EcoCover Outperforms Black Plastic – It’s Official

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Release Date: 2014-03-15 A 6 month independent research project conducted during the New Zealand summer of 2005/2006 is now complete. Massey University’s Palmerston North horticultural campus compared the use of patented standard EcoCover, patented red EcoCover (colored on one side with an organic dye) and black plastic agricultural film for the field production of tomatoes and capsicums (peppers). This was…

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EcoCity Endorses EcoCover

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Release Date: 2013-12-26 Mayor Bob Harvey and CEO Harry O’Rourke from Waitakere City, Auckland’s “EcoCity”, recently visited the EcoCover Auckland manufacturing plant. Their enthusiasm for the product resulted in both the Mayor and CEO giving their full and unqualified endorsement of EcoCover. Councilor David Hay, Auckland Regional Council and Councilor Scott Milne, Auckland City Council joined EcoCover New Zealand’s General…

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Dr Hunter Lovins Auckland Plant Visit

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Release Date: 2013-09-11 Dr Hunter Lovins, President and Founder of Natural Capitalism Solutions, Inc. in the United States, is a consultant on sustainability to Governments, Cities, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Department of Energy, companies such as Royal Dutch Shell and scores of industries. Hunter visited the EcoCover Auckland manufacturing plant whilst in full production. Hunter remarked, “EcoCover…

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Recycling 1 tonne of paper saves what?

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Release Date: 2013-08-17 The resources saved by recycling 1 tonne of waste paper are: 17 trees 275lb sulphur 350lb limestone 9,000lb steam 60,000 gallons water 225kw hours >3.5 cubic yards landfill space An EcoCover manufacturing plant operating a single daily shift will remove more than 8 tonnes of paper waste per week from the landfill waste stream. Source: Public Recycling…

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The Value of the EcoCover Weed Square Management System

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Release Date: 2013-07-13 EcoCover New Zealand’s independent consultant, Mr John Coombs of Living Systems recently filed the following case study. A national landscaping contractor planted out a large project in very inhospitable country adjacent to a major highway just south of Auckland. The project was roughly divided in half as follows: Native tree seedlings planted with no EcoCover protection Native…

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City Council Provides Independent Product Endorsement Letter

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Release Date: 2013-03-15 EcoCover (NZ) Limited has just received an independent letter of endorsement from one of New Zealand’s leading City Councils. Waitakere City (part of greater Auckland City) has had a wonderful experience with EcoCover mulch mat and graciously provided this testimonial. From EcoCover’s point of view, as valuable as our University research is, a customer’s endorsement of the…

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Organic Carbon Soil R&D Update

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Release Date: 2012-12-01 UNITEC of New Zealand’s Department of Natural Science and The University of Auckland commenced during Q3/2008 what may be a 5 year project on determining how EcoCover, compared to 9 other ground cover products may build soil carbon thus sequestering CO2 and mitigating climate change. EcoCover believes this research project to be the first of its kind…

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