Authors: Krystyna Wrześniewska-Tosik , Tomasz Mik , Tomasz Kowalewski, Damian Walisiak. Michalina Pałczyńska, Ewa Wesołowska, Dariusz Dębiec, Piotr Kacorzyk
Company/Faculty/School: Łukasiewicz Research Network- Institute of Biopolymers and Chemical Fibres
web page: www.ibwch.lodz.pl
The composite protective non-woven obtained by needle punching method consists of wool and chicken feathers. The non-woven fabric is intended for covering difficult terrain (heaps, railway embankments, ski slopes etc.) where getting a good sodding is very difficult. The non-woven fabric is characterized by high water capacity and adheres well to the ground. As a result of non-woven biodegradation the nitrogen released from wool and feathers enriches the soil with a nutrient, thanks to which it is not necessary to fertilize the ground with mineral fertilizers.