Sep 24, 2010
Ball’s SoilWrap Earns Green Package AwardSource: Ball Horticultural Co.

Ball Innovations, a business unit of Ball Horticultural Co., has won a Greener Package Award for SoilWrap, a bio-based, plantable growing container.

Ball Innovations, a business unit of Ball Horticultural Co., has won a Greener Package Award for SoilWrap, a bio-based, plantable growing container. The Greener Package Awards competition is sponsored by GreenerPackage.com, and recognizes innovations in five categories that significantly reduce packaging’s environmental footprint.

The bottomless pot design – winner in the Non-Food Primary Packaging category – is made from Mirel, a renewable, biodegradable and environmentally friendly material. SoilWrap was designed by Greg Trabka, sustainable horticulture specialist with Ball Innovations.

The plantable, printable design addresses the massive landfill waste associated with horticultural plastic. It also saves time during transplanting by approximately 30 percent as you do not need to remove the plant from the pot, and there are no pots to clean after planting. Additionally, SoilWrap reduces transplant shock and loss due to breakage during transplanting.

Ball Innovations will receive its Greener Package Award and be recognized during The Showcase of Packaging Innovations at Pack Expo International, Oct. 31 to Nov. 3 in Chicago.

For more information about Ball Innovations’ sustainable solutions and bio-packaging offerings, visit www.ballhort.com/sustainable.




Latest Photos see all »

Lupine Staircase series (Green Fuse Botanicals)
IMG_0518 copy
IMG_0469 copy
IMG_1488 copy
IMG_1587 copy
IMG_1517 copy
40under40
GPN recognizes 40 industry professionals under the age of 40 who are helping to determine the future of the horticulture industry. These individuals are today’s movers and shakers who are already setting the pace for tomorrow.
IMG_7650_0
Coch 1 3880
Ernest 2
Benoit 2 11295675_1596556550596534_623036435284185172_n
James-Moylan_4.png
Genrich new 2016 364
LoganAltman1_1
Norris1
Showalter4

75 Applewood Drive, Suite A
P.O. Box 128
Sparta, MI 49345

616.887.9008
gpnnovember_cover
Interested in reading the print edition of Greenhouse Product News? Preview our digital edition »

Get one year of Greenhouse Product News in both print and digital editions for free.

Subscribe Today »


Be sure to check
out our sister site.
website development by deyo designs