You asked- We answer Number 9 Are geotextiles environmentally friendly?

Stratec Ltd has over 40 years’ experience in supplying products and services to the Civil and Environmental Engineering and Construction industries.

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Absolutely! Geotextiles are like eco-warriors in the world of fabrics, combining practicality with environmental consciousness. These marvels of modern engineering are designed to be both efficient and environmentally friendly, making them a fantastic choice for various applications.

Geotextiles are woven or non-woven fabrics specifically engineered to enhance the soil’s stability, control erosion, and improve drainage. But what sets them apart from ordinary textiles is their eco-friendly nature. They are typically made from recycled materials such as polyester or polypropylene, giving a new lease of life to discarded fibers.

By utilizing geotextiles, we are effectively reducing waste and minimizing our carbon footprint. Not only do they provide a sustainable solution to soil erosion, but they also contribute to the preservation of our natural resources. It’s like giving Mother Earth a comforting, supportive hug!

These magical fabrics are incredibly versatile and can be employed in a wide range of applications. From road construction and landfills to coastal protection and agriculture, geotextiles are there to lend a helping hand while keeping our planet’s well-being in mind.

Moreover, geotextiles promote the growth of vegetation, which plays a vital role in carbon sequestration. They create an environment conducive to plant growth by providing protection and retaining moisture in the soil. So not only are geotextiles practical, but they also foster the flourishing of greenery, making them the true superheroes of sustainability.

In conclusion, geotextiles are undoubtedly environmentally friendly. They are crafted from recycled materials, minimize waste, and support vegetation growth while tackling erosion and improving soil stability. So next time you spot geotextiles in action, take a moment to appreciate their positive impact on our planet. They’re a remarkable fusion of practicality and eco-consciousness, truly deserving of our admiration.

Sam Brierley

Marketing Director

Businesses I have worked for

Midwest Contracting

Tower Group

Reflect Promotional Products

Acure Safety


Sam has been involved in over 6 SME’s since graduating in 2011, with a focus on creating effective marketing plans and ensuring the efficient carrying out of the plans to achieve the targets and goals consistently. Sam puts emphasis on being driven and results focused by eliminating and removing what holds us back so that results can be achieved.

Key Areas of Expertise

  • Marketing
  • Sales
  • Leadership

Giles Clarke

Managing Director

Businesses I have worked for

Quin Global

Vola Global

Orca Hygiene

Customers I have worked with

Howdens, Hafele, B&Q, Headlam Group, Norboard, Likewise, Balfour Beatty, Bam Construction, RJ Mcleod, I&H Brown, Cala Homes and many more


Giles has been working with SME’s since graduating from school. Working throughout different areas of the business from sales and marketing development, sales and commercial management, operations, manufacturing and R&D to continually develop the business, delivering growth and company sustainability. Putting emphasis on targets, goals, and direction, to deliver the company strategy and develop its people and systems.

Key Areas of Expertise

  • Business Planning
  • Business Growth