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What are my options for eco-friendly and chemical-free/nontoxic planters?

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2012 02:07 AM
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I am trying to find the most eco-friendly, non-chemical-leaching planters to grow my vegetables/fruits/herbs in. I am very apprehensive about using plastic pots, due to chemical BPA leaching. I have just discovered coconut liner window planters as an eco option but noticed that there is some sticky binder substance. What is this, and are they 100% toxic, chemical free? What are your best recommendations?




 

 

I am trying to find the most eco-friendly, non-chemical-leaching planters to grow my vegetables/fruits/herbs in. I am very apprehensive about using plastic pots, due to chemical BPA leaching. I have just discovered coconut liner window planters as an eco option but noticed that there is some sticky binder substance. What is this, and are they 100% toxic, chemical free? What are your best recommendations?

Anything made from ceramics, glass, metal, or even cedar would be a good candidate, depending on the specific use.

The BPA issue is related to #7 plastic, usually in the form...



 

 

 
 
 

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