Environmentally friendly Paper pots
Using paper pot is a guarantee for a safe environment. The papers do not present any harm to the environment. Paper pots will decompose in the ground when planted directly in the fields. Studies show that the carbon footprint in paper pots is more than 20% lower compared to plastic pots. The paper pot is easy to plant and will degrade into the soil when planted. There are no plastic pots to remove or collect. Studies show up to 40% faster sowing.
The market demands products that degrade fully and harmlessly in the environment. Using internationally recognized biodegradable standards, Ellepot verifies that its products degrade safely and efficiently in an aerobic environment and confirms that the material is not accumulating in the environment to harmful concentrations before degradation occurs.
To support this, Ellepot produces spreading papers and membranes that are degradable and made of wood fibers from natural, renewable raw materials. Ellepot papers are certified to a range of well-known industry certifications and standards.
The raw materials come from selected partners and suppliers under long-term and exclusive contracts based on the special features that give the productions their special required characteristics. The fine wood fibers used in Ellepot papers come from responsibly harvested FSC ™ certified forests. For Ellepot membranes, the fibers come from 100% plant-based resources, and are certified 100% biodegradable in a commercial composting facility.