What are the environmental benefits of UltraPole NXT and UltraArm NXT?

UltraPole NXT and UltraArm NXT:

  • use less energy, fossil fuels, and water to produce; with lower ecotoxicity than other materials used in poles
  • have a wider range of disposal options at the end of life
  • The active ingredient, DCOI, earned the EPA’s President’s Green Chemistry Challenge Award in 1996 for its use as an alternative to tributyltin (TBT) compounds in marine antifoulant coatings.
    • DCOI is also the active ingredient in Ecolife®, the best performing, non-metal based, above-ground residential deck preservative on the market.
    • DCOI is also used in water treatment, paints and coatings, adhesives, vinyl roof membranes, vinyl flooring, marine upholstery, outdoor furniture, and shower curtains for example.
    • DCOI is stable and leach resistant.
    • DCOI is effective against wood decay fungi and termites.

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