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Treebio Biodegradable Spiral Guard

Product Code: 160PS1031-PRO

Treebio Biodegradable Spiral Guards are a new product in response to the growing desire to reduce the use of standard plastics, we are delighted to introduce our new TreeBio range – an environmentally friendly, weed and erosion control range of planting essentials.

Bio Spiral Tree Guards

  • 100% biodegradable
  • Independently tested
  • Conforms to EU guidelines

  • Sizes Available

    • 60cm x 38mm
    • 60cm x 50mm
    • 75cm x 50mm
    • 60cm x 68mm

    From £0.53

    Treebio Biodegradable Spiral Guards are a new product in response to the growing desire to reduce the use of standard plastics, we are delighted to introduce our new TreeBio range – an environmentally friendly, weed and erosion control range of planting essentials.

    Bio Spiral Tree Guards

  • 100% biodegradable
  • Independently tested
  • Conforms to EU guidelines
  • Sizes Available

    • 60cm x 38mm
    • 60cm x 50mm
    • 75cm x 50mm
    • 60cm x 68mm

    Colour Available

    • Green Tint

    Protection Size Guide

    • 60cm Spirals protect against rabbits
    • 75cm Spirals offer protection against hares

    Biodegradable material facts

    The material used in the manufacture of the TreeBio range conforms to EU guidelines and has been tested at an independent laboratory to be classified as fully compostable. It has also gained the DIN CERTO certificate.

    The TreeBio guard will be attacked initially by UV degradation to start the break up process. Biodegradable stabilisers are added to the material before the manufacturing process to stabilise the spiral sufficiently to withstand this UV degradation for 4 – 5 years in the place of use.

    How it works

    The materials are made primarily of polylactic acid, a repeating chain of lactic acid which undergoes a two-stage degradation process. The moisture and heat present in a compost pile and the soil attacks the polymer chains and splits them into much smaller parts of polymer and eventually pure lactic acid. Micro-organisms found in compost and soil will consume the lactic acids as nutrients as a food source for them. The result is carbon dioxide, water and humus which is a soil nutrient.