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TerraCycle organic liquid plant food is a potent, organic, enviromentally friendly plant food that is the first mass-produced product in the world to be packaged in used plastic soda bottles. To go even further, the entire product is made out of garbage - from the contents to the packaging. As a result, TerraCycle Plant Food is the first mass-produced consumer product to have a negative environmental footprint.EACH ORDER INCLUDES TWO 20 OZ BOTTLES
TerraCycle processes organic garbage destined for landfills through a revolutionary process developed by the company's founders while students at Princeton University. TerraCycle is able to convert all this into organic liquid plant food in only three weeks.
Tested at Rutgers University and shown to help plants thrive, TerraCycle Plant Food is more than simply environmentally friendly - TerraCycle's products are environmentally beneficial, from production to application.
Terra Cycle collects its used soda bottles by conducting environmental fundraisers at hundreds of elementary schools across the United States. TerraCycle has also partnered with numerous recycling centers as a source of these used bottles.
TerraCycle Plant Food can be sprayed or misted directly onto houseplants, lawns, and gardens. It is also applied in mass agricultural settings, distributed through the existing irrigation facilities of farms, vineyards, even golf courses and parks.
This fertilizer is made from liqueified worm castings. By adding water to the worm poop, Terracycle separates out the water soluble nutrients that plants can actually use. The original source of these nutrients and the packaging is waste produced by other companies.
Worms aren't picky eaters - they eat all sorts of things that we'd turn up our nose at. For example, TerraCycle uses the waste left over from a local beer brewery as well as food scraps from a potato chip factory
. These companies produce tubs of used hops and mountains of potato peel.
Much of this waste would otherwise end up in landfills at a huge cost to the companies responsible. By recycling the waste into beneficial fertilizer, this product has a triple impact on the environment. In addition to saving space in landfills, reclaiming this waste conserves transportation resources. Some cities, such as Toronto and New York, have to transport their waste up to a thousand miles away to dispose of it, which produces large amounts of pollution, causes roads to wear out faster than they would otherwise, and increases the cost of fuel. All of these impacts are prevented by recycling the trash into fertilizer, and the fertilizer does more than mitigate harms - it actively enriches the soil too!EACH ORDER INCLUDES TWO 20 OZ BOTTLES