Ecosystem Kickstarter

Ecosystem Kickstarter

Terracing with Foldable Structures Filled with Seeds and Nutrients
Amper Design

Ecosystem Kickstarter's mission is to improve the resilience of communities and natural ecosystems by restoring landscapes in a sustainable way. Their approach is based on a foldable structure made from biodegradable cardboard fibres, applied on a slope and filled with local soil to function as a terracing structure. Inside the product are both pioneer seeds and nutrients added during the production process.The rooting systems have time to develop due to the short-term protection of the biodegradable structure in the vulnerable phase of vegetation development. When there is a sufficient rooting system, the cardboard decomposes and adds carbon to the soil. The anti-erosion function will be taken over by the new vegetation, improving water infiltration and soil structure to help the ecosystem get over the ecological threshold.


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