Papaya propagation in India with Jiffy-7C pellets is a success. In this story, the numerous benefits are discussed with a prominent grower.more...
Working towards a greener future for all
Here at Jiffy we want to reduce our impact on the environment. Above all, though, we want to support our customers in finding and using sustainable plant growing solutions that protect plants, people, profit, and planet! Our Sustainability Team, our Innovation Team, in fact everyone in our global organization, is working hard to achieve these goals.
Huge range of eco-friendly solutions available
Did you know we first started offering our plastic-free, compostable Jiffy Pot Original back in the 1960s? Tried and tested, the pot is now available in a huge range of sizes. Many of them are specifically designed for automated sowing and transplanting systems. Our sustainable plant growing solutions also include biodegradable growblocks and pellets. Just look out for the sustainability icon on our product pages and in our leaflets.
Working to meet your sustainability needs
But Jiffy offers far more than just products. We are always happy to share our expertise, give technical advice, and answer your sustainability related questions. About Jiffy growing media, sure, but our know-how goes way beyond that. What are the most sustainable plant propagation systems? How do you start seeds or cuttings without fossil plastic? What are non-plastic alternatives for the nursery? Got a question of your own? Please reach out to us. We’ll work with you to find solutions that align with your sustainability priorities.
Find out more about Jiffy’s own sustainability journey and what we can do to support you in yours in the 2021 Jiffy Group Sustainability Report & Five-Year Plan. Download it here.
Jiffy Sustainability Manager
Reduce single-use fossil plastics and non-degradable polymers in our raw materials, processes and products.
Increase the proportion of sustainable raw materials in our product portfolio.
Reduce energy use, water use, and CO2 emissions in our production processes and global logistics.
Increase Jiffy’s contribution to the circular economy in our materials and products and through cooperation with relevant customers and suppliers.
Read all about our sustainable solutions
Meet Germán Cuitiño Christin. He has been trialling Jiffy Growblocks and Growbags in Argentina to demonstrate their performance on tomatoes and other crops.more...
Jiffy’s 2021 Sustainability Report & Five-Year Plan is up for download. Find out Jiffy is facilitating sustainable horticulture. Above all, Jiffy aims to work with customers to support them in their sustainable horticulture journey. The Jiffy Group Sustainability Report & Five-Year Plan sets out how we’re going about that mission.more...
In recent years we have all become more aware of the negative environmental impact of plastics, especially on our oceans. The World Economic Forum also estimates that by 2050, plastics will be responsible for nearly 15% of all global greenhouse gas emissions if we continue our current trajectory. Less plastic = fewer carbon emissions The…more...
Developing sustainable plants growing solutions together As the global population and consumption increase, it is ever more critical to reduce the demand for natural resources. We can help by keeping raw materials and products in use for longer. That’s why engaging in the circular economy is an important pillar of Jiffy’s sustainability program. Developing sustainable…more...
February, 18th 2021 Jiffy Group is proud to announce the appointment of Richard Stevenson as its first Global Sustainability Manager from January 1st, 2021. The new role reflects Jiffy’s commitment to being an ever more sustainable company. A major supplier of growing media to the horticulture & agriculture sectors, it strives to be a leader…more...
The Jiffy O’Growblock is now ECOCERT certified. ECOCERT strives to enable production processes that respect the environment, with better management of natural resources. This way, Ecocert stimulates socially responsible sectors that offer better product quality and safety. The Jiffy Growblock is the number one choice for all cut-flower and vegetable growers using hydroponic systems, greenhouses…more...
Sustainability is a big part of Jiffy’s DNA. We take our stewardship seriously, and improve where we can. We are making big steps in reducing plastics, finding alternatives to peat, and discovering ways to make food production more circular. We can do this, because our customers and employees have trust in us for a better…more...
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