Ecology Control M-Binder Tackifier

Product Information:

A Naturally Perfect Tackifier

Ecology Control M-Binder is a botanical glue used as an aid in hydroseeding, to stabilize soils, and for dust control. Ecology Control M-Binder is unsurpassed as a tackifier setting the stand for the industry since the early 1970’s. It is 100%
organic, made from the plantago (Plantago insularis) plant. The material used to make the glue is the protective coating of the plantago seed, known as a psyllium. This outer coating's purpose in nature is to stick the seed to the soil to improve germination. Ecology Control M-Binder is composed of the finely ground outer coating of this seed. It works perfectly as a tackifier, doing exactly the job that nature intended.


Where to Use Ecology Control M-Binder

Ecology Control M-Binder may be used anywhere you need to tack straw or mulch, or control dust and erosion, such as for highway, mine and pipeline
reclamation, for revegetation and restoration projects, fire rehabilitation, landscaping and beautification.


Ecology Control M-Binder may be applied as a dry powder or as a wet slurry to dry or wet surfaces. It may even be applied during rain. It does not require set-up or drying time because when it is wet it is a heavy muciloid material and when dry it is a firm but rewettable membrane.
Ecology Control M-Binder may be used at varying rates depending on factors such as slope, porosity of the soil and wind conditions. We have found that a good general rate is 150 lbs/acre.

  • To  tack  straw: Apply Ecology Control M-Binder at 150-200 lbs/acre. We also recommend mixing with wood fiber at a rate of 200-300 lbs/acre (to help keep tackifier on top of straw) and sufficient water to produce good slurry flow.
  • For use with mulch: Apply Ecology Control M-Binder at 100-200 lbs/acre and wood fiber or paper mulch as specified.
  • For use in dust control: Apply Ecology Control M-Binder at 100-200 lbs/acre depending on site conditions.

Cost Effective
Increases plant density and seed retention

to handle, to apply and easy to clean up

Used for dust abatement, hydroseeding, straw and fiber tacking.

slurry suspension and slurry flow

Forms a firm, resilient, rewettable membrane which fastens seed to soil surface.

All organic, non-toxic, non-corrosive, safe for animals and plants.

Technical Specifications

  • Protein content: 1.62
  • Ash content: 2.70
  • Fiber: 4.00
  • pH of 1% solution: 6.80
  • Settleable solids: 5.00

For more information and pricing contact:

Gilbert Barajas
(805) 684-0436 x103



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Erosion Control