BioWool is a biodegradable wool matting for erosion and sediment control and landscaping applications.

BioWool is ideal for protecting cut faces and exposed soil from wind and water erosion.

In addition to the erosion control function, BioWool allows moisture penetration assisting vegetation establishment while insulating the seed and root zones from extremes of heat.

BioWool is a nonwoven, 100% pure wool matting. It is manufactured in New Zealand using recycled wool and fleece wool, making it a sustainable resource product.

BioWool is commonly used in conjunction with the DuraMesh system to provide erosion protection and vegetation establishment in the face of the DuraMesh wall.



  • Fully biodegradable product providing plants with nutrients as it degrades making it an environmentally friendly product
  • Allows water to pass through and reduces evaporation
  • Provides a temperate environment for plants minimising the effects of colder weather
  • Suppresses weeds allowing for better establishment of younger plants and time spent controlling weeds
  • Reduces the need for chemical sprays
  • Aesthetic advantages over synthetic products
  • Protects exposed soils from wind and water
  • Made from sustainable wool
  • Ground Staples also available


  • Steepened slopes
  • Road, rail and sound barrier embankments
  • Low flow stormwater channels
  • Culvert outlets and washout drains
  • Highly erodible soils
  • Heavy rainfall areas
  • Coastal and seashore protection
  • Parks, amenity areas, golf courses, and sports grounds
  • Quarries and landfills
  • Facing for the DuraMesh® Reinforced Soil System
  • Vegetation establishment for reinforced soil walls and slopes








0.9m x 50m




1.8m x 50m




1.8m x 30m



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