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Is Fertilizer from Batteries Toxic?
We have gotten countless questions regarding how we could create plant food from "toxic" batteries. Read on to learn how we can!
What is Nutri-Cell?
Nutri-Cell is our lawn and garden plant food made from the very batteries sent to us for recycling! It is specifically formulated with home gardeners in mind. This probiotic-packed plant food is made from pure zinc and manganese derived from batteries and other recycled materials! ♻️🔋♻️
Read on to learn why and how this process is EVEN MORE PURE than other lawn and garden fertilizers. 🌱
How Pure is Pure?
People are wondering about the purity of our fertilizer since it is made with ingredients from scary batteries! That is a valid concern and is one of the biggest roadblocks to making recycled batteries useful, thereby keeping them out of landfills. 🚮
When we are talking about impurities, there are a few toxic materials that we are looking for: Lead, Cadmium, Mercury, etc. These materials are all naturally occurring elements that can be found in soil untouched by humans. Many organic fertilizers have hundreds of parts per million (ppm) of the toxins. ☣️ ⚠️
So how do you make the fertilizer pure?
Catalytic Innovations has the experience and knowledge of Dr's Volner and Hull, who have been making micronutrient fertilizer for commercial ag for over a decade. 🧪🧫
By spending years piloting different processes to provide much needed nutrition to America's corn belt, Scott and Caleb have worked out cutting edge processes to make some of the purest commercial fertilizer on the market.
How do you know it's pure?
Catalytic Innovations has a lab onsite, complete with advanced instruments to measure impurities at a part per million (0.0001%) level, and test solutions to bring the highest quality product to farmland across the nation. 🔬
So how pure is Nutri-Cell then?
According to AAPFCO standards, a fertilizer like Nutri-Cell would be allowed to have 365ppm Lead, but our fertilizer is incredibly around 1000x purer than those standards! 🌻
Our Plant Food is made with years of experience and can be measured on state-of-the-art instruments at nearly undetectable levels, making Nutri-Cell literally cleaner than the dirt itself! 🌷🔋🌹
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