Weed Control – Weedingtech

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Foamstream is the leading herbicide-free weed control solution on the market, suitable for treating annual weeds, perennial weeds and invasive species of weeds.


Foamstream effectively controls unwanted vegetation by using the heat in hot water, insulated by a biodegradable foam blanket. The foam stops the heat escaping to the atmosphere, keeping the heat on the plant for longer, ensuring a more effective kill. Sterilisation of surrounding seeds and spores also helps to reduce regrowth. Read more about this here.


Why is Foamstream the best alternative to glyphosate?

For more information about how Foamstream addresses the functional limitations of traditional herbicides like glyphosate, click here.


Foamstream can be used to control weeds on the following surfaces

  • Hard surfaces: playgrounds, cobbles, block paving, pavements, car parks, courtyards, gravelled areas
  • Soft Surfaces: flower beds, water filter beds, parks, beach fronts, pond/lake edges
  • Artificial surfaces: sports tracks, playgrounds, sports pitches (e.g. astro turf)


What sort of weeds can I treat with Foamstream?

Foamstream is able to treat all kinds of weeds, including perennial, annual and invasive species. Below are some examples.

Perennial: White Clover, Daisy, Dandelion, Creeping Buttercup, Crane’s Bill, Ribwort and Greater Plantain, Ragwort, Couch Grass, Bindweed, Ground Elder, Cleavers, Nettles, Docks, Mare’s Tail.

Annual: Meadow Grass, Chickweed, Fat Hen, Charlock, Groundsel, Hairy Bittercress, Prickly Milk/Sow Thistle, Oxalis, Speedwell

Invasive Species: Giant Hogweed, Japanese Knotweed, Pennywort, New Zealand Pygmy Weed.


Struggling to understand when and how to best treat your weeds?

Download our Complete Guide to Treatment Cycles ebook here.

Before and After

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Why choose Foamstream for your herbicide-free weed control?

1. Most cost-effective herbicide-free alternative

2. Lowest number of treatment cycles

3. Treatment in all weathers, on all surfaces

4. Safe to use around people, animals and waterways.

5. Sterilises surrounding seeds and spores

Optional lances available

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140mm Lance

Part No: 300220

Our 140mm lance is included with all Foamstream M600s. Also available as a narrow lance for the Foamstream M1200.

230mm Lance

Part No: 300228

Our 230mm lance is included with all Foamstream M1200s. Also available as a wide lance for the Foamstream M600.

350mm Lance

Part No: 300191

At 40% wider than the 230mm lance, which comes as standard with the Foamstream M1200, this lance provides a greater treatment area per hour.

Foaming Nylon Scrub Brush

Part No: 300028

Soft nylon scrub brush for removing moss and algae. Suitable for most surfaces.

Our customers

From public entities such as city councils and parks, to green space contractors, utility companies and private landowners, we work with customers worldwide, operating across the Americas, Europe and Australasia.

What our customers say

“NYC & NYS are extremely environmentally conscious and take great precautions towards protecting the parks, private & public schools, municipal areas and universities. Since representing Weedingtech here in NY, the reception has been enormous, and the potential endless. Foamstream is rapidly gaining popularity because of its herbicide-free approach to eliminating weeds, along with its additional functionality for sanitisation tasks such as street cleaning and gum removal. Being people and pet friendly as well as reducing costs, it’s a true win-win year-round solution.”
Alfred Delloiacono
President, Chief Equipment
“There are so many benefits to choose from but the single best thing about Foamstream has to be the cleanliness and the finish once Foamstream has been applied. We’re excited about Foamstream’s possibilities as a public engagement tool, as well as the positive feedback from potential clients and increased chances of getting onto new approved supplier lists.”
Terry Burns
Senior Contract Manager, idverde
“Turf Star-Western has great interest in offering environmentally benign solutions to grounds maintenance challenges. We believe that Weedingtech is at the leading edge of this herbicide-free movement offering a viable solution with their patented hot water and environmentally-friendly foam process, Foamstream.”
Len Gregory
Co-Owner, Turf Star-Western

Looking at herbicide-free options? Read our factsheet on Foamstream vs hot water.

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