New rules on waste disposal in soil protection code

A draft code of good agricultural practice for soil protection was issued by the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAFF) on 7 December.1 The code breaks new ground by introducing numerical guidelines to protect soil against contamination by waste which may affect several industries, but it falls short of tackling head-on the threats posed to long-term soil productivity by erosion and loss of organic matter.

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