Consultation on ending the use of peat

The government is consulting the public about ending the use of peat. Here’s the national Friends of the Earth summary of the current situation, with comments and suggestions about specific questions in the consultation.

Please add your voice! Voluntary measures haven’t worked up till now (they were first suggested in 2011, which itself was a good twenty years after concerns were first raised about the harm that digging up peatlands was doing to the environment. The consultation is here, and the closing date is March 18.

More information here and here