Japanese Knotweed Disposal

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It's time to finally get rid of your Japanese knotweed

You’ve tried everything, but nothing has been able to eliminate this invasive plant. You’ve spent hours and hours trying to pull it out by hand. You’ve spent even more hours trying to poison it with Roundup, which only seems to make it stronger. Now you’re just ready for something that will work—and fast!

But don’t give up hope yet: there’s a solution out there that actually works. Our Japanese Knotweed Disposal services can take care of everything from start to finish.

Our experts have worked with all kinds of clients over the years, from homeowners who have just a few patches of knotweed on their property to businesses whose entire grounds are covered in the stuff—and we’ve seen firsthand how well our methods work. We’ll come out to your property and assess the situation, then talk about what would be best for your particular situation before getting started on treatment options that will effectively eradicate these pesky plants from your life forever!

Don't Break the Law!

Don’t risk it! If you’re carrying out Japanese knotweed disposal, it’s imperative that you do so safely and legally.

You’ve got Japanese knotweed growing on your property and you need to legally dispose of it, but the thought of the fines that could come with not handling it properly is keeping you up at night.

In today’s busy world, it can be hard to keep up with all the legal requirements that come with owning property and/or land. You might not think about them until you’re faced with a fine for failing to comply. If this sounds familiar, then you’ve come to the right place.

Maybe you don’t know where to start if your property is infested with it. Or maybe you’re worried about what will happen if your neighbors find out that you have it on your land.

If either of those is true, then Knotweed Services is here to help. With our expert team and our experienced staff, we can help you legally dispose of Japanese knotweed—and keep your home safe from fines or other penalties.

Our Disposal Methods

We use many methods to treat, control and dispose of Japanese Knotweed. Continue reading to find out about our most popular removal services and their benefits.

ELECTRICAL REMOVAL

This truly is the pinnacle of cutting edge technology and new for 2022.

We use electricity and rootwave technology to remove the plant from your property in a safe, efficient manner.

Here are just some of the benefits of using our services:

  • Your yard will be free of the invasive weed once and for all
  • No more pesky chemicals or pesticides
  • Our process doesn’t harm any other plants
  • You won’t have to worry about being exposed to harmful fumes or chemicals
  • And best of all? There’s no need for heavy machinery or digging up your yard. We’ll come out and use our cutting-edge technology to make sure that Japanese knotweed is gone for good!

SOIL SCREENING

All too often, invasive plants are dealt with by cutting them and piling the materials on site. The recent shift in regulations, however, is no longer allowing this method. Using the screening method, the Japanese knotweed rhizome material is separated from the soil material.

Soils that have been cleaned of contaminants can be reused in locations away from construction, such as soft landscaping areas. Great for reducing landfill!

BIOSECURITY SUPERVISION

As part of our biosecurity measures, we will provide a boot wash and machine washing area at the entrance to the site. We will provide toolbox talks for the main contractor on site and have contractors sign them.

We can provide temporary geotextile barriers to protect the site and maintain biosecurity during construction. After we have finished our work, we will issue a full biosecurity report.

EXCAVATION AND DISPOSAL

Japanese knotweed is a serious problem that can affect your home, property and health.

If you’re unsure of how to get rid of Japanese knotweed, or if you are just looking for an alternative to chemical treatments, then Excaavation and Disposal is here to help. We offer a comprehensive service for the removal and disposal of Japanese knotweed from your home or business.

We have the expertise and equipment needed to remove this invasive plant from your property safely and efficiently. Our team has years of experience removing Japanese knotweed from gardens, patios and driveways without damaging the surrounding landscape. Our trained staff use state-of-the-art machinery to remove all traces of the plant, ensuring that it does not return in future years.

CELL BURIAL

Cell burial comprises of moving Knotweed contaminated soil from one location on site, burying it in an excavated pit which is lined with a root barrier membrane, in a different position on the site.

STOCKPILE & TREAT

Stockpiling is the method by which contaminated Japanese knotweed soil is removed and stored in an area away from the site being treated. A bund is a shallow trench, typically 0.5m deep.

The purpose of the bund is to move Japanese Knotweed to an area that is not used so that treatment can be carried out on the plant in a way that would not be possible if it remained where it was originally located.

HERBICIDE APPLICATION

Herbicide application doesn’t kill Japanese Knotweed overnight.

Our herbicide treatment typically lasts 3 years and we’d provide treatments to your properties between 2 and 3 times per annum. 

As discussed above, not the quickest way to deal with Knotweed but can be cheaper than other options.

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