ 100

Tree Mats

Ecotex™ 100 Tree Mats

Our biodegradable tree mats are made from the first professional grade, weed control membrane made purely from organic material that is fully compostable, has a low carbon footprint and is naturally fire resistant. Our Ecotex™ Tree Mats provide biodegradable tree root protection.

The fabric contained in our tree mats is our Ecotex™ 100 material, it's an effective, easy to use and economical solution. It may look and feel like conventional non-woven, petrochemical based weed control fabric but is the only membrane made purely from an environmentally friendly alternative called Polylactic Acid (PLA).

PLA is made entirely from annually renewable, starch rich vegetables with production requiring fewer fossil fuel resources and generating less greenhouse gases than traditional plastic fabrics. Furthermore, Ecotex™ 100 is the only weed control fabric certified to the stringent EN 13432:2000 test for compostability - fully breaking down to nutritious matter and leaving no synthetic residues.

Ecotex™ 100, which is earthy brown coloured, is also stronger, more durable and easier to handle than any previous "degradable" fabrics and resists airborne seed settlement far better.

**Hedge strips and other tree mat sizes are available subject to order quantity**

Feature Hy-Tex Ecotex™ 100
(Biocover)
Composition: 100% PLA (Poly Lactic Acid)
Colour: Brown
Weight [EN ISO 9864]: 100g/m²
Shade Factor: 95%
UV Resistance
[UK climate]:
50% strength loss
after approx 5 to 6 years
Biodegradability
(Half life MW; 20°C - 70% RH):
max 1000 days
Compostability
[EN ISO 13432]:
Fully certified
Tree Mats: 0.45 x 0.45m
and 0.90 x 0.90m cut to centre

Features/Benefits

  • Organic weed suppression
  • Fully biodegradable
  • Breaks down in 3 years or more
  • Fire resistant
  • Plastic free
  • Effective weed control
  • No chemicals - made from PLA with added hemp
  • Strong and robust
  • Low carbon footprint
  • Environmentally friendly

Enquiry Basket

Ecotex™ 100 Tree Mats

Clear
Quantity:

Guidance

  • Pins and pegs to suit also available (see below)
  • We suggest 5-6 pins per mat
Ecotex™ Tree Mats supplied by Hy-Tex (UK) Ltd. Tel: 01233 720097
Copy Specifications to clipboard

Similar Products

Accessories

WHY CHOOSE US?

29
years in business
20,000
ft² of storage
17,800
happy customers