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We’ve been nominated for The Earthshot Prize 2024!

We’ve been nominated for The Earthshot Prize 2024!

We’re delighted to have been nominated for this year’s Earthshot Prize. Although there’s a long way to go before we find out if we’ve made it to the final (we probably won’t hear until October), being nominated is a significant recognition of what we set out to do...

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The first Wool Eisteddfod at The Senedd

The first Wool Eisteddfod at The Senedd

As part of October's ‘Wool Month’, the first Wool Eisteddfod was held at The Senedd in Cardiff. Celebrating innovation in Welsh wool, it was organised by the Welsh Wool Alliance in partnership with British Wool, who kindly exhibited one of NexGen’s tree shelters on...

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Exciting evidence of biodegradation on trial site

Exciting evidence of biodegradation on trial site

Being able to define biodegradability for a product that lasts 5 -7 years is highly complex. Whilst there are a number of tests available, they are generally for short life-span products such as weed mulch, which only needs to last three months. The key for innovative...

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Infographic: Why CNSL matches our values

Infographic: Why CNSL matches our values

When Gary began designing NexGen’s tree shelters, he knew he wanted to use materials that were ideally a waste product, plentiful, sustainable and kind to the environment. His research led him to cashew nutshell liquid (CNSL), a by-product of the cashew nut industry....

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Groundswell 2023

Groundswell 2023

Groundswell is billed as the regenerative agriculture festival, or to adapt the sentiment behind Cloths of Heaven by WB Yates, ‘how to tread lightly on the earth.’ We make our tree shelters from unsaleable waste or by-products of the food industry, including British...

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The ARB Show 2023 at Westonbirt

The ARB Show 2023 at Westonbirt

This month, Tim Oliver, our technical sales director, went to the Arb Association show at Westonbirt.  The Arboricultural Association ARB Show is the UK's biggest show dedicated to arboriculture, promising a unique experience for all those with a passion for trees and...

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Why the sheep’s wool tree shelter is the way forward

Why the sheep’s wool tree shelter is the way forward

There’s so much that’s interesting about NexGen tree shelters. Yes, they’re fully biodegradable, pH and ecotoxicity neutral. But did you know that the process NexGen use is similar to when forming fibreglass, except that our material is biodegradable. Or that their...

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