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Tax Peat, Don't Ban It.

Submitted by Patricio Hudson on Monday 24th May 2021

Published on Tuesday 1st June 2021

Current status: Open

Open until: Wednesday 1st December 2021

Current Signatures: 15
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Tax Peat, Don't Ban It.

Petition Details

Like when landfill tax was introduced, the recycling industry flourished, with peat Parliament should do the same.

Ban on peat without substitute will kill the industry. Taxing as well can cover the peat coming from overseas as in pots with plants.

Additional Information

Now again there is a momentum to ban peat. Peat industry uses 3 millons cubic meters of peat every year.How this volume will be substituted?

Taxing peat as the landfill was will allow the recycling industry to adapt if not, we as consumers will pay the price and will very costly. PAS100 compost will not replace peat.


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