Scientific basis for horticultural peat phase-out disputed

A policy to end horticultural peat use on the basis of its climate change impacts and habitat damage has been questioned by the International Peat Society.

Three million cubic metres of horticultural peat are used in the UK every year (photo: Realimage/Alamy)
Three million cubic metres of horticultural peat are used in the UK every year (photo: Realimage/Alamy)

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