Amenity weeding product Foamstream scoops award for innovation at IoG Saltex

A new thermal weeding solution for amenity situations has won the award for innovation at IoG Saltex.

It was immediately made available to councils, contractors and grounds care teams after a distribution agreement was signed with Sherriff Amenity.

The weed-control product Foamstream is non-toxic so has unrestricted use around watercourses, on roads and in populated areas.

The Chemical Regulations Directorate-approved Weedingtech product uses a mix of boiling water, steam and foam derived from natural and renewable plant oils and sugars. The steam ensures that the heat is efficiently transferred to the plant and the foam acts as a thermal blanket.

Weedingtech technical director Richard Hobbs said: "Foamstream offers teams a completely safe, 100 per cent non-toxic solution and our partnership with Sherriff Amenity means it will reach those searching for answers."

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