PittMoss is excited to announce that the company and its founder, Mont Handley, received the Tibbetts Award. The award recognizes individuals and organizations that have made visible technological impacts and represent the very best of the SBIR program.The award was announced and presented at a ceremony on January 10th in Washington, DC.
PittMoss was recognized for its peat-free growing mixes, which are produced with recycled cellulose fiber. The fiber reduces the amount of water needed and delivers nutrients more efficiently to plants. While being the sustainable choice for gardeners, PittMoss products also encourage incredible plant growth through its unique physical properties that manage and intelligently deliver nutrients and water. This engineered fiber is a revolutionary growing media for commercial and home gardeners alike.
"PittMoss has worked hard to expand it's market reach to get our product in the hands of consumers and growers. I am honored to be recognized by the SBIR for this award. I hope that PittMoss can continue to expand its positive impact on our planet," said Mont Handley, founder and inventor of PittMoss.
The Tibbetts award acknowledges companies who participate in the SBIR program and whose innovations have supported federal research and development needs. Winners are selected based on the economic impact of their technological innovation and the overall commercialization of federal research. PittMoss is honored to receive this award and continue its mission to produce the most superior organic and sustainable growing media on the market.
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