Here are some other organisations that may be able to provide additional information and insight. 

 

Horticultural Trades Association (HTA)
The HTA is amodern, leading edge trade association representing the UK garden industry. The HTA promotes the profitable growth of its retail and grower members through a comprehensive range of business support initiatives. The HTA is amodern, leading edge trade association representing the UK garden industry. The HTA promotes the profitable growth of its retail and grower members through a comprehensive range of business support initiatives.

 

The National Farmers' Union (NFU)
The National Farmers' Union represents the farmers and growers of England and Wales. Its central objective is to promote successful and socially responsible agriculture and horticulture, while ensuring the long term viability of rural communities.

 

Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP)
WRAP is a not for profit company created in 2000 as part of the Government's waste strategies across the United Kingdom. Its initial mission, and the focus of its first three year Business Plan, was to create new markets for the additional materials which would be collected and recycled as part of the drive to reduce the volume of waste which was sent to landfill.

 

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA)
Defra (the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) works for the essentials of life - food, air, land, water, people, animals and plants. Their remit is the pursuit of sustainable development - weaving together economic, social and environmental concerns.

 

International Peat Society (IPS)
The International Peat Society (IPS) is a international, non-governmental and non-profit organisation with approxmiately 1,400 members from 37 countries. It is dedicated to fostering the advancement, exchange and communication of scientific, technical and social knowledge and understanding for the wise use of peatlands and peat.