Biobased Product | SDG 8, 12, 13,  14, 15


Woven ground textile hardly let light through, so that weeds cannot germinate and grow. No pesticides are needed to control weeds. With the ground textile, the “Japanese knotweed” species can be reduced. The rainwater is allowed through, so that rainwater can effortlessly penetrate the soil.

The canvases for the Tractaatweg have been used to separate soil parts. By applying the textile made from PLA, which are biodegradable, there are no disposal costs.


This product has been developed by Phormium and is made from thermoplastic polymers of lactic acids from corn starch. The textile decay into small fibers that are biodegradable.  


reduction of disposal costs


Reutility score


lower CO2 emissions


renewable material


reduction pesticides

No disposal cost

Duracover is biodegradable over time. No disposal cost to remove the textiles.


The textiles are made of  renewable materials for 100%. The product is 100% compstable during the end of its life time.

Lower CO2

Rainwater runs through the textile and the CO2 emissions of the materials are lower compared to fossile materials.


The textiles of fossile material falls apart in strands. PLA falls is small fibers so water birds can not tangled up in the wires. 


Duracover prevents overgrowth of weeds like the  ‘Japanese knotweet’  and prevents the use of pesticides. 

Other biobased products used in the Tractaatweg

Tree ankers

Roundabout signs

PRO grass plates bio

Project using this product 


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