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Review of the use of peat moss in horticulture - submissions now available

Date Released: Thursday, June 4, 2020

In October 2019, the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht published a Key Issues consultation paper in relation to a Review of the use of Peat in the Horticultural Industry. Submissions were open until the end of January 2020. The submissions received are listed in the table below.

Submission
An Taisce
Bord na Móna
Bulrush Horticulture
Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management
Commercial Mushroom Producers Co-Operative Society
Cré - Composting & Anaerobic Digestion Association of Ireland
Dockrells
Enrich Environmental
Growing Media Europe AIBSL
Growing Media Ireland
Harte Peat
Horticulture Industry Forum
Individual submission
Individual submission
Individual submission
Individual submission
Individual submission
Institute of Archaeologists of Ireland
Irish Farmers' Association
Irish Peatland Conservation Council
John B. Dockrell Ltd.
Klasmann Deilmann
Laguna Nurseries
Monaghan Mushrooms
Natural Kitchen Gardens
Northway Mushrooms
Not Here Not Anywhere
RHP
SAP Nurseries
Teagasc
UCC Department of Archaeology
UK Growing Media Association (GMA) and Horticultural Trades Association (HTA)
Walsh Mushrooms
Westland Horticulture

For more information, please contact:

National Peatlands Strategy Co-ordination Unit,
Peatland Issues and Land Designation Section,
National Parks and Wildlife Service,
Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht
90 King Street North,
Smithfield,
Dublin 7 D07 N7 CV
Phone: 01 8883242
Email: peatinhorticulturereview@chg.gov.ie