[NAFEX] Green Bags revisited

Steve sdw12986 at aol.com
Sun Sep 20 10:49:59 EDT 2009



> Steve asked, "After you use the containers for a while, do they get 
> saturated with ethylene and become unable to absorb more?"
> 

Jim Fruth wrote:
>     According to what I have learned is that the active ingredient in Green 
> Bags and Green Containers is zeolite, a volcanic mineral that absorbs gases 
> including ethylene.  When the zeolite becomes saturated with a gas, it can 
> be regenerated/restored by putting it in sunshine for 8 hours or in a 200 
> degree oven for an hour.

So, do the the directions tell you that, when you buy the bags or other 
containers?



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