Offering a wide range of black mulch films, to suit your requirements
Using MATER-BI technology in our range of Black films. We are proud to offer cost effect solutions for growers around the world. Not only offering custom designed mulch film for growers, we also offer a wide range of specialised sowing equipment and film laying units to suit your requirements.
MATER-BI is a family of fully biodegradable and compostable bioplastics which use renewable resources to provide a solution with low environmental impact and to solve specific environmental problems in various sectors, such as agriculture, foodservice, packaging and the separate collection of organic waste.
Biodegradability in the soil
A biodegradable material for agriculture must be biodegradable in the environment it will be left in. MATER-BI mulching film is OK Biodegradable Soil certified by the Austrian certification TÜV institute.
OK Biodegradable Soil is a specific programme which guarantees the complete biodegradability of MATER-BI mulching film and the absence of toxic effects in the soil and in the environment. In addition, MATER-BI mulching film complies with the principles on biodegradation and environmental impact laid down in International standards.
- European standard UNI EN 13432
- European standard UNI EN 17033
- American standard ASTM 6400
NOTE: range of properties relating to MATER-BI mulching film with thickness from 7 to 18 μm.
BENEFITS OF DEGRADABLE MULCH:
- Soil moisture retention.
- Weed management.
- Reduction in the leaching of fertilizer.
- Improved crop quality.
- Reduction in soil compaction.
- Reduction in root damage.
No retrieval after use.