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Fiber planting containers aid your environmental efforts

Fiber planting containers are growing in popularity – spurred on by our societies continued education and understanding of global warming.

In a recent Nielsen Company survey, conducted in October of 2018, 81 percent of global consumers said it was extremely important or very important for companies to roll-out initiatives to improve the environment.

Moreover, 73 percent of respondents said they would change their own consumption habits in order to improve the environment – with 38 percent saying they would even pay higher-than-average prices for products that are produced with sustainable materials.

Fiber planting containers

EcoGrow Geranium Round Pot

For the grower, this is an opportunity to bring your plants full circle under the scrutiny of consumers by utilizing and marketing a series of sustainable fiber planting containers that are also certified for organic farming (EcoGrow® only). This provides those individuals who are predominantly more environmentally conscious with choices, thus securing them as a customer rather than surrendering them to the competition who already has such environmental options in their arsenal.

Organic herbs and vegetables such as mint and basil or peas and tomatoes are planted in an environmentally friendly container for sale to the consumer. Many often breathe like a clay pot would, but instead of extracting water from the plant based on their composition, these sustainable fiber planting containers help retain water creating an optimal environment for root system development.

But perhaps best of all, when the consumer arrives home and ready to plant their new purchases in free-standing gardens, patio containers or deck-rail boxes, the entire sustainable container can be planted directly into the ground. Overall, you’ve limited the waste heading out to landfills and saved the consumer time, while satisfying their need to feel as though they’ve just done something good for the environment.

Fiber containers are not equal

But be aware that NOT all sustainable fiber planting containers are created equal. Here are some things to look for before making a purchase for your growing facility.

Today’s consumers (world-wide) are demanding more organic and sustainable solutions beyond just in the foods they eat. When they put a plant in the ground, they want to know that they’re making a difference – no matter how great or how small – it all has an impact.

Sustainable fiber planting containers are the full circle solution for growers and gardeners. Do your homework before making a purchase and you’ll be doing your part to help battle global warming.

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