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New chairman for the Board of Responsibly Produced Peat!

During the last Board meeting of Responsibly Produced Peat, Ben van der Geest officially resigned as chairman of the Board. RPP would like to express many thanks to Ben for five years commitment to his chairmanship and we are happy he will still stay as a member of the Board.

RPP certificates granted to AS Torf / NEVEMA

The Board of Responsibly Produced Peat has recently granted two certificates to AS Torf/NEVEMA for the locations Laiküla I and Laiküla II.

RPP certificates granted to SIA Klasmann-Deilmann Latvia

The Board of Responsibly Produced Peat has recently granted two certificates to SIA Klasmann-Deilmann Latvia for the locations Lielais 2 and Rakis.

First RPP labelled growing media on the market!

Responsibly Produced Peat (RPP) is proud to announce that the first 4 companies produce RPP-labelled growing media products: Lentse & Slingerland Potgrond from the Netherlands, Greenyard Horticulture from Belgium and Compo and Euflor from Germany. They meet all the standards to bring RPP labelled products on the market

RPP certificate granted to Hasselfors Garden

The Board of Responsibly Produced Peat has recently granted the RPP certificate to Hasselfors Garden for the location Ekebymossen

RPP certificates granted to Greenyard Horticulture

The Board of Responsibly Produced Peat has recently granted six certificates to Greenyard Horticulture for the locations Bitenieku, Lambarte, Lamzene, Lestene, Piltene and Ruja in Latvia

The RPP certification scheme version 2.0

With the implementation of chapter 6, the Chain of Custody, it was decided to adjust the entire certification scheme. This new version of the certification scheme will be valid as of March 1, 2018, and will remain the basis for decision-making to RPP certification for 2 years (till the 1st of March, 2020). During that time, new experiences may lead to adjustments in the next version.

Chain of Custody and the RPP label

Chapter 6 (Chain of Custody and use of the RPP label) is approved by the Board and will be implemented in the new version of the certification scheme.

RPP certificates granted to AS Kraver

The Board of Responsibly Produced Peat has recently granted three certificates to AS Kraver for the locations Soosaare II, Soosaare III and Tässi.

RPP certificates for EUFLOR GmbH!

The Board of Responsibly Produced Peat has recently granted two certificates to EUFLOR GmbH for the locations Aschhorner Moor and Wolfsbrucher Moor- stade.

Successful RPP workshop “Best practices of mitigation measures and practical experiences with RPP certification”

Which mitigation measures can you best apply to mitigate impacts of peat extraction? This was the central issue of the workshop Responsibly Produced Peat organized on Friday September 15 in Riga.

2017 09 14 : RPP will be present at the Baltic Peat Producers Forum 2017

Feel free to visit our stand at the Baltic Peat Forum on the 14th of September. We will be available to give you all information you need on how to certify your peat.

2017 07 26: Appreciation for input NGO in Responsibly Produced Peat (RPP)

Marcel Silvius is no longer involved in Responsibly Produced Peat. The Board of RPP thanks Marcel Silvius for his contribution to the development of ‘Responsibly Produced Peat’. At the same time the Board welcomes Frank Hoffmann to take position in the Board to continue the representation of Wetlands International.
 

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