PittMoss announces environmental impacts just in time for the summer growing season

Zomer’s Top 10 tips and benefits of using PittMoss’ award-winning potting soils

AMBRIDGE, Pa., May 28, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — PittMoss, the leading manufacturer of sustainable, peat-free potting soils, announces its significant environmental impact just in time for the summer growing season, underscoring its commitment to sustainability through the innovative use of recycled materials, which provide healthier plants for a healthier planet.

In recent years, PittMoss’s use of upcycled soil products continues to have a notable impact on the environment, including the company’s prevention of 18,779.23 tons of CO emissions.2 and 253.32 kilograms N2Oh, and prevented 1,665 tons of paper and 3,124 tons of cardboard from ending up in landfills. In addition, PittMoss has saved a total of more than 37.5 million liters of water compared to traditional peat-based soils.

To put PittMoss’s environmental performance into perspective: the 18,779.23 tons of CO2 saved emissions equals:

  • 48 million kilometers driven by an average gasoline-powered passenger vehicle
  • 20.7 million pounds of coal were burned
  • 1.2 billion smartphones charged
  • 815,693 garbage bags of waste recycled instead of being landfilled

Here are the Top 10 reasons why PittMoss is the ultimate choice for your gardening needs:

  1. Peat-free: Reduces the environmental damage associated with peat extraction.
  2. Upcycled materials: Keeps paper waste out of landfills by using recycled paper and cardboard.
  3. Water efficiency: Retains moisture more effectively, reducing water consumption by up to two-thirds.
  4. Improved plant growth: Promotes healthier and more robust plant development.
  5. Durable: Minimizes carbon footprint compared to traditional potting mixes.
  6. Awarded: Recognized for its excellent quality and performance by Better homes and gardens, Rural life And Modern family life Magazines.
  7. Improves soil health: Improves soil structure and fertility.
  8. Versatile: Ideal for a wide range of indoor and outdoor plants.
  9. Egg: Lightweight and easy to transport, PittMoss makes planting and repotting hassle-free.
  10. Weed-free: Because it is recycled from paper products, PittMoss is free from weed seeds, making for cleaner and healthier plants.

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Founded in 2015 in Ambridge, PAPittMoss’ portfolio of patented products Made from organic, recycled paper, reduces runoff through improved nutrient absorption and superior moisture wicking. The carbon-rich, living soil environment contributes to superior root development and produces larger, healthier plants with less water and fertilizer than the competition.


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