We would like to inform you about our latest news
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.
The Board of Responsibly Produced Peat has recently granted two certificates to AS Torf/NEVEMA for the locations Laiküla I and Laiküla II.
The Board of Responsibly Produced Peat has recently granted two certificates to SIA Klasmann-Deilmann Latvia for the locations Lielais 2 and Rakis.
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
The Board of Responsibly Produced Peat has recently granted the RPP certificate to Hasselfors Garden for the location Ekebymossen
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
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.
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.
The Board of Responsibly Produced Peat has recently granted three certificates to AS Kraver for the locations Soosaare II, Soosaare III and Tässi.
The Board of Responsibly Produced Peat has recently granted two certificates to EUFLOR GmbH for the locations Aschhorner Moor and Wolfsbrucher Moor- stade.
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.
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.
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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